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Feeling Good 2: The Science and Economics of Wellbeing in Interiors

Feeling Good 2: The Science and Economics of Wellbeing in Interiors

The Feeling Good series examines how a growing body of scientific research can add value to the interiors industry, promote human wellbeing and have a positive effect on the client’s finances. Evidence Based Design (EBD), now well accepted in healthcare architecture, analyses how a well conceived physical environment can promote wellbein

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Feeling Good: The Science and Economics of Wellbeing in Interiors

Feeling Good: The Science and Economics of Wellbeing in Interiors

The introduction of Ska Rating environmental assessments for interior fit-outs has focused attention on research evidence for the wellbeing of occupants. Many design factors - colour and lighting, acoustics, air quality and furnishings can have a calculable impact on building occupants. Job satisfaction, productivity, higher occupan

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CoreNET UK Chapter Breakfast Briefing

CoreNET UK Chapter Breakfast Briefing

At the 2008 Corenet UK Awards, the Ska Rating Environmental Benchmarking and Assessment Tool concept won the prestigious Sustainability Award and has subsequently been adopted by the RICS, who now provide assessor accreditation training and project certification. Following its RICS launch in November 2009, the tool is gaining increasing usage within the industry, with RWE Npower being the first Corporate occupier to have achieved a Gold rating.

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Tick Done: London Marathon

Tick Done: London Marathon

Some aim for a Porsche before they are 30, I aimed a little differently by completing a Marathon. It's the eve of another London Marathon and I'm getting all passionate again thinking of what it takes for someone to do one. It brings back all the memories of the relentless training in the dark and the wet; all the memories from the route during the actual run and the feeling of achievement I carry with me ever since. My run was on April 22, 2007 and i finished in (a very slow) 5:32:54.

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