Workplace 2017-09-06T09:00:46+00:00
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From Smart to Healthy in the workplace

In the US, her home country, Elizabeth Nelson both witnessed and experienced the effect that a 'non-stop-till-you-drop' work ethos combined with a sitting culture in unhealthy buildings has on people. That must and can Read More

Healthy buildings are a myth, healthy people are not

On Wednesday 18 May, following their report on health, welfare and productivity in offices published last year, the Dutch Green Building Council held a seminar with lectures on health in buildings. The venue was Read More

There is a global need for going green in the workplace

How can you design workplaces where people feel at ease and work to the best of their ability? This is a relevant question for a growing number of organizations. And it’s an important one Read More

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How EILO went ‘into green’….

EILO, the ‘European Interior Landscaping Organisation‘ was founded four years ago by four European professional organisations for interior landscapers. Since its foundation, two international conferences have been held, but this was the first time Read More

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The ‘new world of work’ is better off with plants

A ‘new world of work’ has arrived. We work flexible hours and we work everywhere, but mostly we work in open-plan offices. This new way of working can affect your health. There is noise Read More

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Plants improve your powers of concentration

In order to study or work well, you want the least possible distractions. Those who decorate their study in a smart way are able to concentrate better. Plants in a room, to name just one Read More

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Lean versus Green, and the winner is…

Most interior horticulturalists will have encountered this phenomenon in recent years: clients had to cut costs on those things that are considered a luxury. Most often the plants at the office are the first to Read More

Open plan offices could do with more plants

One after the other organization has introduced the ‘new working’ style. No more separate little offices, but flexible open-plan office spaces. These crowded and noisy space are called ‘office gardens’ in the Netherlands, but Read More

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Buildings which create their own air

Kamal Meattle from India suffered from serious lung complaints some 17 years ago, as a result of the polluted air in Delhi. His lung capacity had decreased to 70% and there was little hope Read More

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Urban farming in empty office buildings

There is 7 million square meters of empty office space in the Netherlands! People are increasingly flexible and working from home. So what needs to be done about these empty buildings? Government Architect Frits Read More

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One plant per employee will already result in higher productivity levels

Healthy and motivated employees are an organisation’s greatest asset, now more than ever before. And yet the crisis is often cause for economising on investments in buildings and personnel. Everything which is regarded as an Read More