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[Video] Forestry Brigade - Choices guided by the well-being and health of users

This beautiful building was built for the Soignes forest brigade, south-east of Brussels. The premises are divided into two (...)

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School inner climate

What is comfort? The notion of comfort is a concept with a variable parameter that requires us to specify the context.   (...)

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Can we start a positive cycle through healthy buildings?

These were the questions more than 500 architects, researchers and building professionals discussed in Paris, France, at (...)

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GSA Trends 2019 #1 Health and comfort: the human factor

With almost 200 case studies from 36 different countries, the 2019 Green Solutions Awards provided a fine example of what (...)

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3rd Experts meeting of IEA EBC Annex 79 “Occupant-Centric Building Design and Operation”

As of June 2019, Annex 79 has been approved for a three-year working phase! The first meeting of this phase will take place (...)

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[Urban Chronicles #WellBeingAtWork] #04 - Rethinking the interior design of our workspaces

Flex Office, or Desk Sharing, is emerging as a major trend in commercial office real estate. In the absence of a dedicated (...)

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[Urban Chronicles #WellBeingAtWork] #01 - Working on your five senses

Taking into account the impact of buildings on the health and well-being of their occupants is not new but become increasingl (...)

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Health & Comfort winner of the Green Solutions Awards 2017: CNPC Headquarters (China)

The CNPC Headquarters is a vast tertiary multifunction complex of 22 floors featuring offices, conference halls, restaurants (...)

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Winners of the Green Solutions Awards 2017: their solutions to limit global warming

No more suspense! The international winners of the 2017 edition of the Green Solutions Awards have been revealed on November (...)

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Comfort+: OfficeVitae's app for better working environments

 Officevitae deployed this month Officevitae Comfort+ at the Faculty of Industrial Design at the Technical University of (...)

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OfficeVitae put employees at the center of health and comfort in offices

BTA’s startup is all about healthy and comfortable office spaces. This issue is gradually tackled by more actors, but OfficeV (...)

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New study: startling correlation between poor housing and ill-health

The VELUX Group today launches the 2017 edition of the Healthy Homes Barometer in the context of an event dedicated to Health (...)

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“Buildings are beautiful when people feel good in them”

In the fully daylit conference room at the iconic Café Moskau, 360 participants from around the world witnessed presentations (...)

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The first Passive House: Interview with Dr. Wolfgang Feist (Part 2)

You often open your terraced housing complex to the public and even today it is still the subject of many technical investiga (...)

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Respiratory illnesses cost European Governments 82 billion Euros per year

The research from Fraunhofer IBP reveals the socio-economic costs of asthma and COPD, which are proven effects also of living (...)