In the Know

WELL at Greenbuild 

The WELL Building Standard continued to build buzz at Greenbuild where ASID CEO Randy spoke on a session about The Future of Health and Wellness Focused Design

HOK Doubles Down on WELL

HOK and Delos annoucned a partnership last week to leverage the design firms global network to spread the adoption of the WELL Building Standard

Perkins+Will Announces Their Own Big Move Around Wellness

Global architecture firms Perkins + Will has annoucned that they will be aopting to use the CDC’s wellness standard – Fitwel at all their North American offices. Fitwell is meant to be a solely human health focused program and is designed to be simpler and faster for building managers to use than other certifications.

Trending in Office Design

Open Offices Aren’t That Open Anymore 

The Wall Street Journal featured a piece on balancing productivity in the open office. It’s something we’ve known for a while but a worthwhile read nonetheless as the WSJ brings some interesting commentary to the topic.

Supporting Mobile Infrastructure in the Workplace 

Walk into an office and you’ll find very little evidence that employees use smartphones. A look at what designers have constantly neglected and something that clients are moving to adopt on their own.