A good office is about more than designer lighting and the right choice of furniture. The most modern office buildings in the Czech Republic try to make the time that their tenants spend inside them more pleasant using less traditional elements as well—like the silver screen and the buzzing of bees.
Most of us connect virtual and augmented reality with hyper-realistic illusions — with computer games. But real estate developers are beginning to use them for something very real: to better imagine and present their projects. In the commercial sector, they can help employers to make the very best pick of office spaces — the spaces where they will be working and spending a significant part of their life.
Turn a glassed meeting room into a private place or a screen area easily through a smartphone app. Or you can also shade the windows from direct sunlight, including harmful UV radiation. There is no need to invest high sums in the replacement of current glass; all you need is to stick a clever Sonte film.
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.)