The growing consensus about the insidious - and toxic - nature of brominated flame retardants encourages one interior designer to reconsider what it means to specify healthy materials. Read More +
We believe that design should improve human and ecological health by redefining the relationship between the built environment, its occupants, and the natural environment. In this model, buildings are recalibrated as instruments of health not only for patients, but for employees, students, visitors, and the public. Every project can have a significant role in supporting global wellness. Learn more about how we do this below.
As CleanMed 2013 initiates plenty of discussion between leaders and key decision makers in the environmental sustainability and healthcare sectors, we take a look at ten recent LEED-certified projects that speak to the heart of CleanMed. Read More +
Each design project is made of hundreds of materials and building products, which begs the question – do we really understand what is in these products and how they influence both human and environmental health? Read More +
In this video, Global Design Director of Perkins+Will Ralph Johnson explains the intention behind the design for the Kenya Women and Children's Wellness Centre Read More +
The IOM’s recent report notes that two thirds of US adults and one third of children are overweight or obese. The best way to treat this epidemic? It may be through the building of more walkable communities. Read More +
Whether you are choosing a restaurant for a dinner in Manhattan or a collection of floor tiles for an academic medical center, transparency can contribute to a healthier future for all of us. Read More +