One size fits all?
We all feel happier and healthier and get more done when we can adjust the control over the places where we spend the most time – including the office – Workplace Alignment: An evaluation of office worker flexibility and workplace provision. As the over 50′ s (including me!) now make up over one-third of the working population – Work | State of Ageing in 2020. This paper suggests that being able to control the lighting has the biggest impact on productivity belief of all the Indoor Environmental Quality Dimensions – The impacts of building characteristics, social psychological and cultural factors on indoor environment quality productivity belief
Do drop into see the Designing for our Future Selves show at the Design Museum (I’ve created an installation about circadian lighting with Speirs Major, Clarion 55 and the Design Age Institute – Designing for our Future Selves). And check out the Design Age Institute’s brilliant website – DESIGNING FOR AGE, AGENCY & JOY