Evidence-based healthcare design gives Alena the opportunity to create built environments aimed at enhancing the healing and well-being of users. She is an architect with 25 years of experience in planning and design in Canada and abroad. The field of healthcare architecture became a primary focus for her over the past 12 years. While working with her clients, she encourages a collaborative design approach which translates into successful design solutions and projects.
Alena’s interest in the human-environment interaction also reflects in her design experience with secure treatment facilities for children and youth with behavioral issues.