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Can Biophilic Design Improve Emotional Wellbeing?

18 May, 2020

In a post-COVID-19 world, emotional wellbeing will become more important than ever. Regardless of what our built spaces look like in the future, it makes sense that we need to give more thought to how they make us feel. Considering we spend the majority of our lives indoors, can we use biophilic design to support emotional wellbeing?

Technigroup’s Jakarta oasis is industrial luxury exemplified

12 May, 2020

Established in Singapore in 1984, Technigroup is a global designer and manufacturer of system furniture, office seatings and hospitality products, priding itself on sleek, high-quality design solutions. Its products have been installed in three continents across the globe. For its new office and showroom in South Jakarta, Indonesia, the company needed a modern, luxurious space…

Interface and Edifice craft a bespoke identity for Schlumberger in India

26 March, 2020

Schlumberger: A culture of innovation As the world’s leading oilfield services provider, Schlumberger is an innovative company that embraces cutting-edge solutions and a sustainable ethos. For more than 90 years, it has developed technologies that enable customers to extract oil and gas safely, efficiently, and with fewer environmental impacts. When expanding its operations with a…

Walking the talk on low carbon – CIAP Architects Pte Ltd creates a showcase interior for the Singapore Green Building Council

11 March, 2020

If there is a single organisation that knows just what it takes to create a low carbon office, the Singapore Green Building Council (SGBC) would be it. An Established Member of the World Green Building Council network, SGBC is an enabler of sustainability in the built environment represented by a distinctive public-private partnership that spans…

Taking A Further Step Together

17 February, 2020

While the rest of the world signed on to the ambitious plan of achieving 17 Sustainable Development Goals by 2030, the small land-locked country of Lao PDR took it a step further. Sustainable Development Goal 18 (SDG18) is Lao PDR’s unique national goal aimed at combating the extreme challenge of dealing with millions of Unexploded…

Perfectly On Brand – CDA gives Reckitt Benckiser’s new office in Jakarta a fresh look

28 January, 2020

With well-known household products such as Dettol, Veet, Strepsils, Durex, Enfagrow, Enfamil, Sustagen, Vanish, Harpic, and Mortein retailing in more than 180 countries, Reckitt Benckiser is one of the world’s largest consumer goods producers. The company originally had two separate offices in Indonesia which they decided to bring together in one space on the 58th…

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Oliver Heath

Oliver Heath

As a leading figure in biophilic design, Oliver is working with global modular flooring manufacturer Interface to raise the awareness of the benefits of design inspired by nature. A prominent thinker in the architecture industry and owner of Heath Design Ltd, Oliver is also a writer and TV presenter.

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