Working WELL, Being WELL Event at HOK’s New York Office

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Working WELL, Being WELL Event at HOK’s New York Office

HOK’s New York office hosted a panel discussion to explore the many benefits of implementing the WELL Building Standard in workplaces.

Photos courtesy of HOK.

Photos courtesy of HOK.

Photos courtesy of HOK.

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Thursday, July 13, 2017 - 10:45am

The WELL standard was created from evidence-based guidelines for healthier buildings. It outlines best practices for improving the health and wellness of building occupants, from using non-toxic paints to encouraging the use of stairs and limiting access to junk food.

“This is our passion. HOK has been completely dedicated to sustainable design over the last 30 years, and it’s at the very core of our ethos,” said Carl Galioto, HOK’s president and managing principal of the New York office. “We believe that the next step beyond sustainability is fundamentally what’s at the root of all this—the human experience and human health.”

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