DGNB criteria "Quality of indoor and outdoor spaces"


Our objective is to provide building users with high-quality indoor and outdoor spaces that accommodate as wide a variety of recreational and functional uses as possible and increase the sustainability of the property and the comfort of all users for a long time to come.


Buildings with high-quality spaces boost the health and happiness of their users and residents, and promote social interaction. This significantly improves the building's utility value.

Indicators for evaluation

  1. Indoor spaces to facilitate communication

  2. Additional provisions for users

  3. Family-friendly, child-friendly and senior-friendly design

  4. Quality of interior access and circulation areas

  5. Outdoor facility design concept

  6. Outdoor areas

  7. Fixtures and equipment


Contribution to high-priority sustainability goals

No direct contribution to Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of United Nations (UN).

The other criteria of the topic "Sociocultural and functional quality":


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Angelika Bandke
Senior Consultant Serial Certification
Phone: +49 711 722322-44
a.bandke at dgnb.de


Karen Sternsdorff
Senior Consultant Certification Buildings
Phone: +49 711 722322-33
k.sternsdorff at dgnb.de