John Bushell, KPF Principal, nominated the air-quality monitor as an object that represents this year’s theme of ‘Care’ in the '30 Objects in 30 Days' video video series for the London Festival of Architecture (LFA).
Starting with the air-quality monitors installed in the KPF offices, John explained how, at the simplest level, they represent the care we have for our colleagues. The monitors are part of an experiment to measure how our space performs in terms of comfort, air quality and efficiency. Results from this experiment are helping us to improve the office environment and informing the design of the projects we’re working on. On a larger scale, John explained, the air-quality monitor represents several important linked topics: wellness, covid and the climate emergency. All intimately linked with the way we use air in our buildings. Watch the full video above.
Since its inception in 2004, the LFA has become the world’s largest architecture festival, it runs throughout June each year and celebrates London as a global hub for architecture.