International Well Building Institute

IWBI Launches Membership Program

Deeper engagement, more opportunities available as leaders coalesce around the WELL movement
Press Release

NEW YORK– April 4, 2019 /3BL Media/ – The International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) today introduced a membership program for leaders who want to accelerate the adoption of a global culture of health and well-being. The program is designed to be a platform for collaboration that allows for deeper engagement and broader reach for companies excited by the evidence that shows how the places and spaces we occupy every day can help people thrive.

Mohawk’s New York Showroom Achieves Two Prestigious Green Building Certifications

Press Release

NEW YORK, February 28, 2019 /3BL Media/ —Mohawk Group has officially attained LEED® v4 Gold certification and WELL™ Certification at the Platinum level for its flagship showroom in New York.

IWBI Named to Fast Company’s Annual List of the World’s Most Innovative Companies for 2019

WELL continues meteoric uptake, now boasts more than 300 million square feet of registered and certified space in 48 countries and counting
Press Release

NEW YORK, February 22, 2019 /3BL Media/ –The International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) has been named to Fast Company’s World’s Most Innovative Companies roster, carrying last year’s momentum around WELL full force into 2019. The list honors businesses making the most profound impact on both industry and culture. IWBI leads the global movement to transform our buildings and communities to help deliver health and wellbeing for all.

Futurebuild Does Well Announcing New Strategic Partner for 2019

IWBI, Milliken and Herman Miller unite at Futurebuild 2019 to demonstrate the power of design with purpose
Press Release

LONDON, February 15, 2019 /3BL Media/ -- Futurebuild is solidifying its commitment to putting well-being at the heart of buildings and communities by announcing the International WELL Building Institute™ (IWBI™) as a strategic partner for 2019.

With IWBI as a strategic partner of Futurebuild and headline partner of the new-for-2019 Interiors Hub, the importance of designing for health and well-being will be central to the agenda, showcasing the latest research, case studies and practical design guidance.

Announcing WELL v2 Crosswalks: The Blueprint for Applying WELL Alongside Other Global Standards

By Melissa Wrolstad
Article

At the International WELL Building InstituteTM (IWBITM), we strive to make the WELL Building StandardTM (WELLTM) as accessible, impactful and localized as possible for global users. One of our key initiatives that sits at the heart of that goal is crosswalks. These resources are intended to identify synergies between WELL and other global building rating systems, and streamline efforts for projects seeking a dual rating by acknowledging where WELL requirements are deemed equivalent or aligned with aspects of the alternate building rating tool.

The Rise of Science-Backed Subjective Well-Being

By Jamie Anderson & Fergus Anderson
Blog

Designers have long understood the inextricable relationship between buildings and the people inside of them, but the direct link to human health and well-being has only recently come to the fore. Not only does the International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) provide a framework to design spaces for maximizing long, healthy lives, but it also creates an environment that emphasizes Subjective Well-being (SWB). This concept aims to improve people’s perceived quality of experience – their personal feelings – about themselves and how they relate to others.

The Rise of Science-Backed Subjective Well-Being

By Jamie Anderson & Fergus Anderson
Blog

Designers have long understood the inextricable relationship between buildings and the people inside of them, but the direct link to human health and well-being has only recently come to the fore. Not only does the International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) provide a framework to design spaces for maximizing long, healthy lives, but it also creates an environment that emphasizes Subjective Well-being (SWB). This concept aims to improve people’s perceived quality of experience – their personal feelings – about themselves and how they relate to others.

IWBI Celebrates Crossing the 1,000th WELL Registered Project Mark

New projects in all corners of the globe reflect significant momentum for WELL buildings, interiors and communities that help people thrive
Press Release

The WELL Building Standard™ (WELL™) has marked a new milestone, crossing the 1,000 mark for projects that have enrolled in this premier global program that advances people’s health and well-being through better buildings and communities.

The distinction of being 1,000th to register for WELL is shared by two projects in the capital city of Germany.

WELL Tip: Pursuing WELL for Existing Spaces

By: Madeleine Evans
Blog

WELL Certification is for all types of projects - from commercial offices to warehouses to apartment buildings. And just as WELL offers flexibility when it comes to project types, it also offers flexibility with regard to project stage. Whether newly constructed, undergoing renovation or existing, your project can achieve WELL Certification.

What are the core benefits of pursuing certification for existing spaces?

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