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Australia’s first proton therapy unit for cancer treatment to be built

Australia’s first proton therapy unit for cancer treatment to be built

With the potential to save the lives of thousands, Australia’s first proton therapy unit, designed by Woods Bagot, starts construction in Adelaide next month.

Doing it for the kids: Compass Immunology Clinic by whitewood

Doing it for the kids: Compass Immunology Clinic by whitewood

Compass Immunology Clinic is a unique concept clinic, one of the first in Australia, where children (and adults) can come for a holistic health approach to treating allergies.

Indesign Luminary: Jon Johannsen

Indesign Luminary: Jon Johannsen

Jon Johannsen’s career has been about buildings and their context. He is led by the conviction that liveable communities are diverse in their demographic engagement. This is his story.

Fresh off the press… Indesign #75 ‘Healthcare & Wellness’ out now!

Fresh off the press… Indesign #75 ‘Healthcare & Wellness’ out now!

The latest issue of Indesign magazine has hit newsstands, this time focusing on the growing sector of ‘Healthcare & Wellbeing’. Tying it all together is a regionality that we’re exploring in new ways.

The evolution of ‘modularity’: How commercial furniture systems are responding to new professional behaviours

The evolution of ‘modularity’: How commercial furniture systems are responding to new professional behaviours

According to Matt Newell of Business Interiors, “Too often, modularity is seen as a ‘piece of furniture’.” How is the commercial sector reimagining this?

How modularity is redefining today’s commercial environments and tomorrow’s healthy workforce

How modularity is redefining today’s commercial environments and tomorrow’s healthy workforce

In this free whitepaper we explore how modular furniture addresses the modern workplace, today’s workforce and your next client’s balance sheet.

Taking Care of Business: Ergonomics, Explained

Taking Care of Business: Ergonomics, Explained

Ergonomics has taken workplaces around the world by storm. Is it a mere fad, or actually an area worth investing in? We crunch the numbers to find out.

Learn from the best with Humanscale Consulting

Learn from the best with Humanscale Consulting

Humanscale’s Ergonomic Consulting assists organisations with the development and implementation of cost-effective ergonomics programs. Here we discover their unique approach to improving wellbeing at work.

What’s the future of ergonomics? We ask the experts: Humanscale Ergonomic Consulting

What’s the future of ergonomics? We ask the experts: Humanscale Ergonomic Consulting

As architecture and design becomes more attuned to the value of flexibility, ergonomics have come to the forefront of conversations about design. What does this mean for the ergonomics discipline moving forward?

Is there a ‘secret’ to sitting? Do you know the latest ergonomic innovations? We ask the experts: Humanscale

Is there a ‘secret’ to sitting? Do you know the latest ergonomic innovations? We ask the experts: Humanscale

Thanks to advances in technology and new working behaviours taking place across the world, the discipline of ergonomics continues to evolve. Here we talk to the ergonomic experts at Humanscale Consulting to find out how improved ergonomics is creating a new culture of best practice.

How did we get here? A brief recent history of seating design

How did we get here? A brief recent history of seating design

Ergonomics and product design – especially in the commercial sector – has always had a strong relationship, but how does ergonomics push the possibilities of design?

It’s the question on everyone’s lips: is carpet BAD for you?

It’s the question on everyone’s lips: is carpet BAD for you?

Today we’re busting a few myths troubling the carpet industry and also telling you why they make for such great additions to your indoor spaces.

From A to Zgonic: designing for a healthy workplace

From A to Zgonic: designing for a healthy workplace

You’re an intelligent and efficient worker, so why should your task furniture be any different?

Sit Well, Work Well, Feel Well: Meet FERN!

Sit Well, Work Well, Feel Well: Meet FERN!

Wellbeing has definitely taken over the working world – with many brands now investing millions into research and development to improve our overall health. One design in particular has really taken this a step further … meet FERN!

The Unlikely, Inspiring and Curative Power of Design

The Unlikely, Inspiring and Curative Power of Design

The status of Australia’s healthcare sector is reaching crisis point. As the rate of critical illnesses in this country is higher than ever, what can A+D do to create a healthier tomorrow?

How is design making us healthy?

How is design making us healthy?

Businesses are finally understanding how precious employees’ health is, and the design industry needs expert consultants to deliver projects that meet these expectations. Welnis shares its 10 key wellness elements for human-centric wellbeing in the built environment.