Amy Dishman, NCIDQ, LEED AP

Interior Designer / Senior Associate

adishman@bvh.com

Amy is a dedicated advocate for sustainable, active and evidence-based design because she believes the built environment has a direct impact on our earth and well-being. For more than 15 years, she has worked on projects varied in size from 1,500 sf to one million. She has extensive experience in numerous sectors of design including residential, corporate, healthcare, education and civic. No matter the size or project type, Amy’s constant desire to shape individuals’ experience for the better through their surroundings remains. Her passion is creating spaces where people can thrive.

Amy refills her creative juices by going on adventures with her husband, playing with her daughter, feeling the wind in her face on the seat of a bicycle and challenging her mind and hands with knitting and home improvement projects.

What is the favorite place you have visited?
Reykjavik. Iceland has an otherworldly landscape that is truly mesmerizing.  Plus, you can buy yarn everywhere!

What are you optimistic about?
I believe in the power of design to transform lives for the better.

How do you engage your community?
I am actively involved with Temple B’nai Jeshurun, the Joslyn Institute for Sustainable Communities, and the Carbon Leadership Forum.

What is your area of interest or research?
I am keenly interested in making workplace and educational environments better place to work, learn and grow through evidence-based design that places an emphasis on holistic well-being, comfort, and joy.

What is your inspiration?
The world is full of magical things, patiently waiting for our senses to grow sharper. I am innately curious and always interested in learning something new. Passionate people, travel, art, and all forms of design are endlessly inspiring and fascinating to me.

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