Steelcase WorkLab Granted LEED Platinum Certification

Sept. 21, 2009
By Suzy Regitz

NCIDQ’s recent health, safety and welfare (HSW) Web site shows a three-dimensional view of a 15,000-square-foot corporate office interior. Viewers click on a quadrant of the plan and zoom in to see areas highlighted that demonstrate knowledge an interior designer must have to create a safe place. We wrote about the HSW site in a previous issue of Interiors & Sources and also distributed information to our Certificate holders via our newsletters.


We have received many suggestions and comments for further renditions of the site. One of the most popular is a request to show other types of spaces—like restaurants and retail stores—and indicate how elements in those spaces affect the public’s health, safety and well-being. Lately, I have started to think about what form a retail floor plan might take if we were to make it available on our 3-D Web site.


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