WELL Addenda

WELL ADDENDA

Review the complete list of addenda changes made to the WELL Building Standard.

Feature 78: Reverberation time

Type Description
Amendment
Type: Amendment
Post Date: 26 Jul, 2017

Remove: "3,000 m³". Add "280 m³"


Amendment
Type: Amendment
Post Date: 26 Jul, 2017

Remove: "6,000 m³". Add "570 m³"


Intent
Type: Intent
Post Date: 24 Oct, 2016

In the Feature description, remove the second paragraph. Replace with the following text:
'To help maintain comfortable sound levels by limiting reverberation times.'


Amendment
Type: Amendment
Post Date: 06 May, 2016

In Part 1b, change “Open office spaces:” to “Open workspaces:”


Feature 79: Sound masking

Type Description
Equivalency
Type: Equivalency
Post Date: 04 Dec, 2017

AS/NZS 2107:2016 has been accepted as an alternative to the sound masking level requirements in Feature 79 Part 2. Note that Private Office and Open Workspace sound masking levels must fall within the background noise criteria ranges in Table 1 of AS/NZS 2107:2016. This equivalency applies only to projects in Australia and New Zealand.


Intent
Type: Intent
Post Date: 24 Oct, 2016

In the Feature description, remove the second paragraph. Replace with the following text:
'Intent: To reduce acoustic disruptions and increase speech privacy by implementing sound masking into the building design.'


Amendment
Type: Amendment
Post Date: 06 May, 2016

In Part 2a, change “Open office spaces:” to “Open workspaces:”


Verification type
Type: Verification type
Post Date: 10 Feb, 2016

Add MEP Letter of Assurance as required documentation, remove Architect Letter of Assurance.


Feature 80: Sound reducing surfaces

Type Description
Amendment
Type: Amendment
Post Date: 07 Jun, 2018

For Part 1a and 1b, add: ", beams, joists" after "...lights, skylights, diffusers"


Equivalency
Type: Equivalency
Post Date: 16 Mar, 2018

Alpha W (αw) has been accepted as an equivalent to the Noise Reduction Coefficient (NRC) requirements of Feature 80 – Sound Reducing Surfaces, Parts 1-3.

Note that Alpha W is, like NRC, a single number metric for sound absorption that ranges from 0.00 to 1.00 and represents the average absorption coefficient of a given material across 125 Hz to 4 kHz, while NRC is a metric based on absorptive coefficients of a given material across 250 Hz to 2 kHz.


Amendment
Type: Amendment
Post Date: 05 Feb, 2018

For Part 2, remove: "walls". Add: "vertical surfaces"


Amendment
Type: Amendment
Post Date: 24 Oct, 2016

For Part 2a, add "interior" in front of "surrounding walls."


Intent
Type: Intent
Post Date: 24 Oct, 2016

In the Feature description, remove the second paragraph. Replace with the following text:
'Intent: To reduce sound reverberation and maintain comfortable sound levels though absorptive ceiling and wall surfaces.'


Amendment
Type: Amendment
Post Date: 06 May, 2016

In Part 1a, change “Open office spaces” to “Open workspaces:”


Amendment
Type: Amendment
Post Date: 06 May, 2016

In Part 2b, change “Open office spaces:” to “Open workspaces:”


Amendment
Type: Amendment
Post Date: 06 May, 2016

In Part 2c, change “Cubicle style offices:” to “Partitioned office spaces:”


Feature 81: Sound barriers

Type Description
Amendment
Type: Amendment
Post Date: 01 Nov, 2018

In part description, remove: "Noise Isolation Class (NIC)". Add: "Sound Transmission Class (STC)"


Amendment
Type: Amendment
Post Date: 01 Nov, 2018

For Part 1a, remove: "NIC of 35 when a sound masking system is present, or minimum NIC of 40". Add: "STC of 40 when a sound masking system is present, or minimum STC of 45


Amendment
Type: Amendment
Post Date: 07 Jun, 2018

For Part 1b, remove: "NIC" after "minimum". Add: "STC"


Verification type
Type: Verification type
Post Date: 11 Jan, 2018

In Verification Method, add: "Architect and Contractor" after "Letter of Assurance"


Equivalency
Type: Equivalency
Post Date: 17 Jan, 2017

The China national standard 'Code for Design of Sound Insulation of Civil Buildings' (GB50118-2010) has been approved an acceptable method to comply with Feature 81, Part 1 when Dw levels under ‘High Limits’ are achieved. Note that projects must comply with the verification method according to Appendix D.


