The Rise of Buildings and Places That Help Me Thrive Ebook

Dec 20, 2021 2:20 PM ET
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According to Jack Noonan, vice president Asia Pacific of IWBI, the global growth in the uptake of WELL reflects a growing international awareness of the importance of personal health and well- being and the critical role buildings can play in our health.

“What we’ve seen over the past 12 to 18 months is exponential growth in the uptake of various WELL programs,” he says.

That growth has been continuously rising and is tracking at about 700,000 square metres of newly registered projects per day as of late 2021. Noonan says a large part of that growth was in Asia Pacific as people decided to reprioritise their health and well-being, elevating the idea of a health focused building.

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