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SPACE DETOX IN THE NEW YEAR

By at January 2, 2016 | 9:00 am | 0 Comment

‘A building may be zero carbon, zero waste and have insulation made from organically reared, ethically sourced yak hair, but it may be a diabolical building to work in that is hated by occupants, so can hardly be called sustainable.’ (John Alker, UK GBC, Feb 2014) The market these days is full of suggestions for the new eco-minded consumer. The confusion exists

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All work and no play, All play and no work

By at September 13, 2014 | 11:47 am | 0 Comment

Continuing with our discussions on modern design approaches and occupant health integration at the recent Green Pages Coffee Morning event, lets explore work and play relationships. What is rest, relaxation and activity at workplace and at home? And how do we translate that to spaces around us. Many cultures from ancient past used open common spaces to relax and

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All work and no play, All play and no work

By at September 13, 2014 | 11:47 am | 0 Comment

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Health, Sleep and Happiness

By at June 4, 2014 | 6:41 pm | 0 Comment

Diseases need to be looked beyond symptoms. We all have a bio-energy field around us called the ‘Abha mandal’ or Aura. Reiki talks about it, Chinese medicine and Tai Chi talk about its balance and Ayurveda wants to heal it. Diseases manifest many days after the aura is affected at subtle levels. Modern lives, the use of technology at home and the new buzz word

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Look Inside – Outside: Supporting Wellness through Healthy Buildings

By at May 20, 2014 | 10:30 pm | 0 Comment

Look Inside - Outside: Supporting Wellness through Healthy Buildings   For thousands of years, holistic architectural practices have taught that buildings profoundly influence every aspect of our lives. Now neuroscience explains why. “Changes in the environment change the brain, and therefore they change our behaviour.”   In ancient Indian planning methods

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