Can we create environments that heal us? | Sarah Eliason | TEDxHouston

Your home is your temple. Be an active part of the design, the maintenance, and the care of your space, to create a better relationship with your environment. Mindful design of the spaces we inhabit creates new opportunities to build joy and gratitude. Dwell within a temple of your own making.

For more than twenty years, designer Sara Eliason has created moving, intimate spaces that draw from the color ratios, light and materials found in nature. She has designed restaurants, dining environments, homes and commercial spaces in Houston, Round Top, San Francisco and the Pacific Northwest. Eliason studied natural building with Athena and Bill Steen of The Canelo Project in Arizona. Her most recent work can be seen in Traditional home. Currently, she lives and designs in Houston with her three children.

This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community.

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