Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. Office Design articles below.
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.
New Future Vision research from the Virgin Group looks ahead to imagine what life and work might be like in 20 years.
At Washington University in St. Louis, updating a facility housing labs and offices included a new central stairwell.
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.
Deploy intelligent (and dynamic) space planning strategies through the use of technology, coupled with other sources of insight into how employees work.
This modular furniture collection provides facility planners with tools they need to accommodate many work styles.
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.
Intent Media called on interior design firm JIDK to transform a segmented space into a functional and fun open office.
Life sciences company Red Nucleus has moved into a newly redesigned space for its U.S. headquarters.
The degree to which people can express their independence at work is influenced by the environment they're in and how they make use of the facility.
Your office doesn’t have to be boring, but it probably is. While not every facilities team can implement these five office hacks to jazz up their spaces, take them as inspiration.
Staples Business Advantage 2016 Workplace Index reveals generational preferences in the office and how employers can improve happiness and productivity.
To boost employee engagement, facility executives focus on creating spaces that accommodate physical, cognitive, and emotional demands.
Managers and employees don't see eye to eye when it comes to the ideal work environment for creativity, according to a new survey from The Creative Group.
With technology making it possible for many to work virtually anywhere, it’s important to provide spaces and amenities to help employees thrive.
These room dividers delineate open space, block sound, optimize daylighting, and provide workplace privacy while encouraging collaboration.
Unhappy employees are estimated to cost the U.S. economy between $450 to $550 billion each year due to costs related to lower performance, more sick days, and higher turnover rates.
Humantech has recently made available a free e-book, “Six Ways to Apply Ergonomics in Design.” Focused on workplace and workstation design challenges, the book boils down essential ergonomic design considerations to six simple practices.