Intent
Type: Intent
Post Date: 24 Oct, 2016

In the Feature description, remove the second paragraph. Replace with the following text:
'Intent: To reduce sound transmission and acoustic disruptions through sound barriers.'


Verification type
Type: Verification type
Post Date: 10 Feb, 2016

Add Contractor Letter of Assurance as required documentation.


Feature 82: Individual thermal control

Type Description
Alternative Adherence Path
Type: Alternative Adherence Path
Post Date: 15 Aug, 2018

To meet the requirements of Feature 82 Part 1 and 2, projects may implement the following strategies:

  • Operative temperature can be adjusted by +/- 1.5 °C per 4.05 m [13.28 ft] zone edge dimension.
  • Occupants have the ability to set their preferred zone temperature.
  • Occupants have access to personal thermal comforts devices such as fans (excluding space heaters).

Amendment
Type: Amendment
Post Date: 20 Oct, 2017

For Part 1a, add: "with more than 10 people" after "...and between rooms"


Amendment
Type: Amendment
Post Date: 26 Jul, 2017

In Part 2a, remove: "employees". Add: "occupants"


Intent
Type: Intent
Post Date: 24 Oct, 2016

In the Feature description, remove the second paragraph. Replace with the following text:
'Intent: To maximize and personalize thermal comfort among all occupants.'


Amendment
Type: Amendment
Post Date: 06 May, 2016

In Part 1a, change “The building provides a thermal gradient of at least 3 °C [5 °F] across open office spaces…” to “The building provides a thermal gradient of at least 3 °C [5 °F] across open workspaces…”


Verification type
Type: Verification type
Post Date: 10 Feb, 2016

Add owner Letter of Assurance as required documentation, add on-site spot checks as required verification, remove visual inspection.


Feature 83: Radiant thermal comfort

Type Description
Alternative Adherence Path
Type: Alternative Adherence Path
Post Date: 15 Aug, 2018

As an alternative to Feature 83 Part 1, projects may use active chilled beams that integrate outdoor air supply, so long as the following conditions are met:

  • At least 50% of the thermal effect is from radiant heat transfer.
  • The outdoor air is introduced laterally at the surface of the chilled beams.
  • There is no supplemental floor-mounted conditioning or ventilating equipment at the perimeter of the space.

Intent
Type: Intent
Post Date: 24 Oct, 2016

In the Feature description, remove the second paragraph. Replace with the following text:
'Intent: To maximize floor space, reduce dust transmission and increase thermal comfort by incorporating radiant heat and cooling systems into the building design.'


Amendment
Type: Amendment
Post Date: 06 May, 2016

In Feature introduction text, change “Additional benefits include saved floor space, lower dust transportation and increased thermal comfort through the separation of temperature controls and fresh air supply systems” to “Additional benefits include saved floor space, lower dust transportation and increased thermal comfort through the separation of temperature controls and outdoor air supply systems


Amendment
Type: Amendment
Post Date: 06 May, 2016

Change Part 1 name from “Lobbies and Other Common Public Spaces” to “Lobbies and Other Common Spaces”


Feature 84: Health and wellness awareness

Type Description
Amendment
Type: Amendment
Post Date: 31 Jul, 2019

Annotated Documents: Professional Narrative
On-Site: Visual Inspection


Intent
Type: Intent
Post Date: 24 Oct, 2016

In the Feature description, remove the second paragraph. Replace with the following text:
'Intent: To promote a deeper understanding of factors that impact health and wellness.'


Amendment
Type: Amendment
Post Date: 06 May, 2016

In feature introduction text, change “Health literacy, defined by the Institute of Medicine as…” to “Health literacy, defined by the National Academy of Medicine as…”


Feature 85: Integrative design

Type Description
Amendment
Type: Amendment
Post Date: 27 Apr, 2017

Remove: "Prior to the design and programming of the project, all". Add: "Project"


Intent
Type: Intent
Post Date: 24 Oct, 2016

In the Feature description, remove the second paragraph. Replace with the following text:
'Intent: To facilitate a collaborative development process and ensure adherence to collective wellness goals.'


