built environment

ILFI and the International WELL Building Institute™ Partner on “Crosswalk” to Align Two Ratings Systems

Press Release

May 24, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- The International Living Future Institute (ILFI) and the International WELL Building Institute™ (IWBI™), have agreed to work collaboratively to promote the design, construction and operation of healthy and restorative buildings. The two organizations will work together to identify opportunities to align the two rating systems, coordinate events and education offerings, and promote building practices that significantly raise the standard of what buildings should be.

Obayashi Moves Forward in Pursuit of WELL Certification

Press Release

TOKYO, May 11, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- We are pleased to announce that Obayashi has completed the document acquisition and submission process for Techno-station for WELL Certification. Techno-station, the main building of the Technical Research Institute (TRI), is the first project in Japan to register and submit this high level of document verification.

Delos™ Invests in Finnish Smart Green Wall Company Naava and Introduces Cutting Edge Technology to U.S. Market

Press Release

NEW YORK, April 27, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Delos™, a wellness real estate and technology firm, today announces a strategic investment and collaboration with Naava, a Finnish health technology firm that specializes in the development of smart active green walls, further exemplifying Delos’ mission to transform indoor environments into spaces that promote human health and well-being.

Delos™ and Overbury and Morgan Lovell Form Strategic Alliance to Integrate Health and Wellness Into the Built Environment

Press Release

NEW YORK, March 31, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Delos™, a wellness real estate and technology firm, today announces a strategic alliance with Overbury PLC and Morgan Lovell PLC, two of the United Kingdom’s foremost office design, fit out and refurbishment firms, to accelerate the transformation of indoor environments into spaces that promote human health and wellness.

Let There Be Light? Light Pollution’s Impact on the Built Environment

by Adam Bonislawski
Blog

Few would argue that a little light to brighten the darkness is a good thing. How else, after all, are we supposed to get around once the sun goes down? Too much of this good thing can become a bad thing, however—namely, in the case of light pollution.

Delos™ and HKS Announce a Strategic Partnership to Study the Impact of the Built Environment on Health and Well-Being

HKS and Delos to test effectiveness of targeted design features on measurable health and well-being outcomes
Press Release

New York, January 18, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Delos™, a wellness real estate and technology firm, today announced a partnership with HKS, an international design firm, to study and measure the impact of interventions in the built environment on human health and well-being. The new HKS and Delos partnership will focus on applied research and will build on the strengths of each company to target peer-reviewed open sourced publications, and advance Delos’ mission to transform buildings into healthier spaces.

Leonardo Academy, The Sustainability Experts™ Announces Support for WELL Building Certification Program

Organization Staff now WELL Accredited Professionals
Press Release

MADISON, Wis. October 27, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Leonardo Academy president Michael Arny announced today Leonardo Academy’s support for The WELL Building StandardTM (WELL). This certification program addresses actions by building owners that benefit the health, wellbeing and productivity of building occupants.

Achieving Zero in the Built Environment

From Healthier Homes to Energy Efficient Office Buildings
Blog

Without a dramatic change in the way built environments are designed, constructed, and operated, the world has no chance of adequately addressing climate change...That is how the new September 2016 issue of GreenMoney begins, but it quickly moves to offering solutions from Healthier Homes to more Energy-Efficient Office Buildings. Here are the new articles and an insightful video from architect William McDonough.

Building and Real Estate Companies Join Call for Action on Climate Change

Thornton Tomasetti, Skanska and JLL Join Dozens in the Built Sector Urging Policymakers to Act on One of the “Greatest Economic Opportunities of the 21st Century”
Press Release

As Paris readies for the COP21 International Climate talks, more than 50 building and real estate companies, including Thornton Tomasetti, Skanska and JLL, announced today that they have signed on to the Building and Real Estate Climate Declaration, a business call to action that urges policymakers to seize the economic opportunity of tackling climate change.

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