A supposed news item in Crain’s New York Business has claimed that WeWork is ‘squeezing’ people into half the space recommended in the BCO’s Specification Guide; “roughly the size of two standard doors laying side by side”.
The results of the survey clearly show a general move toward more open work environments, and employees are embracing the change.
Collaborative spaces have come under fire as of late, and more often than not, the fingers are being pointed at open offices. This recent outcry has led some to doubt ifcollaboration itself isn’t to blame.
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.
In the latest report from Density, more than 10,000 hours of meeting room data were analyzed—generated by their sensor platform—to explore how wrong-sized meeting rooms cost workplaces millions of dollars every year.
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?
No matter where you are in the world, new research tells us the conditions needed for successful collaboration are universal.
The debate on open plan versus enclosed offices rages on, but workplace design is not a such a simple dichotomy.
The fundamental differences between manual counting and occupancy sensors and which is best for your needs.
In recent years, we have seen a growing civil rights movement focused on change in the workplace and in terms of office design, revolving around differences in brain function.
How designing for different work modalities can help people do their best work and ultimately become the best versions of themselves.
From experiential retail flagships to narrative-based workplaces, these big design ideas are changing the face of commercial interiors.
The modern office wardrobe is the result of centuries of surprising social, political, and technological revolution.
A Metropolis Think Tank panel at SmithGroup's Washington, D.C. office explored the new amenities that property managers are deploying to retain tenants.
The workplace is predicted to become more human over the next ten years as an emphasis on creating memorable experiences transforms how and where people work.
Once thought of as co-working offices, now more often referred to as flexible space, for H1 2019 this sector has reached 8.5% of leasing activity nationwide, according to CBRE’s latest research.