It’s no longer enough to design the office interior with all the right social spaces.
No place or space is off limits in the world of flexible work — especially for organizations embracing this trend that is at the heart of the future of work.
At a recent Metropolis Think Tank talk hosted by the Atlanta office of Gensler, architects and experts discussed how sensitive disruption can increase productivity.
That is the myth of the open office, a workplace layout so pervasive that its presence is taken for granted, and its promises–of collaboration and innovation–are sacrosanct.
How did the vision of the user-centered Action Office become sentenced to a sea of cubicles in Dilbert’s dungeon and then released into haphazardly packed benching desks?
The idea of a cocktail party might be a bit dated, but it is the perfect metaphor for describing one aspect of the most common complaints about modern office design.
Researchers have been refining their knowledge of how light, in all its colorful waves, plays a big role in influencing sleep, digestion and even food cravings.
As we look ahead to 2019, we are both working with teams in the US, Europe and Asia to understand how global shifts are influencing workplace design.
Productivity is always a hot topic, and you can find a plethora of tips and tools to help you get more done. If your workspace is running interference with your intentions, however, you could be derailing yourself without even knowing it.
While healthcare spending may seem unmanageable, reducing the “hidden costs” of healthcare is under your control.
After years of experimenting with open office layouts, the search for places where developers can work both uniquely and collaboratively continues.
Law firms have been slow to adopt modern workplace solutions, like updating back office systems and incorporating employees in work configuration needs.
When space collides: New hybrid workplaces are poised to take a giant leap forward in the upcoming year.
Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) has completed its move to Brooklyn, setting up shop in a new 50,000-square-foot office space only a stone’s throw from the Brooklyn Bridge.
Approached strategically, the workplace has the potential to inspire people to be at their best and do their best work.
While the pendulum continues to swing, how design stands to leverage what matters most in the workplace is much more complex than the partitioning of space.
When it’s time to make the move, designers can support clients in introducing a new workplace environment.
The average knowledge worker is at their desk only 40 percent of the time, according to the Gartner Group. Organizations are rapidly adjusting their workplaces to adapt to this new type of work.