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7 THE STODDA RT R EV IEW

THE INDIVIDUAL THERMAL CLOUDS


are localised heating and cooling systems
INTERNET OF THINGS
allows technology to intercommunicate,

TECH-ENABLED
which can provide a precise, personal and is possibly the greatest asset of the
climate for each occupant using an smart office. For example, an employees
array of responsive infrared heating calendar will see it has a meeting at 10am
elements that are guided by sophisticated and will pre-emptively arrange the AV
motion tracking. equipment in the conference room.

OFFICE APP CONTROL is used at Deloittes


Amsterdam HQ in The Edge building, where
workers can control the lights, heating
and blinds via an app.

BEACONS allow for easy contact with


colleagues. Placed throughout the building,
beacons connect to employees' phones so
their colleagues know when theyve arrived
and what part of the office theyre in.

LED SMART LIGHTS that can house


sensors, cameras, microphones, vibrations
and CO2 detection. These digitised lights
create a neural network that communicate
with each other, illuminating their
surroundings with more than just light.

ILLUSTRATION BY ARUNAS KACINSKAS