CoreNet Global Summit, Amsterdam 2019
Amsterdam | 10 - 12 September 2019

The Tangible Metrics of WELL Design

12 September 2019 | 09:00 - 10:00

The Tangible Metrics of WELL Design

What will it take to create a world where you leave your workplace healthier than you came in? We're in buildings more than 90% of the time is it is critical that the environments we design prioritise human health and wellness at all scales and successfully integrate the many elements of design, both tangible and intangible. The pace of adoption is being accelerated by quantifiable metrics for success. Join this timely discussion of the integration of health and wellness metrics with design, the emergence of the WELL Building Standard and its potential to help shape a healthier, more people-centric working culture. This interactive discussion will engage you in activities the topics of air, light, acoustics including methods and metrics used to qualify workplace wellness.

 Key Takeaways:

  • Apply the practice and the knowledge from this interactive workshop in multiple areas of their lives, to enhance physical and mental wellbeing at both work and at home (e.g. relaxation exercises).
  • Identify areas in their workplaces that meet WELL metrics and those that offer opportunity for improvement.
  • Gain concrete knowledge of lighting including vertical measured lux levels, glare mitigation, temperature, colour rendition clarity, and how designers work with the quantifiable and qualitative aspects of light to create spaces to meet WELL metrics for human health.