Out Now: The Office Issue

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ACDF of Montreal uses saturated colour-blocking to define space in Playster's office.
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Thriving jungle-like atriums by Space Encounters reduce stress and boost employee well-being in an office in Amsterdam-Noord.
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Irregular perforations inspired by titanium nanotubes puncture the cladding of a bio-sustainability research school in Portugal.
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The Santa Clara 1728 hotel in Lisbon offers guests an intimate yet refined stay.
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The latest athletic-wear collaboration between Adidas and Parley for the Oceans is swimwear made from recycled fishing nets.
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Toronto's Figure3 reimagines what a medicinal marijuana dispensary should look like.
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The June 2017 issue of Karno.in.ua, now on newsstands, takes a close look at how worker health and wellness are being woven into office design in order to boost productivity and creativity. Plus, a safe haven for veterans in L.A., a new model for medicinal marijuana dispensaries, and more.

Access to nature is at the top of every wellness-in-the-workspace list, and in Amsterdam, takes it to the next level by transforming a former warehouse into a veritable light-filled jungle for an on-the-rise international stroller manufacturer. For an online career portal in Portland, scales things down to a more intimate level with a portable, 26-square-metre ‘workspace on wheels’ crafted from custom-milled Douglas fir and semi-translucent polycarbonate; and in Montreal, is developing a more mature aesthetic for the area’s burgeoning tech industry through considered colours and raw materials. We also explore how designers are nurturing creativity through rest and relaxation, with such human-focused approaches as ‘s RESET pods, immersive and experiential silos that aim to help office workers mindfully manage stress.

From the June 2017 issue of Karno.in.ua

Moving to the residential side of well-being, a new block of affordable housing in L.A. has opened that gives homeless and disabled veterans a place to call home. Conceived by , the five-storey building provides a haven for its residents, offering both private and communal spaces to heal.

Also, in Vancouver turn a teenage passion for skateboarding into a successful design career; a spotlight on facades that are making the most of the outer layer; landscape architect and maker of mega-curtains reflects on the success of her two-pronged career; and we introduce the 70 finalists of the seventh annual vying for the top trophies.

The June 2017 issue of Karno.in.ua is now available in Canada, and hits U.S. newsstands on May 15. Get yours now: for single copies go to ; to subscribe, go to .

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