30 Aug '16, 12am

Designing for building health (USGBC Colorado) - Feature image: The definition of sustainability has made an i...

Designing for building health (USGBC Colorado) - Feature image: The definition of sustainability has made an i...

The definition of sustainability has made an incredible shift over the last few years—today, "being sustainable" is really about the occupant’s ability to survive their own built environment. The workplace has been undergoing a design awakening over the past few decades, and much of it has been driven by the quest for increased employee productivity. One of the latest iterations was that workers would thrive with more light, lower walls, fresh air, plants and informal gathering spaces. They do and will, but there is much more to the equation; be it the use of adhesives, finishes, material ingredients or increased air ventilation, the conversation continues. Fortunately, design is not static, and we keep learning from experience. Today, we are talking about ethonomics—a synthesis of design, technology, science and humanistic principles set within the context of social, econ...

Full article: http://www.usgbc.org/articles/designing-building-health-u...

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