Why a focus on fresh air design strategies and outdoor workspace will help rejuvenate employees and reinforce a positive workplace culture.
Digital innovations, and in particular, cloud computing is enabling increasing numbers of employees to work remotely and flexibly.
The research claims that 85 percent agree with the statement that visitors and clients typically make a judgement of a business based on their workplace.
How does intentional design contribute to wellness-minded workplace and the WELL Building Standard’s concepts of building performance?
There was a time, not so long ago, that one of the most important factors to consider when designing an office was the corporate hierarchy. The office was once the embodiment of the corporate structure.
The modern workforce is changing, with all signs pointing toward a future of remote workers and a level of flexibility never before seen in traditional offices. In fact, 68% of workers surveyed by PwC say they expect their work futures to include flexible hours and working remotely on scheduled days.
How to create meaningful outdoor space that will have long lasting impacts on both the organization and the community.
We no longer need desks, say designers Ed Barber and Jay Osgerby, because the office of the future is more of a meeting place than a work environment.
At a Chicago Think Tank held at Cannon Design, architects and experts explored power asymmetries, racial dynamics, mental health considerations, and other challenges often neglected by designers.
The backlash against the dreaded open office plan has been brewing for many years. Not without good reason: Many employees struggle to focus amid the endless distractions and noise that are inevitable when you put everyone in a giant room together, and people feel constantly watched without any private space to retreat to.
Why we should design spaces that are upgradable and adaptable to match the ever-changing organization.
The demands for office are changing both inside and out, particularly in Silicon Valley, which is still known for its sprawling corporate campuses.
“Intense competition, readily available capital and open frontiers are challenging tech companies to continuously adapt and innovate,” said Kay Sargent, co-director of HOK’s WorkPlace practice. “Yet many of their workplaces were designed for a completely different era of work.”