Are you preparing your New Year’s resolutions? And how about if in 2019, alongside dropping pounds and drinking less coffee, reaching meetings on time, and taking a month-long vacation in Bhutan, you also try to improve your work environment? We’ve spoken with seven people, and so we can offer quite a bit of inspiration on what a designer, manager, or architect might want to change.
Dutch start-up PHYSEE has developed the first window in the world that uses solar energy, evaluates data on the state of the glass facade while being completely transparent. Therefor it has already earned several awards.
The new fish in the development pond, EDGE Technologies, is working on its second office building in Amsterdam. Thanks to advanced technologies, they aim at the strictest ecological sustainability criteria. The company co-works with architects who originally designed the former building back in the 1970s.
Modern offices should be smart, but beyond that, they should be friendly. Every innovation should be measured mainly by its real benefit for people—after all, we spend up to 90% of our time in buildings. Those will be the key ideas at the Friendly Buildings professional conference this November in Prague, which will be presenting the latest in PropTech (Property + Technology) trends. That means digital technologies and solutions for modern buildings. We've got tickets for you - read more!
After three innovation centers in the United States, IBM headed with its Watson Artificial Intelligence System to Europe, specifically to our Bavarian neighbors. What makes $ 200 million worth of investment here?