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Now You Can Finally Work in Rainforest Office Complex

Amazon opened a new office in January shaped as a series of glass spheres containing an indoor rainforest. The tech giant’s new building, called the Sphere, in its hometown of Seattle houses more than 40,000 plants made up of more than 400 different species. Plants, trees, sunlight, soil, and water take center stage – the sound of running water and the scent of flowering plants create an instant botanical immersion that takes visitors far away from the urban landscape. "The Spheres are a result of innovative thinking about the character of the workplace and an extended conversation about what is typically missing from urban offices – a direct link to nature," says Amazon in a press release.

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An office in the trees, or trees in the office?

Do you know what a never-ending work meeting of a large number of trees is called? A forest. According to many scientific studies, greenery and natural elements have a positive impact on people’s health and well-being. They are increasingly becoming a part of office buildings.

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PAPER IS OVER! Well, almost all paper...

Paper is an ingenious invention that – hyperbolically speaking – gave rise to bureaucracy. Two thousand years after this invention, it is time to switch to a “paperless office.” In modern offices, all paper can be replaced with its digital equivalent. Well, almost all – it is not recommended to replace toilet paper with virtual!

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