Tag: biophilic design

Workplace Trends

Workplace Trends For The Office In 2024

Organizations need to choose office improvement investments wisely. Here are a few workplace trends shaping office spaces to consider in 2024.
rooftop design

A New Approach To Rooftop Design

This article explores several safety and comfort measures that should be considered while planning a rooftop renovation.
Biophilic Design

Diving Into Biophilic Design

Facility executives can transform their office spaces by adding in living walls.
Human-Centric Workplace Design

Human-Centric Workplace Design

In the post-pandemic era, designers and architects are taking a more mindful approach to workplace design.
cancer center

Renovated Cancer Center Supports Patients And Families In PA

The Associate Vice President, Clinical Operations for the Henry Cancer Center discusses how this renovation improves patient experience.
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

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.
Biophilic 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.
workplace design

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 Living Lab

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 indoor air quality

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.
HP Inc.

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.
YCSC

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.
biophilic design

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.
tenants

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 architectural aluminum products

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.
senior living

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.
biophilic

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.
WELL Building Standard

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.
Workforce Shortages Webinar

5 Effective Strategies To Stay Ahead Of Workforce Shortages

During this free webinar, you'll learn the top 5 strategies that facility maintenance pros are implementing to overcome workforce shortages.
Webinar, Facility Capital Improvements

View This Free Video Webinar: Maximizing Value For Facility Master Planning

A panel of Facility Management leaders discuss long-term planning challenges and answer questions about maximizing the value of conducting a Facility Condition Assessments (FCA).

[VIDEO] Collect Asset Data at the Speed of Walking a Building

AI powered data collection with AkitaBox Capture. Take a picture of the asset nameplate, touch the floor plan to locate the asset and move to the next asset. Save up to 90% of your time in the field with AkitaBox Capture AI.