Allsteel Universal Design Expert A.J. Paron-Wildes Presenting at Greenbuild 2017 in Boston

A.J. Paron-Wildes

A.J. Paron-Wildes, National Architectural and Design Manager for Allsteel, is a key presenter at this year’s Greenbuild International Conference & Expo, the world’s largest and most influential green building conference, to be held November 8–10 in Boston.

Paron-Wildes will join architect Hansel Bauman, Co-director of DeafSpace Institute at Gallaudet University; Katie Osborn, Principal & Wayfinding Strategist at Via Collective; and Victoria Lanteigne, Senior Accessibility Consultant at Steven Winter Associates, Inc., to discuss “Trending Strategies for Universal Design.” The panel will explore four innovative approaches to practicing Universal Design in today’s building industry: Designing for Health; Designing for Deaf Space; Designing for Autism; and Wayfinding.

Paron-Wildes specializes in design implementation and collaboration, environmental initiatives/LEED and change management. She uses the term “design empathy” to characterize the need to accommodate a range of sensory experiences when it comes to making modern office space. Paron-Wildes’s extensive experience includes having built and led an award-winning design/build firm; developed national programs for the American Society of Interior Designers; and developed research programs for the University of Minnesota. She has also been a consultant for interiors in healthcare and education, specifically dealing with autism.

The panel takes place on Wednesday, November 8, from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm at Boston Convention and Exhibition Center. For more information, please visit:

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