Be Well 20/20: Diversity + Inclusion

Look Book Issue 3 | Be Well 20/20 | Diversity + Inclusion SAMANTHA McCLOUD: EQUITY, DIVERSITY + INCLUSION ADVANCES ALL OF US Within every built space there exists a unique community of people with diverse characteristics who are linked by social ties, share common perspectives and engage in joint action and experiences in shared settings…

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Be Well 20/20: WELL Accredited Professionals Q+A

Look Book Issue 3 | Be Well 20/20 | WELL Accredited Professionals Q+A Q+A WITH WELL ACCREDITED PROFESSIONALS, EMILY TILGNER + LAUREN NORTH For decades, the AEC community has focused on implementing sustainable and responsible building design practices. Organizations use rating systems to determine the level of certification each structure can achieve.  A few of…

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Be Well 20/20: Grand Place, The Historic Kansas City Star Building

Look Book Issue 3 | Be Well 20/20 | Community + Innovations GRAND PLACE: CREATING A COMMUNITY OF WELLNESS AT THE HISTORIC KANSAS CITY STAR BUILDING The Star building has been an iconic landmark in Kansas City for over 100 years. Its structure has sheltered thousands of occupants and various businesses over the decades. After quietly standing in the shadows of the Crossroads…

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Scott Rice Pumpkin Designs

SCOTT RICE PUMPKIN DESIGNS Our team is creative both inside and outside of the office! We’re celebrating Halloween with our co-workers a little differently this year, and decided to submit our pumpkin pics! Take a look at what some of the team and their families have come up with!

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InStore Design Display: Creating a Safe Workspace

CREATING A SAFE WORKSPACE: HELPING WORKERS RETURN TO THE OFFICE An article written by our partner, InStore Design Display. After asking employees to work virtually in the early days of the global coronavirus pandemic, many companies want their employees back in the office to increase collaboration. However, it may be tough to convince workers to…

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Be Well 20/20: UV Lighting + Disinfection

Look Book Issue 3 | Be Well 20/20 | UV Lighting + Disinfection   UV LIGHTING We reached out to our partner, Mercer Zimmerman, to get their input on lighting within different environments.  Autumn Nieland with Mercer Zimmerman shares valuable information about UV lighting and it’s disinfecting capabilities. I became interested in disinfection lighting about…

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Be Well 20/20: Circadian Lighting by Mercer Zimmerman

Look Book Issue 3 | Be Well 20/20 | Circadian Lighting by Mercer Zimmerman CIRCADIAN LIGHTING  We reached out to our partner, Mercer Zimmerman, to get their input on lighting throughout different environments. Specification Specialist, Ryan Farmer, explains how lighting with the work environment can impact our daily health and happiness. Lighting has always been a…

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Be Well 20/20: Light MechoShades

Look Book Issue 3 | Be Well 20/20 | Mechoshades MECHOSHADES Maintaining natural daylight within a building is extremely beneficial to its occupants.  Controlling natural light can be tricky.  There is a fine balance.  We reached out to Mary lovely, CIC Project Manager Specialist for Window Treatments, and asked her to share more on the…

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Be Well 20/20: Light + Cozy

Look Book Issue 3 | Be Well 20/20 | Light + Blanket Pairing LIGHT AND COZY The use of the home offices have increased during 2020, and it doesn’t seem to be decreasing. As companies become open minded towards giving more autonomy to employees., allowing them to choose when and where they work.  Providing the…

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Be Well 20/20: Thermal Comfort Designtex Celliant

Look Book Issue 3 | Be Well 20/20 | Celliant By Designtex CELLIANT BY DESIGNTEX What if our upholstery choices could help us regain some of the energy we lose throughout the day? Now featuring exclusive Celliant non-woven backing, Designtex introduces a new and versatile collection of fabrics engineered to boost performance and overall wellness…

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