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office recharge rooms

 
 

In early 2018 we created a nature-inspired recharge room in a waterfront greenhouse for real estate developer EcoWorld Ballymore in London and brought in scientists from the University of Essex (UK) to assess the impact of the biophilic interiors on our visitors.

 
 
 

biophilic design features

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A total of 108 local office workers spent an average of 60 minutes with us, benefiting from restored energy levels, a renewed sense of calmness, improved mood and greater cognitive function.

 
 

74%

users feel an improvement in mood

87%

users report lower levels of perceived stress

83%

users leave feeling more productive

87%

users report feeling more creative inside

92%

users feel more connected to nature

 
 

 

We have since gone on to conceptualize an office ‘quiet room’ for a Swiss health food business that features a forest canopy, eco-friendly carpets resembling grass and natural materials throughout to encourage everything from creative thinking to power naps in the name of worker happiness and productivity.

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download our free e-book on the benefits of biophilic design in offices and coworking space to learn more!

CONTENTS:

  • DEFINITION: what is biophilic design?

  • RESEARCH: the science behind biophilic design

  • APPLICATIONS: 8 ways to apply biophilic design to your office

  • CASE STUDIES: Amazon offices, Barcelona, Spain; Second Home coworking, Lisbon, Portugal; Uncommon coworking, London, UK; Hero headquarters, Switzerland