Posts Tagged ‘office feng shui’
Green walls are sometimes more than walls made from recycled content or a more sustainable material. The kind of "green" that I mean here is a wall covered with greenery, aka plant life. Green roofs have been around for a few decades, but green walls are a newer invention. Systems for green walls incorporate ...Read more.
I often get this question: "I work in an office that has no windows. How do I make it more livable?" Working in a space without natural light is poor feng shui. It can be depressing and lead to lower productivity and well-being. My first response is this: Lighting. Traditional office lighting is fluorescent ...Read more.
A new office building design theme centers on circles! Architect James Crichlow uses the circular theme throughout the building, incorporating circles into the structure itself, as well as light fixtures, walls, furnishings and objects. Circular shapes promote well-being in an environment that is typically loaded with straight lines and synthetic materials. According to this ...Read more.
Can buildings boost well-being? Yes, it seems that there is consensus among many researchers and psychologists that this is so, however, hard evidence will take years to produce. The "soft" evidence, and common sense, shows that people are much more apt to be satisfied in their jobs, have better retention, and increased productivity in ...Read more.