Feature 86: Post-occupancy surveys

Type Description
Equivalency
Type: Equivalency
Post Date: 03 Jul, 2019

The Subjective Assessment of Workplace Productivity (SAP 2019) survey administered by the JSBC - Japan Sustainable Building Consortium has been accepted as an equivalent for the Occupant Indoor Environmental Quality (IEQ) Survey™ from the Center for the Built Environment at UC Berkeley for Feature 86 Part 1 for Japan. Note that the SAP 2019 survey tool must meet with the following:
I. The survey must be completed by a representative sample of at least 30% of occupants.
II. Occupants must be surveyed regarding thermal comfort conditions at least two different times per year (e.g., once during the cooling season and once during the heating season).


Equivalency
Type: Equivalency
Post Date: 05 Jun, 2019

The Eurac Research survey tool has been accepted as an equivalent for the Occupant Indoor Environmental Quality (IEQ) Survey™ from the Center for the Built Environment at UC Berkeley for Feature 86. Part 1 for Europe.

Note that, in addition to the survey requirements in The Eurac Research survey tool:
I. The survey must be completed by a representative sample of at least 30% of occupants.
II. Occupants must be surveyed about thermal comfort conditions that occur at least two different times per year (e.g., once during the cooling season and once during the heating season).


Amendment
Type: Amendment
Post Date: 01 May, 2019

In buildings with 10 or more occupants, the Occupant Indoor Environmental Quality (IEQ) Survey™ from the Center for the Built Environment at UC Berkeley (or approved alternative) is completed by a representative sample of at least 30% of occupants at least once per year unless otherwise noted.


Equivalency
Type: Equivalency
Post Date: 05 Feb, 2018

PeopleLOOK™ of the UK has been accepted as an equivalent for the Occupant Indoor Environmental Quality Survey of Feature 86 Part 1. Note that, in addition to the survey requirements in PeopleLOOK™, thermal comfort parameters must be surveyed twice a year.


Equivalency
Type: Equivalency
Post Date: 05 Feb, 2018

The Comfortmeter survey has been accepted as an equivalent for the Occupant Indoor Environmental Quality Survey of Feature 86 Part 1. Note that, in addition to the survey requirements in Comfortmeter, thermal comfort parameters must be surveyed twice a year.


Amendment
Type: Amendment
Post Date: 26 Jul, 2017

Remove: "employees" after "10 or more". Add: "occupants" after "10 or more".
After "at least 30% of", remove: "employees". Add: "occupants" after "at least 30% of"


Equivalency
Type: Equivalency
Post Date: 14 Jul, 2017

The Building Use Studies (BUS) methodology of Occupant Satisfaction Evaluation has been accepted as an alternative for the Occupant Indoor Environmental Quality Survey required for Feature 86 Part 1.


Amendment
Type: Amendment
Post Date: 17 Jan, 2017

Change "…is given to a representative sample of at least 30% of employees at least once per year…" to "…is completed by a representative sample of at least 30% of employees at least once per year…"


Equivalency
Type: Equivalency
Post Date: 24 Oct, 2016

The Leesman Survey is an accepted alternative to the Occupant Indoor Environmental Quality Survey required for Feature 86, Part 1: Occupant Survey Content.


Equivalency
Type: Equivalency
Post Date: 24 Oct, 2016

The BOSSA Survey is an accepted alternative to the Occupant Indoor Environmental Quality Survey required for Feature 86, Part 1: Occupant Survey Content.


Intent
Type: Intent
Post Date: 24 Oct, 2016

In the Feature description, remove the second paragraph. Replace with the following text:
'Intent: To allow occupants to provide feedback to building owners and management, and help further develop the WELL Building Standard.'


Feature 87: Beauty and design I

Type Description
Intent
Type: Intent
Post Date: 24 Oct, 2016

In the Feature description, remove the second paragraph. Replace with the following text:
'Intent: To thoughtfully create unique and culturally-rich spaces.'


Verification type
Type: Verification type
Post Date: 10 Feb, 2016

Add professional narrative as required documentation, remove annotated architectural drawing, remove on-site spot checks.


Feature 88: Biophilia I - qualitative

Type Description
Intent
Type: Intent
Post Date: 24 Oct, 2016

In the Feature description, remove the second paragraph. Replace with the following text:
'Intent: To nurture the innate human-nature connection within the project.'


Verification type
Type: Verification type
Post Date: 10 Feb, 2016

Add professional narratives as required documentation, remove annotated architectural drawings, remove on-site spot checks.


