IWBI | WELL Building Standard

IWBI | WELL Building Standard

Our built environment can shape our habits and choices, regulate our sleep-wake cycle, drive us toward healthy and unhealthy choices, and passively influence our health through the quality of our surroundings. The WELL Building Standard™ (WELL) is the first building standard to focus on enhancing people’s health and well-being through the built environment.  

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IWBI and BBI Join Forces to Advance Healthy Buildings in the Netherlands
THE HAGUE, April 18, 2018 /3BL Media/ – The International WELL Building Institute™ (IWBI™) and the Blue Building Institute (BBI) announced a new agreement to accelerate market transformation toward healthy buildings and communities in the Netherlands. The organizations will work collaboratively to promote the successful adoption of the WELL Building Standard™ (WELL™) and WELL Community...
Apr 18, 2018 9:55 AM ET
The New Role of the 21st Century Architect and Designer: Health Professional
Almost half of all U.S. adults suffer from one or more chronic health condition that has the potential to be prevented through changes in behavior and environment.1 Architects affect health In the U.S., human health is largely determined by five key factors: social/economic environment, physical environment, behavior, genetics and access to healthcare...
Apr 11, 2018 11:45 AM ET
MEASURING WELL: ASID Post-Occupancy Analysis Highlights the Value of Designing WELL
Considering that 90% of a company’s operating costs are spent on personnel, it’s no surprise that some of the earliest adopters of WELL have been commercial office spaces. It hasn’t taken long for human resources professionals and executives across the globe to realize that prioritizing people results in substantial return on investment. For companies in the building design,...
Feb 15, 2018 9:05 AM ET
Haworth Kerry Center Organic Office and Showroom Is the First WELL Certified Pilot Project in China
We’re proud to announce that the Haworth Kerry Center Organic Office and Showroom, a 12,917 square-foot showroom, is the first WELL Certified pilot project in China. An example of wellness, sustainability, creative thinking and beautiful design, the showroom reflects Haworth’s vision for its employees and its clients. The showroom is designed to accommodate different work styles, events and...
Jan 17, 2018 9:50 AM ET
Introducing WELL Coaching Contacts: Who We Are and How We Can Help You
Do you feel like you’re hitting a roadblock in a project or you’re struggling with a step in the certification process? Meet your WELL coaching contact. We’re proud to announce that all WELL projects will now be paired with a WELL coaching contact from a member of IWBI’s Technical Solutions team. Your WELL coaching contact will be your point person to help you, as the ...
Dec 12, 2017 8:45 AM ET

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