Posts tagged 'environment'

Max Bottinger|||

Why green roofs are good for wellbeing and have a proven benefit for cities

Green roofs benefit cities – helping to improve air quality – and the people who use them, with recent studies showing the benefits on physical

Architecture
Hester van Dijk|||

The designers trying to make guilt-free plastic products

The idea of guilt in conjunction with single-use plastics is an easy one to grasp. A huge rise in public awareness of the plastic problem

Interiors
Jorge Ramirez|||

How dynamic lighting can help concentration, collaboration and the use of space

According to research, employees in the UK work longer hours than workers in other parts of Europe. People in the UK work an average of

Design
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Master of minimalism: Naoto Fukasawa

His products may be steeped in conceptual theory and philosophy, but prolific Japanese designer Naoto Fukasawa really just wants to make people feel good  In

Opinion
Martti Salmela||||

Carbon emission cutting gets serious

The new mandatory emissions trading scheme is giving carbon cutting a clear place on company agendas, Rachel Calton discovers With academics pulling the plug on

Opinion
Martine Hamilton Knight||||||

Architecture firm BDP’s Manchester HQ

In an attempt to reinvent itself as a less ‘corporate’ entity, architectural and engineering practice BDP has designed itself a building of two contrasting halves

Architecture
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Gill Parker on opportunities in a downturn

Gill Parker, joint managing director of BDGworkfutures, explains how office design can aid staff morale while we wait for the tide to turn. Major downturns in

Opinion
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Cannon Design’s St.Louis HQ

A disused steam power plant in downtown St Louis is transformed into a gem of a modern office When pondering America’s coolest cities, St Louis

Architecture
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Microsoft’s Dutch HQ by Sevil Peach

Microsoft embarks on a radical no designated desk, no set working hours experiment in its new Dutch HQ  For some, the deep-rooted power of a

Interiors

Art at work

The Sotheby’s auction of Damien Hirst’s back catalogue achieved record prices in September, reinforcing the view that contemporary art has proved an excellent investment, despite

Projects

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