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Investing in the Future

October 1, 2019

Pro-invest Group makes its Holiday Inn Express hotels an attractive investment   Boutique investment firm Pro-invest Group is currently working with InterContinental Hotels Group to roll out the Holiday Inn Express brand across Australia and New Zealand. The Sydney-based investment group specialises in private equity real estate and real estate asset management. Through its subsidiaries,…

A.B. Paterson College

September 24, 2019

LVT meets A.B. Paterson College’s vision to elevate health in education – a private school based in Arundel QLD, leading by example through excellence. When the opportunity arose to expand the facility — The Winton Centre — was conceptualised in detail to set a new benchmark in design innovation and technology for an active and…

A Dream School

September 17, 2019

OUT-2 Design creates a dreamlike preschool for WeCare and its children WeCare is a premium international preschool in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, boasting a multidisciplinary team of teachers and psychotherapists committed to delivering high-quality educational experiences to young children. The school’s founder, Huong (Victoria) Tran, MSMFT, wanted to create a safe and stimulating space…

Edifice creates a Mediterranean resort for Schlumberger in India with Interface

August 14, 2019

About Schlumberger Schlumberger is the world’s largest oilfield services company, employing over 100,000 staff and providing exploration and production expertise and technology to the global energy industry. As a key player in the non-renewable energy sector, Schlumberger is committed to helping oil and gas companies increase efficiency and limit their environmental impact by driving technological…

West Elm is Where Employees Feel at Home

August 11, 2019

Offering stylish furnishings from globally responsible sources, West Elm grew up in the Brooklyn neighborhood of DUMBO (Down Under Manhattan Bridge Overpass). Their commitment to community initiatives, dedication to personal retail service, and desire to connect global artisan markets to their customers made them a magnet for attracting the millennial shopper. When their business took…

Five Stars for +Positive spaces in Yelp’s Headquarters

August 11, 2019

Designers are optimists. They find the good in a space and work to enhance it, creating a positive impact on its inhabitants. The goal: to go beyond productivity and provide inspiration. Interface wants to celebrate these positive spaces. While few people would refer to a bank of airline seats as a positive space, it functioned…

A Positive Space to Learn and Develop: The Garden School, Hackney

August 6, 2019

There is a wealth of evidence that harnessing a child’s innate attraction to the natural world through biophilic design can improve their physiological and psychological health. But despite this evidence, biophilic design principles have not been widely adopted in education spaces. There are all sorts of ways that biophilic design can be introduced into education…

Built freedom: the new headquarters of Philips in Hamburg

August 6, 2019

Breaking new ground is only possible by making changes. Initiating the process and successfully shaping change calls for boldness, determination and a new way of thinking from everyone involved. This was the challenge that Philips DACH faced while planning the relocation of its headquarters in northern Hamburg, Germany. A smooth transition from traditional to modern was the…

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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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