Posted: July 17, 2018 |
We’ve been sharing the many benefits of the WELL Building Standard which furthers the idea that employees favor working – and generally being around – a natural or nature-based setting over stark, drab interiors made of cement and other hardscape materials that dominated design thinking of years past.
Simply put, adding plants into the workplace significantly reduces stress, health concerns and employee absences. And it’s not just a trend or fad; there’s overwhelming research to support it. Studies clearly show that employees respond to natural interior break-out workspaces, and social spaces leading to improved concentration, confidentiality, collaboration and creativity.
Posted: July 10, 2018 |
Returning to the office after a weekend of outdoor activities surrounded by trees and green space can be a bummer. Particularly if the office is comprised of drab divider walls and stark interior colors. Such a reality can have a short- and long-term negative impact on office employees or hotel guests as people are naturally attracted to designs, interiors and every day spaces that make nature and plants a key focus. Believe it. Indoor spaces can be designed to improve and positively impact the mood, nutrition, fitness and productivity of employees, guests or just about anyone visiting your site.
Posted: July 3, 2018 |
We’ve been sharing with you the key standards that are instrumental to incorporating the WELL Building StandardTM within the interior work spaces of commercial buildings, hotels and related indoor spaces. Indoor spaces are not just for work and meetings, they’re central to the health and well-being of people as an inordinate amount of our time is spent indoors.
Don’t despair. Indoor spaces can be designed to improve and positively impact the mood, nutrition, fitness and productivity of employees, guests or just about anyone visiting your site.
Posted: June 26, 2018 |
The WELL Building StandardTM is quickly becoming the leading approach to health and well-being in commercial buildings, hotels and related interior spaces. This is positive news as life and work keep us indoors much of the time. The opportunity to contribute to the creation of thriving spaces that support human health and well-being is at the core of Raimondi Horticultural Group’s interior efforts. The WELL Building Standard leads to improved nutrition, mood, sleep patterns, fitness, productivity, performance, and helps to prevent occupant sickness.
Posted: June 19, 2018 |
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 quality of life indoors.