Ihab Elzeyadi, School of Architecture & Environment

Ihab Elzeyadi

Practice Areas: Architecture, Design and Health, Sustainable Design, Indoor Environmental Quality, Occupant’s Productivity and Well-Being

Ihab Elzeyadi is an academic expert in architecture as it relates to occupant’s health, productivity and well-being. His multidisciplinary research area combines sustainable design, occupational health, indoor environmental quality, and employee’s productivity and well-being. At the University of Oregon, he is a professor of architecture and the director of the High Performance Environments Lab (HiPE), where he develops tools and technologies for the design and assessment of high performance environments and the green building industry.

Contact: ihab@uoregon.edu | 541-346-3670


Recent Media:
Easy tips for an eco-friendly life, according to sustainability experts (Newsweek, Aug. 13, 2022)
To Market, To Market (Eugene Weekly, May 19, 2022)
Achieving Healthful Mental Mise en Place Through Design (Engineering News-Record, July 29, 2021)
University of Oregon team makes history in U.S. Doe’s 2021 Solar Decathlon (Oregon Department of Energy, April 28, 2021)
University of Oregon takes first place and grand jury prize at 2020 Solar Decathlon (Oregon Department of Energy, April 28, 2020)
5 ways to unleash staff potential through pccupant comfort (Architect, July 2018)
Saint-Gobain Study Shows Quality Indoor Environment Can Boost Productivity (Engineering News-Record, July 3, 2018)
Saint-Gobain releases North American HQ occupant comfort study (Facility Executive, June 14, 2018)
The science behind how nature affects your health (Forbes, June 15, 2017)
Forget beanbag chairs. Amazon is giving its workers treehouses. (The New York Times, July 10, 2016)
Buildings that grow, breathe and burn calories (OZY, June 18, 2016)
How this startup is using bacteria to grow bricks from scratch (Inc. Jan. 19, 2016)
High-tech companies, low-tech offices (The New Yorker, April 25, 2014)
Architecture professor ready to help produce green facades with FIT (Around the O, April 18, 2013)
UO solar awning project reaches semifinals in national competition, seeks to bridge business-academic gap (Portland Architecture, July 2011)
Solar awning and energy triple threat (Daily Journal of Commerce, April 30, 2010)