Feature 89: Adaptable spaces

Type Description
Amendment
Type: Amendment
Post Date: 01 May, 2019

To minimize clutter and maintain a comfortable, well-organized environment, minimal storage requirements are addressed through the provision of a combination of one some combination of the following:


Amendment
Type: Amendment
Post Date: 07 Jun, 2018

For Part 3, add: "a combination of" after "...through the provision of"


Amendment
Type: Amendment
Post Date: 20 Oct, 2017

In part description, remove: "Areas". Add: "Projects with gross floor area"


Intent
Type: Intent
Post Date: 24 Oct, 2016

In the Feature description, remove the second paragraph. Replace with the following text:
'Intent: To reduce distractions, mitigate stress and enable focused work by integrating a stimuli management program within the building.'


Feature 90: Healthy sleep policy

Type Description
Amendment
Type: Amendment
Post Date: 07 Jun, 2018

In part description, remove: "middle and high schools". Add: "primary and secondary schools"


Intent
Type: Intent
Post Date: 24 Oct, 2016

In the Feature description, remove the second paragraph. Replace with the following text:
'Intent: To support healthy sleep habits by discouraging occupants from working late at night and providing them with sleep support software.'


Verification type
Type: Verification type
Post Date: 24 Oct, 2016

Under Appendix D, change the feature type for Part 1 from "(Protocol)" to "(Organizational Protocol)"


Alternative Adherence Path
Type: Alternative Adherence Path
Post Date: 06 May, 2016

The requirements of Part 1b (provide employees with a 50% subsidy on software and/or applications that monitor daytime sleep-related behavior patterns such as activity levels, caffeine and alcohol intake, and eating habits) may be met if employees are provided free, doctor recommended software applications that meet these requirements.


Feature 91: Business travel

Type Description
Intent
Type: Intent
Post Date: 24 Oct, 2016

In the Feature description, remove the second paragraph. Replace with the following text:
'Intent: To minimize disruptions to occupants' sleep and fitness regimens, and personal relationships by adopting supportive travel policies.'


Verification type
Type: Verification type
Post Date: 24 Oct, 2016

Under Appendix D, change the feature type for Part 1 from "(Protocol)" to "(Organizational Protocol)"


Feature 92: Building health policy

Type Description
Amendment
Type: Amendment
Post Date: 07 Jun, 2018

In part description, remove: "elementary, middle, and high schools". Add: "primary and secondary schools"


Amendment
Type: Amendment
Post Date: 27 Apr, 2017

Add: "or any other employer-established benefit plan designed to reimburse employees for qualified medical expenses" after "Flexible spending accounts"


Equivalency
Type: Equivalency
Post Date: 17 Jan, 2017

The 'Five Insurance' offered under the Labor Law of the People’s Republic of China has been approved as an acceptable method to comply with F92.


Intent
Type: Intent
Post Date: 24 Oct, 2016

In the Feature description, remove the second paragraph. Replace with the following text:
'Intent: To protect the overall health and well-being of occupants and their families by adopting comprehensive health policies.'


Verification type
Type: Verification type
Post Date: 24 Oct, 2016

Under Appendix D, change the feature type for Part 1 from "(Protocol)" to "(Organizational Protocol)"


Feature 93: Workplace family support

Type Description
Intent
Type: Intent
Post Date: 24 Oct, 2016

In the Feature description, remove the second paragraph. Replace with the following text:
'Intent: To ensure occupants are able to properly care for themselves and their families by adopting supportive family care policies.'


Verification type
Type: Verification type
Post Date: 24 Oct, 2016

Under Appendix D, change the feature type for Parts 1, 2, and 3 from "(Protocol)" to "(Organizational Protocol)"


Feature 94: Self-monitoring

Type Description
Amendment
Type: Amendment
Post Date: 26 Jul, 2017

Remove: "occupant" after "is made available to each". Add: "employee" after "is made available to each"


Intent
Type: Intent
Post Date: 24 Oct, 2016

In the Feature description, remove the second paragraph. Replace with the following text:
'Intent: To promote awareness of individual biomarkers associated with health and wellness.'


Verification type
Type: Verification type
Post Date: 24 Oct, 2016

Under Appendix D, change the feature type for Part 1 from "(Protocol)" to "(Organizational Protocol)"


Feature 95: Stress and addiction treatment

Type Description
Intent
Type: Intent
Post Date: 24 Oct, 2016

In the Feature description, remove the second paragraph. Replace with the following text:
'Intent: To avoid or mitigate substance use and addiction issues by providing access to stress management programs.'


