Category: WELL Building Standard

What is Biophilic Design?

The term Biophilia is being used more and more, but what does it mean. How does it affect our lives? And where do we see it in our world today? By definition Biophilic design “integrates nature and natural elements, materials and forms into architecture and interiors.” Ok so that’s not so bad, some people have… Read more »

Design Inspiration for your next living green wall!

It is no secret that green walls are becoming a trend in today’s cityscapes. As buildings go up and our natural surroundings are diminished, the importance of designing buildings with natural elements increases. So much so, that things like the WELL Building Standard and LEED certification are becoming common references for developers as well as… Read more »

Green Roofs….Why not?

Green roofs have started to become really popular overseas, specifically in countries such as Germany, France, Austria, and Switzerland. I live in America and have started to question why I am not seeing green roofs all over the place. Green roofs do come at a higher initial price point than most building or people would… Read more »

Why you should think about planting trees.

Atlanta, a city known for heat, traffic, and ever growing urbanization provides a prime example of why we need to be planting more trees. Urbanization means less green, business is booming, growth is reaching a high, and so is the construction of buildings as well as roads that are needed for the many that are… Read more »

Why choose plants?

Most people know that plants do benefit mankind while on his/her adventure to pave the world. We all see more parking lots, more roads, and well more everything as we trudge into the future. And this is exactly why we probably want to, or should want to see more plants. Interior design trends have gone… Read more »

What is the WELL Building Standard? And why it will be a growing trend.

So you have heard a little about the WELL Building Standard, but don’t know what it means? Don’t worry we have you covered. By definition, “the WELL Building Standard is a performance-based system for measuring, certifying, and monitoring features of the built environment that impact human health and wellbeing, through air, water, nourishment, light, fitness,… Read more »