By 2050, the workspace will be adapted to each individual. From the air, lights and desks to even coffee, each will be personally tailored to every member of the staff.
The founder of hybrid space Cuckooz Nest tells us how venues with flexible childcare on the premises are improving the wellbeing of working parents.
The rampant spread of stress in relation to work, specifically, Burnout Syndrome, is a serious issue that is being more openly discussed around the world.
Offices are becoming more open and there is becoming more of a need for people to find a place to work in a modern hot-desking scheme.
Our understanding of how people work best, what inspires innovation, and what nurtures wellbeing to shape the workplace as a vibrant personal and shared experience is based on scientific research.
From contract-specific tradeshows like NeoCon to lifestyle-focused exhibitions like Maison et Objet there’s a growing focus on the workplace in all sectors of the design industry.
While proper time management is a crucial skill to have in today's busy world, an experiment with Microsoft's Japan employees found out that going to work for four days in a week, instead of the usual five, resulted in more efficient meetings and increased focus in the office, making up for a 40 percent rise in employee productivity.
Connecting with a colleague over text or chatting has more and more become a normal or acceptable form of communication in the business world.
Co-working spaces, serviced offices, managed offices and incubators are all part of a revolution in the traditional property supply chain.
According to a new study conducted by the Centre of Economics and Business Research (Cebr) with support from Citrix Systems, Inc., companies that leverage technology to enable flexible and remote working models can not only attract talent, but increase employee engagement and productivity, potentially boosting the US economy by as much as $2.36 trillion a year.
A joint-research from Gensler and the British Council of Offices (BCO) on the rise of flexible workspace in the UK corporate sector has uncovered that 40% of flexible space users would rather work from a conventional office, prompting questions about the viability of the flexible space solutions as it currently stands.
Happiness is no longer an afterthought for businesses, but what elements go into creating a positive workplace? Is it a fancy office space? Juicy perks? CR speaks to an array of people working hard to ensure the wellbeing and happiness of their teams.
While monitoring workers to some extent is nothing new (think motion sensors to control lighting, or even punch cards), the aggregation and granularity of what Humanyze, and other companies like Amazon and Walmart, are now doing is certainly noteworthy.
32 percent of the surveyed workforce says that coordination with coworkers is their top frustration at work.
According to a report, while the future of coworking is increasingly being explored as part of academic and industry research, there has been a limited focus on what it means for large corporate occupiers.
In terms of office design, we are prone to borrow nuanced words from other languages to express ideas that otherwise need some explaining in English.