Human Spaces – Latest Posts

Transparency and Measurable Results are the Future

July 13, 2023

Climate change, with its increasing weather extremes, such as floods, extreme heat, and drought, is increasing the pressure by politicians and society to build buildings more sustainably. No surprise, as buildings are responsible for 40% of emissions and 33% of resource consumption worldwide. In Germany alone, 55% of waste generation is caused by construction and…

Guided by Ray Anderson: Applying his lessons to your business

June 30, 2023

Our sustainability journey started with our founder Ray Anderson’s “spear in the chest” moment in 1994. It was then that Ray was asked a question that would forever change the trajectory of our company: “What is your company doing for the environment?” To find the answers to this question, Ray read a book by Paul…

Cultures Combine at Nokia’s Istanbul HQ

June 19, 2023

Project Details Designer: Yalin Tan & Partners Project Management: Cushman & Wakefield Photgrapher: Ibrahim Ozbunar A city that bridges two continents is the perfect location for an office which prides itself on the marriage of its minimalist brand identity and rich local culture. The brief was clear for architects Yalin Tan & Partners when they were asked to…

Solutions to Reduce Building Materials’ Carbon Footprint

June 5, 2023

Climate change and its consequences have arrived in the building sector. In addition to energy consumption in the ‘use’ phase, the focus is increasingly on the emissions related to the building materials themselves – the so-called Embodied Carbon. These are the emissions caused during the production of building materials, transport and the actual construction of…

Colour Spotlight: Amber Glow

May 1, 2023

When you’re feeling blue, there’s nothing quite so powerful as a dose of vibrant colour. In our Colour Spotlight series, we’ve focused on a host of hues on the Interface blog. Today, it’s the turn of ‘Amber Glow’ a golden yellow hue. The colour group, says Natalie Makowski, EMEA Product Design Manager, “has connotations of…

Trend-watching at Stockholm Furniture Fair

March 2, 2023

The venue? Stockholmsmässan. The dates? February 7 to 11. The event? In interior design circles, only one of the most talked about of the year! In fact, in the run up to 2023’s long-awaited Stockholm Furniture Fair (SFF), exhibitors and attendees were even more enthused than ever – the result of a long, post-pandemic hiatus…

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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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