At Tall Architects, were always on the lookout for the latest news about workplace design, sustainability and wellness. These were our favourite articles from January.Read More
We’ve collected some of our favourite articles about sustainability, workplace design, wellness and technology.Read More
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Our favourite articles from October, which cover a range of topics including workplace technology, wellness and design.Read More
The World Green Building Council has launched a new report which highlights the tangible economic benefits of green buildings. Doing Right by Planet and People: The Business Case for Health and Wellbeing in Green Building presents case studies of 11 facilities around the world that have one or more green certification.Read More
Up until recently, the way that we measured employee wellness has been mostly contained to evidence gathered by educators and research institutes.Read More
Many workplaces are realising the far-reaching benefits of creating a healthier workplace (such as reducing absenteeism, boosting engagement and lifting employee morale) but go about it the wrong way.
Employee wellness programs need to do far more than giving employees information and steps to take to better their health. This approach usually results in very little take-up among employees and does not result in any measurable behavioural change.Read More
BSR has developed a new framework to help guide businesses through their necessary evolution to attaining and influencing sustainability. This three-part structure is broken down into three requirements that business can utilise for their own, and the worlds, benefit.
ACT - Create a business plan with a foundation of sustainability.
EMPOWER - Involve a diverse range of voices in the sustainability discussion.
INFLUENCE - Use your power and networks to change the legal and business frameworks surrounding sustainability.Read More
As we come to the end of 2017, we take a breath and reflect on the wonderful year that it has been.
Thank you to the amazing clients who continue to partner with us. Director level service is key to what we do and we pride ourselves on the support and expertise we bring to your design journey.
Circular cities aim to eliminate the concept of waste, keep assets at their highest utility at all times, and are enabled by digital technology.
By the year 2050, over 66% of the world's population is expected to be living in urban environments (UN 2014). This will lead to an increase in the demands of urban infrastructure and resources.
Google and the Ellen MacArthur Foundation have recently launched a report into this entitled 'Cities in the Circular Economy: The Role of Digital Technolgy'.
On average, employee wellness programs generate returns of about 3 to 1. Over 90% of organisations were already providing employee wellness programs, and it is a trend that will continue to rise in importance as organisations compete for the best people.Read More
How often do you think about the air you breathe?
It is probably not the top item on most manager and business owners minds, but the quality of the air we breathe has a big impact on employee productivity.
Many studies indicate that ventilation is critical to employee health. Good ventilation has been shown to reduce sick building symptoms (Headaches, Sore throats etc.), cut absenteeism and even reduce infectious disease transmission.
New research from the Harvard Business Review has now shown that it has a big impact on our cognitive abilities.Read More
Ethical Corporation's Responsible Business Trends Report has some interesting revelations writes Nestle's chief sustainability officer Nelson Switzer. Some the key trends to emerge include:Read More
Sustainability and green building initiatives don't just help the environment, they also give a big boost to the economy!
At a recent green building conference, UTC Chief Sustainability Officer John Mandyck spoke about the how green buildings can add value to three distinct stakeholders:Read More
Choosing healthy building products has always been part of our ethos at Tall Architects.
With over 2500 products to choose from, Google’s Portico app makes choosing sustainable products more transparent for all parties.Read More