October 27, 2015 | John Berendzen | Architecture, Education, Healthcare, Sustainability

Scientific Studies

As the work day continues to expand, the amount of time a person spends in an interior space can start to affect that person on a mental and physical level. “Scientists Probe Indoor Work Spaces for Clues to Better Health” article by ¬†Sumathi Reddy from The Wall Street Journal reviews the scientific¬†studies that are being conducted within several new buildings to determine how controlled work environments affects people. It also features information on how a recently constructed building on Washington University’s campus in Saint Louis, Missouri is serving as test field to measure health outcomes for work environments in a variety of settings.

Featured Image – Hillman Hall at Washington University in Saint Louis. Photo: James Byard/ WUSTL

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