How does intentional design contribute to wellness-minded workplace and the WELL Building Standard’s concepts of building performance?
Designing healthy buildings for healthy occupants requires keen attention to active design principles, material health, daylight, nutrition, water quality, acoustic comfort, and environmental control.
A Think Tank talk, hosted at HOK’s Los Angeles office, challenged the assumptions behind common workplace paradigms, like plunking a café or gym in an office.
Increased understanding of design's impact on our health has made wellbeing a central consideration for many designers.
Instead of inviting employees to find calm at a sanctioned yoga class, or an expensive retreat, why not ease the work-related burdens that are leading to burnout, anxiety, and disease?
Simple design solutions that can be added to existing workplaces to create environments where health and wellness are nurtured.
While healthcare spending may seem unmanageable, reducing the “hidden costs” of healthcare is under your control.
As people work longer hours and in more intense ways, many organizations are seeking to support employee wellbeing in the office.
Workers in open-plan offices have less face-to-face interaction with colleagues than those who work separately, according to research by Harvard students.
Companies have realized that retaining and attracting top talent means making sure workplaces incorporate the environmentally friendly values of the next generation of workers and have elements that increase productivity and wellness based on the latest scientific research.
Haworth's Los Angeles office hosts an expert panel on designing offices that support today’s workers.
The BCO has published an in-depth study of wellness in the workplace that sets out best practice guidance.
Workplace wellness is becoming a top consideration for office users, and lack of attention to the trend could impact leasing activity.
For many of us, a large portion of our day is spent at work; in fact, the average person will spend 90,000 hours at work over a lifetime, so it’s no surprise our work environment can have a huge impact on our quality of life.
Studies show people are seeking privacy in a variety of ways and there are solutions workplaces can offer to support these needs.
While creative office has been the buzzword in office, but what office tenants are really after is healthy-lifestyle spaces.
Charlie Grantham clears up the differences and similarities between the concepts of wellness, well-being, and wholeness.