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A new survey finds Gen Z employees are most productive when working around noise, while Baby Boomers need quiet to get work done.


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A new survey finds Gen Z employees are most productive when working around noise, while Baby Boomers need quiet to get work done.

Office Design

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Co-workers Are Biggest Distraction In Open Offices

A new survey finds Gen Z employees are most productive when working around noise, while Baby Boomers need quiet to get work done.

Is Noise A Problem In The Office Space You Manage?

A just released study from Interface helps inform facility managers on the importance of acoustical solutions for the current and future workforce.

World Autism Awareness Day: Challenging Companies To Rethink Work Environments 

Office design plays an essential role in reducing stress for adults with autism, who may have sensitivities to noise, bright lights, and social interactions common at work

Innovative Workspaces: Seven Office Trends For 2019

Keeping up to date on office trends is smart business as companies work to attract talent and increase employee satisfaction.

2019 Solutions For FM: Connectrac Solves Cable Management For Flexible Facilities

The 2.7 Under-carpet Wireway from Connectrac is a floor-based cable management system to eliminate the need for core drilling, trenching, or power poles. The company's CEO, Clint Strong, elaborates on its capabilities.

The Productivity Problem In Office Design

Which aspects of the physical workplace impact employees most, and what can facility planners do about it?

Employees The Focus Of New AAA HQ Interior Design

In keeping with the organization's mission, HGA designed the headquarters to include collaborative spaces and embrace a fun, road trip atmosphere.

Office Design Decisions Can Make (Or Break) Your Budget

In a new report, JLL compares build out costs across three office styles in 59 markets in the U.S. and Canada.

Question Of The Week: What Do Employees Want In A Workspace?

When it comes to office design, an active workspace might be just what your employees need. Here are three ways to maximize their buy-in.

In Austin, TX, SpareFoot Finds The Right Fit

The world’s largest marketplace for storage is marking its 10th year in business with a move that brings employees together in one space, with features that fit the company culture.

ASID Shares New HQ Post-Occupancy Research

The American Society of Interior Designers has made available post-occupancy research for its new WELL and LEED certified headquarters in Washington, DC.

New Office Design Focuses On Construction Culture

In designing McCarthy Building Companies' Houston office, lauckgroup created productive spaces for employees while highlighting the firm's brand.

Remote Working: A Work In Progress

As demand for remote work options increase, facility planners should assess organizational culture and processes to ensure workplace design that fosters productivity for all employees.

Pro Bono Services Expand Opportunity For Boston Nonprofit

The Travis Roy Foundation moved into a 2,000 square foot office featuring accessible design, with the support of donated services from several area firms.

Workplace Design Matters To Millennials

New study finds office design and aesthetics are playing a greater role in recruiting young talent.

A Peek Into Employees’ Workplace Preferences

A recent workplace design survey commissioned by Capital One sought insight from 2,500 professionals across five U.S. metro areas.

Question Of The Week: Are Open Workspaces All They’re Cracked Up To Be?

Many companies are moving toward open workspaces, but a new survey shows employees think they are among the least productive and most stressful work environments.

Will The Office Become Extinct By 2037?

New Future Vision research from the Virgin Group looks ahead to imagine what life and work might be like in 20 years.

Stairwell Boosts Connection At University Facility

At Washington University in St. Louis, updating a facility housing labs and offices included a new central stairwell.

World’s First Biophilic Office Project Studies Buildings, Nature

The research project will provide environmental and human data as evidence of biophilic design’s positive impact on the health and wellbeing of office occupants.

Five Ways To Improve Workplace Through Space Management

Deploy intelligent (and dynamic) space planning strategies through the use of technology, coupled with other sources of insight into how employees work.

Myriad By Boss Design

This modular furniture collection provides facility planners with tools they need to accommodate many work styles.

Beyond The Red Dots: Creating Space That Works

In analyzing workplace performance data, facility executives may not want to focus primarily on how many seats are occupied — but rather on why some are not.

NYC Office Reflects Company Culture In Open Plan

Intent Media called on interior design firm JIDK to transform a segmented space into a functional and fun open office.

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