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Why the greatest places to work are also safe by design
Why the greatest places to work are also safe by design
An effective workplace is one that helps employees to feel relaxed, motivated and safe. The Google workplace has been praised for its great design, and it's easy to see why.
Why has Asia been slow to catch on to green buildings?
Why has Asia been slow to catch on to green buildings?
Green buildings do not only make cities healthier environments to live in, they save money. So why have so many of the region's cities been slow to embrace sustainable thinking, delegates wondered at a recent event in Malaysia.
U.S. DOE proposes new light bulb energy efficiency standards
U.S. DOE proposes new light bulb energy efficiency standards
Once all of America's approximately 4 billion lighting sockets contain energy-saving bulbs that meet the updated energy efficiency standards proposed by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) consumers and businesses will save about US$12.5 billion ev...
This is the future: Workplaces that make you healthier
This is the future: Workplaces that make you healthier
When McKesson decided to revamp its headquarters in Richmond, Virginia, USA, it knew it was time for a radical change. The drug distribution giant also knew it needed a workplace that was not only inspiring but reflected its primary mission: making peo...
What millennials want in a workplace (spoiler alert: a kitchen is involved)
What millennials want in a workplace (spoiler alert: a kitchen is involved)
As written by author Ayse Birsel, "I love working with millennials. They're creative, entrepreneurial, media savvy, purpose-driven and often have a good grasp of life-work balance. When you meet the best ones, you don't want them to ever leave. What do...
Considering introverts when it comes to workplace design
Considering introverts when it comes to workplace design
Extroverts get their energy from social situations; introverts get their energy from solitude and quiet. Realistically, it is a sliding scale — no one can be considered a total extrovert or introvert. The same applies for work situations, yet wor...