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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
— IWBI (@WELLcertified) October 6, 2016
HOK and Delos annoucned a partnership last week to leverage the design firms global network to spread the adoption of the WELL Building Standard
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
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.
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.