National Geographic Weighs in on Healthy Workplaces
The current shift towards buildings that focus on the health of the people who live, work, and study inside of them mirrors the architectural industry’s shift towards sustainability. As more businesses make investments in this area, we gain more data that provides insights into the real impact of wellness oriented buildings on both employees and an organization’s bottom line.
In this National Geographic Sustainability Spotlight article, the author explores five ways that buildings not only improve our health but also make smart business sense. From a direct correlation between air circulation and cognitive function in a controlled office building to natural light boosting test scores by 25% in a public school district, National Geographic makes the case that wellness, like sustainability, is truly a best practice in building design.