Watch our live talk about water and wellness in design with Zaha Hadid Architects

In this live talk by Dezeen and American kitchen and bathroom brand Kohler, Zaha Hadid Architects' sustainability lead Carlos Bausa Martinez discussed designing with water to enhance wellbeing.

Dezeen's editor-at-large Amy Frearson moderated the panel talk, which featured Martinez alongside Woon Hoe Lee, the executive director of wellbeing at luxury hotel chain Banyan Tree, and Kohler's director of innovation Ratish Namboothiry.

Dezeen editor-at-large Amy Frearson in live talk for Kohler
The talk will be moderated by Dezeen's editor-at-large Amy Frearson

The talk explored the relationship between water and wellbeing, and how architects can incorporate water into their designs.

In addition, the panellists discussed what measures architecture firms and the wellness industry are taking to use this finite resource in a sustainable way.

Carlos Bausa Martinez
Zaha Hadid Architects' sustainability team lead Carlos Bausa Martinez will be joining the panel

Martinez joined Zaha Hadid Architects as sustainability team lead in 2019 following four years at Foster + Partners as an environmental design analyst.

He is typically involved in the conceptual and schematic stages of each project to simulate different environments and help to produce more energy-efficient buildings.

Woon Hoe Lee in live talk for Kohler
Woon Hoe Lee is the director of wellbeing at Banyan Tree

Based on the Thai island of Phuket, Lee is responsible for creating spaces and experiences to enhance wellbeing in Banyan Tree hotels.

He has a background in sociology and economics from the National University of Singapore and holds a variety of professional diplomas relating to wellness.

Ratish Namboothiry
Ratish Namboothiry is Kohler's director of innovation for good and sustainability

As Kohler's director of innovation for good and sustainability, Namboothiry works to embed sustainability into the company's operations and products.

Ratish also leads Innovation for Good, Kohler's internal incubator that focuses on social purpose and transforming ideas into products and services.