Verification type
Type: Verification type
Post Date: 24 Oct, 2016

Under Appendix D, change the feature type for Parts 1 and 2 from "(Protocol)" to "(Organizational Protocol)"


Feature 96: Altruism

Type Description
Alternative Adherence Path
Type: Alternative Adherence Path
Post Date: 01 May, 2019

Projects may achieve Feature 96, Part 2 if the organization demonstrates that it commits to donate to registered charities within the area local to the project. Note that, although the extent of employee involvement can vary, organizations should encourage employee participation in the charitable donation process, including employee donations supplementing office donations.


Intent
Type: Intent
Post Date: 24 Oct, 2016

In the Feature description, remove the second paragraph. Replace with the following text:
'Intent: To enhance community identity and promote social cohesion.'


Verification type
Type: Verification type
Post Date: 24 Oct, 2016

Under Appendix D, change the feature type for Parts 1 and 2 from "(Protocol)" to "(Organizational Protocol)"


Feature 97: Material transparency

Type Description
Equivalency
Type: Equivalency
Post Date: 30 Nov, 2018

Building materials evaluated as "recommended" or "accepted" in byggvarubedömningen has not been accepted as an equivalent to meet the requirements of Feature 97 – Material Transparency, Part 1 - Material Information.


Equivalency
Type: Equivalency
Post Date: 29 May, 2018

The Good Environmental Choice Australia (GECA) Furniture, Fittings, Foam and Mattresses (Level A) (FFF&M v3.0-2017) standard has not been accepted as an alternative for the requirements of Feature 97 Part 1. Note that the intent of the feature is to promote material transparency along the supply chain. Feature 97 Part 1 requires that “the product must indicate that all ingredients have been evaluated and disclosed down to 1,000 ppm.” The GECA FFF&M v3.0-2017 standard requires products to disclose hazardous ingredients but not all ingredients (including non-hazardous).


Equivalency
Type: Equivalency
Post Date: 29 May, 2018

The Good Environmental Choice Australia (GECA) Furniture & Fittings (Level B) (FFv3.0-2017) standard has not been accepted as an alternative for the requirements of Feature 97 Part 1. Note that the intent of the feature is to promote material transparency along the supply chain. Feature 97 Part 1 requires that “the product must indicate that all ingredients have been evaluated and disclosed down to 1,000 ppm.” The GECA FFF&M v3.0-2017 standard does require products to disclose hazardous ingredients, but not all ingredients (including non-hazardous).


Equivalency
Type: Equivalency
Post Date: 01 Mar, 2018

The Global GreenTag Standard v4.0 and PhD Methodology are accepted as an alternative to the requirements of Feature 97 Part 1.


Amendment
Type: Amendment
Post Date: 27 Apr, 2017

Add: "(in order to contribute, the product must indicate that all ingredients have been evaluated and disclosed down to 1,000 ppm)" after "the following material descriptions"


Intent
Type: Intent
Post Date: 24 Oct, 2016

In the Feature description, remove the second paragraph. Replace with the following text:
'Intent: To promote material transparency along the supply chain.'


Verification type
Type: Verification type
Post Date: 10 Feb, 2016

Add Contractor Letter of Assurance as required documentation, add Owner Letter of Assurance as required documentation.


Feature 98: Organizational transparency

Type Description
Amendment
Type: Amendment
Post Date: 01 Feb, 2019

Global Reporting Initiative. G4 Sustainability Reporting Guidelines: Reporting Principles and Standard Disclosures. https://www.globalreporting.org/resourcelibrary/GRIG4-Part1-Reporting-Pr.... Published 2013. Accessed June 9, 2015. The Global Reporting Initiative's G4 Sustainability Reporting Guidelines offers a framework for standardized, sustainability reporting. Global Reporting Initiative. GRI Standards. https://www.globalreporting.org/standards/. Published 2017. Accessed December 5, 2018. The GRI Standards are the first global standards for sustainability reporting and represent the global best practice for reporting on a range of economic, environmental and social impacts.


Amendment
Type: Amendment
Post Date: 01 Feb, 2019

b. Sustainability reporting following the G4 Sustainability Reporting Guidelines organized by the Global Reporting Initiative (for more information, see www.globalreporting.org). Reporting in compliance with the GRI Standards operated by the Global Reporting Initiative, including Universal Standards and at least one additional topic-specific Standard (for more information, see www.globalreporting.org).


