By 2050, 70 percent of the world’s forecasted 10 billion population will live in cities, translating into roughly 7 billion urban dwellers, compared to 4.4 billion today. Most of this booming urbanization will take place in emerging economies such as China, India, and Indonesia. Even though these countries boast a vast land mass, they might still struggle to accommodate this urban growth in […]
Given the unprecedented numbers of older persons in cities, urban areas must meet the changing demands. Our cities must become “age-ready"
An automatic door confers many advantages to both the operator and the user, especially if it's manufactured in compliance with strict standards and regulations, including work code, fire safety, accessibility, burglar-proofing, and energy savings. Nevertheless, following years of usage, it might still be necessary to replace it for the following reasons.
Sick Building Syndrome (SBS) describes the condition of ill-health one might experience in a specific building. It's a set of medical discomforts that can cause a group of mucosal, skin, and general symptoms that are temporally related to working in particular buildings.
Construction is still one of the least efficient and digitized industries worldwide. Nevertheless, in the last decade, there has been a considerable push from some of the industry leaders for better practices that are kinder to our planet
Even though cities cover only 3 percent of the earth's surface, they host more than half of its population and produce about three-quarters of global carbon emissions. Here are 5 cities implementing Unique Climate Solutions.
A sustainable hospital is also known as a “green hospital”. The concept grew considerably in the last decades in healthcare to counter the conundrum of public health vs. the environment.
The new restrictions and sensitivities introduced to our societies by COVID-19 forced many architects and designers to re-think and re-imagine our built environment. The result is an accelerating number of buildings designed to minimize touch, optimize fresh air flow, and manage foot traffic more efficiently.
Following a public health crisis, notorious series of cyberattacks, and the evolving nature of modern threats, people in all spheres — private, public, or commercial — have never been more invested in security.
Outsourcing technical services recently emerged as a crucial business strategy. Even if the managers had the technical skills to attend to all the needs of their facilities, outsourcing saves time, money, and hassle.
Door closers usually don't get as much attention as the locks or a handle. However, they're still crucial tools for safety and security. Door closers are inexpensive enhancers of energy efficiency — and they can even stop fires from spreading and save lives.
Preventive care, efforts to prevent a disease before needing to treat it, isn't a new idea and originated in Ancient Greek. However, throughout the 20th century, the increasing focus on understanding the human body to prevent the diseases single-handedly saved millions of lives and cut down healthcare costs.