Tag Health & Wellness

Graham Baba Architects designs the new Ballard Food Bank

30-12-2022

Graham Baba Architects designs the new Ballard Food Bank

Sharing, in the true sense of the word, has been the key to the Ballard Food Bank in Ballard, Seattle since it was founded in the late '70s. Following Graham Baba Architects’ expansion, the Food Bank can now offer additional support services under agreements with a series of partners in the community.

Certified sustainability for Skylab’s Columbia Building in Portland

09-12-2022

Certified sustainability for Skylab’s Columbia Building in Portland

The Columbia Building for the Bureau of Environmental Services of the city of Portland, Oregon by American architectural practice Skylab offers an excellent example of a wide-ranging, forward-looking project. The multifunctional complex, LEED Gold certified for sustainability, takes users’ well-being into account while incarnating the institution’s principles of optimal water management.

Haz Arquitectura, good building practices for the community

07-06-2022

Haz Arquitectura, good building practices for the community

A knowledgeable combination of positive impact for the local community and reduced environmental footprint: this is the new Trinitat Vella Centre for Community Life on the outskirts of Barcelona, designed by the Haz Arquitectura studio. Passive architecture is the key element of a public complex offering social, health and cultural functions.

ACTIVE SURFACES<sup>®</sup>: surfaces for healthy, protected, comfortable environments

22-02-2022

ACTIVE SURFACES®: surfaces for healthy, protected, comfortable environments

Improving quality of life in everyday spaces by reducing pollutants and guaranteeing protection and comfort is indispensable today.  As the Iris Ceramica Group has demonstrated, this can be done with surfaces, using ACTIVE SURFACES® technology to create spaces where the beauty of the best ceramic slabs goes hand in hand with long-lasting safety and prevention

Architecture that helps, Snail Baby Growth Center by TOWODesign

26-08-2021

Architecture that helps, Snail Baby Growth Center by TOWODesign

Snail Baby Growth Center, designed by Chinese studio TOWODesign in Shanghai, is an environment for users with special needs. Despite a limited budget, the designers have created a space with a warm and welcoming atmosphere.

Welfare Architecture for all, C.F. Møller Architects

25-08-2021

Welfare Architecture for all, C.F. Møller Architects

C.F. Møller Architects is one of Scandinavia's leading architectural practices, with over 90 years of award-winning work both in the Nordic region and worldwide. A monograph, published by Arvinius + Orfeus in Stockholm and edited by Francesca Perry, presents the firm's design approach that integrates urban planning, landscape and architecture in a unique way.

Floating Realities, a spa in Geneva designed by BUREAU

23-07-2021

Floating Realities, a spa in Geneva designed by BUREAU

Architectural practice BUREAU renewed a spa in Geneva. The studio approached the idea of psychological and physical wellness on the basis of the experience of floating in water, in a state of fluid suspension. To make the most of the relaxing experience of the spa, the architects have designed a world dominated by pastel colours.

A brick and wood building by EMBT for the Kàlida Centre

21-05-2021

A brick and wood building by EMBT for the Kàlida Centre

Benedetta Miralles Tagliabue’s studio EMBT built a brick building with enamelled ceramic inserts for the Kàlida Centre

ACTIVE SURFACES™ ceramics: a concrete solution for fighting Covid-19

27-04-2021

ACTIVE SURFACES™ ceramics: a concrete solution for fighting Covid-19

Continuing the lengthy process of research and scientific innovation that led to the invention of the ACTIVE SURFACES™ method, the Iris Ceramica Group has achieved an important milestone in advanced materials capable of improving people’s lives and the environment we live in.  Recent scientific studies have confirmed the ability of ACTIVE SURFACES™ high-performing ceramics to destroy up to 94% of the SARS-CoV-2 virus in only 4 hours of exposure to low-intensity UV light (such as sunlight or a traditional lightbulb)

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