Equivalency
Type: Equivalency
Post Date: 24 Jan, 2019

The Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEX) Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Reporting Guide has not been accepted as an alternative for the requirements of Feature 98 Part 1.


Equivalency
Type: Equivalency
Post Date: 05 Feb, 2018

The GRESB certificate and policy document has not been accepted as an equivalent for JUST and G4 of Feature 98 Part 1. Note that JUST and G4 provide ample sections in their survey for addressing employee equity, transparency and disclosure, where GRESB assesses only some of these parameters in brief, multiple choice questions.


Amendment
Type: Amendment
Post Date: 20 Oct, 2017

In part description, remove: "or WELL compliance"


Equivalency
Type: Equivalency
Post Date: 26 Jul, 2017

The Business Working Responsibly Mark has been approved as an acceptable alternative for Feature 98, Part 1. In order to fully comply with this feature, the results of the program must be publicly available within the project premises and on the entity's website.


Intent
Type: Intent
Post Date: 24 Oct, 2016

In the Feature description, remove the second paragraph. Replace with the following text:
'Intent: To promote economic and social equity by requiring the adherence to and disclosure of fair and equitable business practices.'


Alternative Adherence Path
Type: Alternative Adherence Path
Post Date: 06 May, 2016

A corporate annual report may be used to meet the requirements of Part 1 (Transparency Program Participation) if it meetings the following requirements:

1. The report includes information on each of the 22 JUST indicators (as applicable) as they apply to the organization as a whole, and areas where the organizational policies can be improved.
Depending on the type of organization, certain indicators (such as hazardous chemicals) may not be applicable. The 22 JUST indicators are as follows: non-discrimination, gender diversity, ethnic diversity, full time employment, pay scale equity, union friendly, living wage, gender pay equity, family friendly, occupational safety, hazardous chemicals, worker happiness, employee benefits, continuing education, local control, local sourcing, stewardship, volunteering, positive products, charitable giving, animal welfare, and transparency.

2. The report is publically available and employees are clearly made aware of how to access the report.


Amendment
Type: Amendment
Post Date: 10 Feb, 2016

In feature description language, change the last sentence from "This feature uses JUST participation to support fair and equitable organizations" to “This feature uses JUST participation and G4 Sustainability Reporting Guidelines to support fair and equitable organizations."


Feature 99: Beauty and design II

Type Description
Amendment
Type: Amendment
Post Date: 01 Nov, 2018

For Part 1c, after "ceiling height of 2.75 m [9 ft] for a room width of 12 m [40 ft] plus at least", remove: "0.15 m [0.5 ft] for every 4.5 m [15 ft] over 12 m [40 ft]". Add: "1 m per 30 m [1 ft per 30 ft]".


Amendment
Type: Amendment
Post Date: 01 Nov, 2018

For Part 1b, after "ceiling height of at least 2.75 m [9 ft] plus at least", remove: "0.15 m [0.5 ft] for every 3 m [10 ft] over 9 m [30 ft]". Add: "1 m per 20 m [1 ft per 20 ft]".


Verification type
Type: Verification type
Post Date: 20 Oct, 2017

In Verification Method, remove: "Visual Inspection". Add: "Professional Narrative"


Alternative Adherence Path
Type: Alternative Adherence Path
Post Date: 26 Jul, 2017

For kitchens that are no more than 3 m [10 ft] in any direction, the project team may use a ceiling height of 2.5 m [8.2 ft] in the kitchens.


Intent
Type: Intent
Post Date: 24 Oct, 2016

In the Feature description, remove the second paragraph. Replace with the following text:
'Intent: To promote occupant comfort and spatial familiarity by designing spacious, familiar and aesthetically appealing spaces.'


Feature 100: Biophilia II - quantitative

Type Description
Alternative Adherence Path
Type: Alternative Adherence Path
Post Date: 26 Jul, 2017

For Feature 100, Part 3, the project team may include a seasonal water element in lieu of a perennial water element. For the remainder of the year, the element can be designed with appropriate vegetation, natural materials, or organic shapes, patterns and textures. The project team should also provide additional information regarding the element to visitors/occupants through an education display/placard located in the direct vicinity of the element. This display should be of sufficient size to include information such as the design concept or methodology, vegetation types, local context, etc.