Introduction to Green Interiors
Introduction to Greening Interiors
Why should we green our interiors? This course looks at the cost and the business case of greener workplaces. It further explores health and wellbeing of occupants and the research done in this field. The presentation introduces the different certification tools available for interior spaces and touches on the concept of biophilia. It includes Green Star and LEED certified case studies of the Google Johannesburg and Solid Green Consulting offices.
1. Understand the basic concepts relevant to green and healthy interiors
2. Describe the key components to create green Interiors
3. Discuss the benefits of green design and material selection
4. Identify different Green Interior certification tools available