In the last few years, beekeeping in the Czech Republic has become a fashionable affair—one that’s flown in from the countryside to Prague. You can find hives on the balconies of apartment buildings and the roofs of banks, hotels, and shopping centers. They’re keeping bees on the roof of the National Theater, and a “smart” hive will be installed above the offices of the Praga Studios administrative building in Karlín.
From living green walls to mega complexes like Amazon’s recently opened Spheres imitating rain forest, the green office is believed to further enhance productivity and creativity of city-dwellers inside the office “cage”.
Enter the mixed-use development of two 30-storey blocks of offices and two 34-storey blocks of luxury residences on top of a four-storey retail block, and you’ll find a lush tropical biodiversity garden. Enter the Marina One complex in Singapore, which has received the MIPIM 2018 award for Best Innovative Green Building.
No matter whether the coming of spring has awoken your green thumb, or you’ve jumped onto the eco-hipster bandwagon, we’d like to offer you an original way to minimize at least part of the waste you generate. (And we really don’t mean your latest report, or that presentation for the boss, but real waste.)
An interview with environmental psychologist Jakub Franc, who is also in charge of a team of UX designers in one of the best Czech startups. An interview about scents in offices, about the need to have one’s own territory in an open-space office and about when people can get lost in the workplace. An interview about the soul inside office walls.
Millennials want more than just a paycheck. Today’s employees want a work environment that’s healthy, fun, inspiring, comfortable, natural... in short, one where they feel good. Pavel Mrázek, the founder and CEO of the interior design company Hezkey, describes the latest in office trends for the #Morethanoffice portal.