Wellbeing 3 results

Environmental Quality

Environmental quality has a key role concerning workers’ physical and psychological wellbeing. What does it mean for an architect to create a workplace that generates wellness? “From corporate headquarters to university research centres, buildings should generate a sense of community by providing informal spaces for interaction and the open exchange of ideas. Through a number of projects, we have shown how the design process can question our assumptions about buildings...

Fabulous Ideas

A quality workplace is fundamental not only for better productivity but also for better exchange of ideas. Work and wellbeing: the interior space and the quality of the surroundings. In his book “Labour, work and architecture” (2002), talking about a Swedish car plant in the late 1970s, the architectural critic Kenneth Frampton says: “A feeling of almost deliberate isolation, in the physical and psychological sense, pervades the entire structure and site […] This is distressing ...

Wellbeing and Workspaces

Environmental quality is a key factor for worker’s physical and psychological health, and workplace environment is a complex system where several factors do interact. We ask Renata Sias, Us-Ufficio Stile’s Editor from Sole 24 business media to provide insights into trends in our wellbeing. twsm How much does workplace quality weigh on employees’ attitude and productivity? rs The workspace must be considered a corporate asset, able to boost interaction, knowledge sharing and ...