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When it comes to workplace design strategy, consider the evolution in emerging big data design versus the traditional approach.


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When it comes to workplace design strategy, consider the evolution in emerging big data design versus the traditional approach.

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Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. Design articles below.


Duality Of Workplace Design Strategy

When it comes to workplace design strategy, consider the evolution in emerging big data design versus the traditional approach.

Friday Funny: Escherian Stairway To Nowhere

Visitors to China’s The Other Place guesthouse can experience the mysterious world of M.C. Escher in two optical illusion-inspired rooms designed by Studio 10.

Steelcase Introduces SILQ Office Chair

The company’s materials science breakthrough led to an all-new chair design that intuitively responds to human movement without the use of mechanisms.

Friday Funny: Gimme Cat Shelter

A far cry from the cardboard boxes most cats settle for—and into—here's a look at the inspired arCATecture designers came up with for this year’s Architects for Animals® “Giving Shelter” exhibit.

Friday Funny: Drum Roll Please…

Find out which creative high schoolers took home the grand prize for their inventive prom fashions in the 17th Annual Duck® Brand Stuck at Prom® Scholarship Contest.

Improving Building Projects

Three ways for facility project managers to control construction costs — and obtain quality results.

Friday Funny: Prenuptial Housing

Breaking up is hard to do. This floating house makes it a little bit easier.

Friday Funny: Meet The Duct Tape Prom Champs

We recently introduced you to the creative high school students who spent countless hours creating one-of-a-kind prom apparel in hopes of earning scholarship prizes. Meet the winners!

2016 Flooring Design Award Winners Named

Starnet® Worldwide’s flooring design competition celebrates 18 years of commercial flooring design excellence and craftsmanship.

Designing Lobbies For Good Security

A facility's lobby is one of the most critical areas to design properly from a security standpoint.

Be Original Americas Launched March 14, 2014

Grassroots organization was founded by top design companies to protect consumers against counterfeits.

FRIDAY FUNNY: Mulligans On The Mall!

Combine your love for the building arts with a putter, ball, and one-of-a-kind mini-golf course designed by some of the region’s most creative architects, construction firms, urban planners, and designers.

FRIDAY FUNNY: Watch Out For The Wild Chair

Approach this chair too quickly, and you won't have a very comfortable seat.

Survey Points To Efficiency Hurdles In Healthcare Facilities

Three primary issues are linked in the minds of facilities professionals, and a change in behavior and more education are needed in order to change these perceptions.

Lack Of Credit Plaguing Design Industry

After three straight months of improving conditions, the Architecture Billings Index (ABI) fell nearly three points.

ASSE's Prevention Through Design Standard Initiative

PTD (or safety through design) is defined as the integration of hazard analysis and risk assessment methods early in the design and engineering stages and taking the actions necessary so risks of injury or damage are prevented.

WEIRD WEDNESDAY: This Chair Rocks! (And So Does Its Light!)

Rochus Jacob was awarded the first prize for his Murakami Chair which incorporates technology into the skids of the chair to run an OLED light—thereby powering an attached reading lamp with energy generated from its own rocking motion.

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Job Order Contracting (JOC): Stay On Time and On Budget

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