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The WELL Building Standard and Organic Spaces

  • Haworth Organic Space 1515 West Nanjing Road, Tower 1, 32F Shanghai (map)

This seminar is organized by the Mainland China chapter of the Urban Land Institute (ULI) and sponsored by Haworth.

The WELL Building Standard and Organic Spaces. 

The WELL Building Standard is an evidence-based system for measuring, certifying, and monitoring the performance of building features that impact health and wellbeing, which is the world’s first building standard focused exclusively on people’s health & wellness, founded by Delos. The seminar will be held at Haworth Organic Space, which will be the first space in Asia to achieve WELL Building Standard Certification. Experts from Haworth and CBRE will lead the seminar with presentations, as well as share their case studies to demonstrate their experiences of approaching wellness, followed by a tour of Haworth Organic Space. 

Date:                      Thursday 28 May 2015  |  18.00 - 20.00
Venue:                    Haworth Organic Space
                                   32F, Tower 1, Jing An Kerry Centre,
                                   1515 West Nanjing Road(near Tongren Road), Shanghai
Language:             English
Admission:            ULI members: Free
                                    Nonmembers: RMB 100 per person ( Cash at door)
Registration:         Space is limited and pre-registration is required. 
                                     Register here   
                                     Please email [email protected]     


Helmut T. Weih, Executive Director , Global Corporate Services China, CBRE. Helmut directs the Global Corporate Services business line in China based in Shanghai, responsible for the leadership and executive oversight of key accounts and the development of our Occupier Service platform in Mainland China, overseeing Transaction, Project, Facility Management and Occupier Consulting. Prior to joining CBRE, Helmut was the General Manager for Siemens Real Estate, Inc., responsible for the Real Estate service delivery to the 3 million sqm Siemens U.S. portfolio including Transaction, Project, Facility Management and Lease Administration.


Matthew Tedesco, Managing Director, Greater China and North Asia, Haworth. Based in the company’s regional headquarters for the Emerging Markets in Shanghai, China, Matthew oversees sales and customer operations for Haworth throughout Mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Japan and Korea.Matthew is responsible for the development of Haworth’s overall strategy for GCNA, including new business development, client cultivation, customer operations and satisfaction, and channel strategy.


Victoria Gilbert, Global Research Specialist, Haworth. Victoria Gilbert is part of the global research team at Haworth. Based in the Shanghai office, Victoria is responsible for providing research from the Asia Pacific region, developing global White Papers, and informing product development.She is leading the projects for the Shanghai showroom to become WELL Building Standard and LEEDv4 certified.Before joining the research team in 2015, Victoria was Sustainability Specialist for Haworth, responsible for developing and implementing the sustainability strategy across Haworth operations in Asia Pacific. Prior to this, she worked in London as a consultant, advising multinational companies on their CSR and sustainability strategies.

About The Urban Land Institute  
Urban Land Institute (ULI) is a nonprofit research and education organization supported by its members. Its mission is to provide leadership in the responsible use of land and in creating and sustaining thriving communities worldwide. Founded in 1936, the institute has now more than 34,000 members worldwide representing the entire spectrum of land use and real estate development disciplines, working in private enterprise and public service.