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5 Ideas Shaping the Future of Architecture

Taking input from 2015's most innovative designers, Fast Company Design has complied a fascinating list of 25 ideas that will shape the future of …

The Many Ways Open Offices Sap Our Productivity

From overheard phone conversations to getting distracted every time someone walks by, most office designs make it hard to get much done.<p>The problem companies face when they hire a lot of people is that you have to put those people somewhere so that they can work. Over the last 20 years, two trends …

Productivity

ME Consultant October 2014

There can only be one: Smartphones are the PCs of the future - ExtremeTech

By on August 23, 2012 at 10:00 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>In 10 years, tablets computers …

The Death Of The Office: What Happens When The Workspace Is Mobile, On-Demand And All About Networking

“Everyone knows the legend that innovation starts in a garage, but sooner or later we all grow up and need a place to work.” That’s what IDEO’s Tom Kelley said in his 2001 book, The Art of Innovation, and today it applies to an even greater, and growing, portion of the world’s workforce.<p>As work …

How to Design Offices for Clients Who Have Bigger Problems Than Design

<i>We spend a lot of time and effort debating and researching how to design the perfect office - perhaps too much time, according to Rachel Casanova, a</i> …

the office is no longer defined by a particular space or furniture

<b><br>the office is no longer defined by a particular space or furniture</b><p><b>designboom partners with leading office furniture company</b> HAWORTH on an editorial …

The Company Man Has Left (But His Building Hasn’t)

In designing workplaces for companies around the world, I’ve met a lot of people — my own colleagues included — who say, “We don’t want to be in one …

Death of the desk: the architects shaping offices of the future

Apple, the BBC and Google are among big organisations which have adopted designs to reflect new ways of working<p>In what was to be his last public appearance before his death, Steve Jobs detailed to Cupertino city council, California, in 2011 the plans behind Apple's new headquarters – a 71 hectare …

Balancing “We” and “Me”: The Best Collaborative Spaces Also Support Solitude

Artwork: Michael Wolf, The Transparent City 11, 2008<p><i>Let us know what you think of your workspace and see how you compare with others.</i><p><i>For a look at workplace dynamics around the world, visit Christine Congdon’s article “How Culture Shapes the Office” (HBR May 2013).</i><p>The open office has a lot of …

BVN Donovan Hill's new Brisbane studio

The merger of BVN and Donovan Hill in 2012 brought together what is arguably one of Australia’s most successful commercial practices, BVN, with one …

HASSELL | News - New home for HASSELL Singapore

How Can Data Help us Future-proof the Workplace?<p>The commercial sphere is shifting under our feet. So how can workplaces be designed for long-term …