Tag: biophilic design
Can Plants Help Employees Make Fewer Mistakes?
An experiment by a Finnish indoor nature technology company shows employees make 43% fewer mistakes in the presence of plants and biophilic design.
Healthcare Facility Design Connects Nature, Healing
Patient-centric buildings are increasingly important, and the human desire to be near nature plays a vital role in healthcare facility design.
A Closer Look At Sustainability-Focused Biophilic Design
The case for a biophilic design approach that centers on sustainability is strong now and gaining momentum.
Supporting The Neurodiverse Workforce With Inclusive Spaces
Facility managers are responsible for making sure neurodiverse workers are included and appropriately equipped to perform their best work.
Armstrong Asks: How Does The Future Workplace Function?
Armstrong “Living Lab” — a recently renovated workspace on the company's Lancaster, PA corporate campus — demonstrates how today’s healthy workplace can function.
Poor IAQ Makes People Anxious
Nearly three-quarters of North Americans feel anxious when entering public spaces with poor indoor air quality, according to new research.
PDR Designed HP Inc. Campus Achieves LEED ID+C Gold V4
The interiors of the HP Inc. campus, designed by Houston-based PDR, has been awarded LEED v4 Gold Certification by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC).
How Behavioral Health Facilities Are Blurring The Lines With Nature And The Community
Architecture that blurs the lines between the building and nature while welcoming members of the community is shifting the paradigm for today’s behavioral health facilities.
Art, Light, And Nature Inspire New Home For Yale Child Study Center
The biophilic approach at YCSC, shown in studies to produce positive behavioral changes, is designed to instill a sense of calm and comfort.
How Biophilic Design Impacts Wellness
Healthcare facilities that use biophilic design principles like installing a circadian lighting system can improve patient outcomes and reduce staff stress.
Three Ways Facility Managers Can Retain Their Best Tenants
To tighten bonds and boost retention rates with commercial tenants, facility managers should leverage these three evolving trends.
Linetec Introduces Two New Wood Grain Finishes
Linetec has added two new patterns, Aged Light Oak and Aged Dark Oak, to its Gold Series Palette of wood grain finishes for architectural aluminum products.
What Do Seniors Want In A Retirement Community?
The continuing care retirement model is still the most popular senior living model in the U.S., but Baby Boomers have different ideas about where and how they want to age.
World’s First Biophilic Office Project Studies Buildings, Nature
The research project will provide environmental and human data as evidence of biophilic design’s positive impact on the health and wellbeing of office occupants.
First Buildings In Singapore Register For WELL Certification
Paya Lebar Quarter is the city’s first project to register for the new global building standard focused on occupant well-being and productivity.
Clif Bar Opens One-Of-A-Kind Sustainable Bakery
The sustainability-focused facility uses biophilic design, a cutting-edge approach to design that connects people in buildings with nature and the well-being it provides.
Biophilic Design For Buildings: 3 Things To Know
A heightened focus on wellness in facilities highlights the impact of the indoor environment on occupants.