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Month: July 2017

  • Natural forms and biophilic design lend themselves particularly well to modern offices

    Posted on July 21, 2017 by admin

    Earlier this month, BRE launched The Biophilic Office project, a ‘groundbreaking’ office refurbishment in test conditions that will seek to provide quantified evidence on the benefits of biophilic design on health, wellbeing and productivity of office occupants. The project centres on a 650 sq. m. 1980s office building on the BRE campus in Watford, which will be refurbished […]

  • The paperless office is no nearer to reality than it was 30 years ago

    Posted on July 20, 2017 by admin

    The first paperless office opened in the Spring of 1979. Designed by a management consultant as a model of the office of the future, the building in Washington DC was filled with the first generation of electronic scanners, microfiche readers and other products. A computer expert who was present at the launch recalls that the demonstration […]

  • Modern office inclusive design should address everybody’s needs

    Posted on July 19, 2017 by admin

    Over recent years the principle of inclusive design has extended beyond its original focus on meeting the needs of disabled people to incorporate a more general principle of  how to use office interior design as a way of making sure everybody can work in the most appropriate and most productive way possible. So what can […]