Promote daily physical activity through pedestrian-friendly site amenities.
Integrate Active Façades (1 point)
The following requirements are met:
The building's street-facing façades include no more than 15 m [50 ft] or 40% (linear distance) of blank space along the street level, achieved by incorporating at least one of the following design elements:1. Street-level windows, which allow visibility into the space.2. Window display cases.3. Murals or other artistic installations.4. Biophilic and other landscape elements.5. Mixed building textures, colors and/or other design elements.
Provide On-Site Pedestrian Destinations (1 point)
Projects provide at least two of the following within the WELL project boundary:
An outdoor plaza or similar open-air space that can be used year-round and contains seating and biophilic elements, provides access to daylight and is supported with wayfinding signage.
A fountain or water feature.
A walking path or trail supported with wayfinding signage.
A drinking fountain or water refilling station.
Trees, planters and/or other landscaped elements.
Note: Projects should consider primary language(s) spoken by the local population when creating signage.
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