World’s greenest and healthiest office crowned in Washington, D.C.

The American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) headquarters in Washington DC, designed by Perkins+Will, has been named the greenest and the healthiest office on the planet! The project, dubbed “the living laboratory”, received both LEED and WELL Platinum Certification under WELL Building Standard.

The 8,500-square-foot office space features human-centric design elements that reduce stress, increase air quality, mask sounds and regulate the body’s physiological processes. Employees have no…

Astrophysicist warns asteroid strike is not a matter of if, but when

Humans have done a pretty good job of trashing the Earth all by ourselves, but we don’t often stop to consider external threats – like asteroids. A 1908 asteroid explosion over Siberia ravaged 800 square miles, and Queen’s University Belfast astrophysicist Alan Fitzsimmons said another asteroid collision is simply a matter of time. He’s calling for better preparation – since most of us don’t ever think about asteroids as a true threat.

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World’s greenest and healthiest office crowned in Washington, D.C.

The American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) headquarters in Washington DC, designed by Perkins+Will, has been named the greenest and the healthiest office on the planet! The project, dubbed “the living laboratory”, received both LEED and WELL Platinum Certification under WELL Building Standard.

The 8,500-square-foot office space features human-centric design elements that reduce stress, increase air quality, mask sounds and regulate the body’s physiological processes. Employees have no…

Astrophysicist warns asteroid strike is not a matter of if, but when

Humans have done a pretty good job of trashing the Earth all by ourselves, but we don’t often stop to consider external threats – like asteroids. A 1908 asteroid explosion over Siberia ravaged 800 square miles, and Queen’s University Belfast astrophysicist Alan Fitzsimmons said another asteroid collision is simply a matter of time. He’s calling for better preparation – since most of us don’t ever think about asteroids as a true threat.

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Three stacked spruce ‘shoeboxes’ reimagine a 1934 house in Ljubljana

This renovated house in Ljubljana, Slovenia, has three shoebox-like volumes stacked and shifted to create pleasant overhangs and terraces. Ofis Arhitekti renovated an existing house designed by architect Emil Navinsek in 1934 as a home for his two elder sisters who lived together. The new structure draws upon the existing house floor plan and combines the original textures and materials with concrete, metal and wood.

The house is located on a street built mostly in the 1960s and 1970s, with…

Three stacked spruce ‘shoeboxes’ reimagine a 1934 house in Ljubljana

This renovated house in Ljubljana, Slovenia, has three shoebox-like volumes stacked and shifted to create pleasant overhangs and terraces. Ofis Arhitekti renovated an existing house designed by architect Emil Navinsek in 1934 as a home for his two elder sisters who lived together. The new structure draws upon the existing house floor plan and combines the original textures and materials with concrete, metal and wood.

The house is located on a street built mostly in the 1960s and 1970s, with…