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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.

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.

Evolving WELL™

Taking the WELL Building Standard™ to the next level
Press Release

NEW YORK, April 9, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Eight global roundtables attended by more than 350 organizations. Hundreds of alternative adherence paths (AAPs) that open up new strategies and pathways for projects, along with 195 equivalency submissions that support WELL’s global adoption. 632 amendments in seven addenda updates that provided continuous improvements. Thousands of conversations with real estate leaders, architects, interior designers, sustainability consultants, academic researchers, health care practitioners, and human resource professionals from all over the world.

International WELL Building Institute™ Announces Alignments Between the WELL Building Standard™ and LEED®

New guidance streamlines dual certification for green building projects pursuing both WELL™ and LEED
Press Release

April 21, 2017 /3BL Media/ – The International WELL Building Institute™ (IWBI™) today announced alignments between the WELL Building Standard (WELL) and LEED that will make it easier for green building projects pursuing dual certification.  IWBI and U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) have identified specific credits whereby submitted documentation will be recognized by Green Business Certification, Inc. (GBCI), the certifying body for both LEED and WELL. This alignment saves project teams the time and costs, and reduces documentation.

International Well Building Institute™ Announces First Well Certified™ Project in New York City

Structure Tone’s new office in Manhattan achieves WELL Certification at the Silver Level; Marks first WELL Certified Project in New York
Press Release

NEW YORK, March 14, 2017 /3BL Media/ – The International WELL Building Institute™ (IWBI™) today marks a new milestone in the development, growth and expansion of its WELL Certification program as the first project in New York achieves WELL Certification under v1 of the WELL Building Standard™ (WELL™). This prestigious distinction was awarded to Structure Tone’s recently opened New York City headquarters at 330 West 34th Street in Manhattan, which has achieved WELL Certification at the Silver level.

A New Website, and a New Vision for WELL

by Rick Fedrizzi, CEO and Chairman of IWBI
Blog

Welcome to the future of WELL. Today we launch our spectacular new website and with it a new vision for WELL that is informed by each of you, our core users and advocates who have helped us advance the idea that our buildings and communities can be a powerful tool to enhance our health and well-being.

2017 Europe Property Report Underscores Growing Interest in Wellness Factors for Real Estate

Press Release

NEW YORK, January 17, 2016 /3BL Media/ -- When JP Morgan Europe released its Europe Property Report this week, there was a new category in their trends coverage – Real Estate and Well-Being.  That’s good news for the International WELL Building Institute™ (IWBI™) and its WELL Building Standard™ (WELL), which is an evidence-based system for measuring, certifying and monitoring the performance of building features that impact health and well-being.

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