With more than half of all US citizens living in urban areas and spending 90 percent of time indoors, it’s essential that the quality of indoor air and inside work life experiences be enhanced. Bringing nature inside and creating outdoor urban experiences in offices, hotels and homes is widely regarded as the primary principle behind […]
The Netherlands has a workforce of about 6 million people. More than a third work in offices, mostly eight hours a day, five days a week. For many, this means that the work environment can have a major influence on their health and well-being. 50,000 office buildings, covering an approximate total of 40 million square metres, also have a considerable environmental impact, not only while under construction (building waste, use of resources and materials), but also in use (consumption of fossil fuels and water, generation of waste), and, in all likelihood, during demolition or reuse as well!