With $20 million of new funding from Sidewalk Labs and Ikea umbrella company Ingka Group, the MIT robotics spin-off Ori is moving forward with its ambitious plans to revolutionize architecture.
A recent Think Tank panel dwelled on aspects of flexibility and choice, two key factors in keeping employees happy.
The gig economy in the US is growing exponentially, and with projections of freelancers making up almost half of the US workforce by 2027, employers are keen on engaging this talent pool.
We’re used to hearing people predict what The Office of the Future will look like. It’s been going on for a very long time now and each new generation of commentators on the subject comes up with its own forms of wishful thinking, wild generalisations, distorted conclusions and failures to account for the inherent unknowability of future disruptive technology.
Steelcase CEO Jim Keane explains how giving people work-space choices can make workplace behavior more human.
Already, technologies once confined to the realm of science fiction are trickling into our everyday lives. But how can we use these impressive advancements—existing and envisioned—to create a better workplace?
Majority of North American Workers report inadequate natural light, while nearly half suffer due to poor air quality.
From experiential retail flagships to narrative-based workplaces, these big design ideas are changing the face of commercial interiors.
There's an old saying (well, not that old) that software is eating the world. Of note is the latest round of funding of a software company known as Monday.com.
Workers themselves are inevitably in favour of more flexible working, but this is perhaps the first time that they share a common viewpoint with managers on the issue.
With work and the workforce changing so rapidly in today’s business climate, it can be hard for senior leaders to discern which trends truly demand their attention and investment.
For decades the trend among workplaces has seen employees moving out of individual offices and into open-plan spaces. This has not always been successful, with the open-plan approach receiving significant criticism.
Workplace design has always strived to be human-centered. However, as technology and computing are becoming a central part of workplaces, getting deeper information about how technologies are getting integrated into work may help shed new light on how people really work.
Verda Alexander questions the cushy, amenity-laden offices that her interior design firm helped pioneer. The way forward, she argues, is to introduce a little friction into the workplace.
Firm’s latest Workplace Report indicates employee well-being is becoming a primary driver for tailored work environments.
For decades the trend among workplaces has seen employees moving out of individual offices and into open plan spaces. This has not always been successful, with the open-plan approach receiving significant criticism.