14 Feb '12, 2am

Liveable Cities Series: Working towards greener offices

Liveable Cities Series: Working towards greener offices

SA Water House in Adelaide is an example of a green office design by Hassell that is good for both workers and the environment. Image: Hassell When senior software development manager Keerthi Muthirulandi goes to work at software developer Autodesk’s Singapore office, he enters a bright, modern office whose open floor plan and low workspace dividers allow every employee a green view and plenty of natural light. Automatic air sensors and the non-toxic, recyclable materials used for walls, flooring and furniture ensure optimum air quality, which is a crucial factor when he and his colleagues are embarking on a new project or headed to the kitchen and lounge area for an intense table tennis match. Should any spectators show up for the match, they would tote their own mug from the well-equipped kitchen, as disposable cups are frowned upon in this green office. This two-storey ...

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