Biophilia

Smart Buildings

The Digital Building Lives In An Analog World

August 18th, 2021
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Smart Cities Can Become Ecological Cities Through Biomorphic Urbanism

February 19th, 2020
Smart Cities

Google’s Sidewalk Labs is Building a Building Factory in Toronto

When Google’s sister company, Sidewalk Labs, “released” its leaked master plan for the Toronto quayside development it was met with mixed reviews. For those staunchly against increased corporate involvement in public spaces and urban planning, and for those who adore anything Google does, minds were already made up before the plans emerged. However, most people […]

Smart Buildings

Biophilia is Slowly Seeping into Smart Building Design

Biophilia is a growing and loosely defined topic within the smart workplace evolution. It relates to humans’ intrinsic need for nature but is often symbolized by the simple addition of indoor plants or photographs of nature on the walls, and therefore is often not given a significant amount of attention by facility management. However, the […]

Smart Buildings

Biophilic Design: The Natural Approach To Smart Buildings

A recent survey commissioned by Ambius found that 35% of office workers don’t get more than 15 minutes of outdoor time during their typical workday. A further 13% say they are able to stretch their outdoor time to 30 minutes per day while only 22% manage to spend over an hour outside each day. The […]

Smart Buildings

Using Nature to Solve the Top Complaint in the Open Office

This article was contributed by Evan Benway & Jonathan Chen from Plantronics. When presented with the opportunity to spend their day indoors or in nature, most individuals would choose the latter. We know that our fundamental attraction to nature is defined by the positive impact nature has on our personal wellbeing, happiness, and restoration. This […]

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Smart Buildings

Webinar: Enhanced Health, Wellbeing & Productivity in Commercial Real Estate

Please Join us on Wednesday 10th October 17:00 Central Europe Time (CET) for our 9th FREE Webinar in the 2018 Smart Buildings Series, sponsored by Project Haystack. Enhanced Health, Wellbeing & Productivity in Commercial Real Estate. Memoori Talks to Owen Zachariasse, Innovation & Sustainability Advisor for Delta Development Group; discussing his work on the European […]

Smart Cities

WeWork: Millennial Fad or New Era for the Workplace?

During a recent visit to one of the two WeWork coworking office buildings in Seoul’s Gangnam district, I was met with DJs setting up speakers in the meeting space we normally use. “There’s a party here later. Let’s head to the 10th floor, they have a new craft beer in the lounge up there,” I […]

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