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Sustainable support

When it comes to encouraging green retrofitting and refurbishment, Christian Mabey, Managing Director, Optima Products believes FMs should support a more sustainable supply chain The built environment is looking at every aspect of the full building lifecycle to see where ...

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Green Principles

Christian Mabey, Managing Director, Optima Products says FMs can create more sustainable commercial spaces by adopting a greener approach to design and operations The last decade has seen a definitive shift in attitudes on the impact of climate change, and ...

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Square Mile Farms now has more than 60 urban farms in over 25 locations

Urban agriculture specialist, Square Mile Farms, has established over 60 urban farm installations in 27 locations, a milestone in the company’s history. The company, founded by Patrick Dumas and Johnno Ransom, has been enriching the lives of city dwellers since ...

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Farm work

Patrick Dumas Co-Founder at Square Mile Farms on why he thinks every office should have a farm and how it could be a great way to pull people back into the workplace Driven by a passion for creating healthier, more ...

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Multisensory design is the key to improving employee health and wellbeing

New research from the British Council for Offices (BCO) argues that a multisensory approach to workplace design can help improve workers’ wellbeing. The paper, Designing and Managing Buildings for Health and Wellbeing, outlines how the five senses will play a vital role ...

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Bringing the outside in

Janet Lowe, Head of Marketing UK and Ireland at Forbo Flooring Systems, discusses the latest flooring innovations and how they can help to reconnect building occupants with the great outdoors The benefits of bringing nature into the built environment are ...

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Fit for work

Julian Sheldrake, Director of Q Office Furniture, advises on how to put employees’ health and wellbeing at the forefront of office design One of the hottest trends in office furniture, particularly in offices with a hot-desking policy, is for sit-stand ...

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Office jungle  

Biophilic design is all about reconnecting human beings with nature. So why not get creative with your office planting and enjoy a walk on the wild side? says Kirsty Jones of Plant Designs There’s a growing body of research suggesting ...

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