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