Designing spaces that promote Zen in the workplace can help employees reduce stress and anxiety, encourage relaxation when needed, and help improve focus, performance, and overall happiness.
The quality and quantity of air in the spaces we inhabit has a direct impact on our health, wellbeing, and cognitive function.
Ever since technology first made it possible for people to work remotely from their colleagues, there has been speculation that the physical office could be dispensed with entirely.
“Workspace and work habits are changing,” says Goel. “We’ve already seen that you don’t need all your people to be in one central office to be productive, especially in urban areas with congested traffic.”
The tech-enabled workplace revolution, however, is expected to see a net gain in human jobs, a new report finds.
A new oral history of the Infinite Loop campus offers a glimpse into the culture of Apple as it worked to build the first iPhone.
The conversation about free-addressing proved to be the meatiest, with some designers seeing it as a much-needed means of democratizing the workplace and more accurately reflecting the way business is conducted today.
Companies are making major real estate and policy decisions based on what they think Millennials want, with the sole purpose of recruiting and retaining the best possible talent.
Employers considering new flexible working options for their employees are concerned about the security and management implications, according to a recent poll, despite the fact that staff now have the legal right to request flexible arrangements.
In today’s office, desk dividers have come down. Bosses sit among their employees. Meeting rooms have glass walls.
Traditional leases alone aren’t enough to serve today’s corporate occupiers, say the folks of CBRE. Agility in its approach to space serves the tenant (and their employees) best--which means it serves the landlord as well.
It’s all about customer experience in the office environment today. What’s more, you needn’t break the bank to provide it and keep your occupants happy.
The generation now entering the workforce is sober, industrious and driven by money. They are also socially awkward and timid about taking the reins.
Find out how Steelcase CEO, Jim Keane, has transformed the culture of the global organization by utilizing their space as an engagement tool.