Reading Time: 4 minutes IWBI WELL 2017 Vision

The IWBI: Improving Well-Being Through Buildings

The International WELL Building Institute strives to optimize buildings while introducing a new benchmark—one that places the focus on people, healthy living and sustainable work culture.
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Energy Systems: How Will Circular Cities Power Themselves?

As cities lead the way in the circular economy transition, they face many challenges. We look at the latest developments - and major challenges - of building renewable and resilient energy systems for our cities.
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New Orleans: The Culture of Resilient Music Arises After Katrina

New Orleans, the Big Easy or simply NOLA—it is the multicultural, cosmopolitan land of brass, jazz and blues that's survived many economic struggles and natural disasters and has somehow maintained its resilient spirit. We continue with our #CreativeCitiesUSA series to see how the city has rebuilt itself since Hurricane Katrina.