Case Studies and Research


The Global Impact of Biophilic Design in the Workplace

Posted: September 6, 2016 | Biophilia, Corporate Offices

Here is a nice info-graphic created by Humanspaces on The Global Impact of Biophilic Design in the Workplace!

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Exposure to Greenness and Mortality in a Nationwide Perspective Cohort of Women

Posted: April 14, 2016 | Peer Reviewed Research

Abstract: Green, natural environments may ameliorate adverse environmental exposures (e.g. air pollution, noise, and extreme heat), increase physical activity and social engagement, and lower stress.

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Tapping Into Nature: The Future of Energy, Innovation, and Business.

Posted: September 6, 2015 | Peer Reviewed Research

Similar to systems and structures seen in nature, humanity’s networks of lights, roads, and cities convey energy, materials, and information. Intentionally mimicking these natural systems offers a path to a prosperous future for our society.
 

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IMPACT OF WORKPLACE PLANTS ON: Perception and use of planted space.

Posted: September 19, 2005 | Case Studies

Interior planting has become increasingly popular in the working environment during the last 30 years, and its presence is believed to have psychological and physiological benefits. There are many claims in the literature that have not been substantiated by research. My thesis, titled Human Responses to Interior Planting, set out to establish why people need or want to have interior planting in their present-day buildings and to determine the possible psychological benefits to people of plants inside buildings.

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The Effect of Healthy Workplaces on the Well-being and Productivity of Office Workers

Posted: September 23, 2004 | Case Studies

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!

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