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.
Find out what design preparations and common sense safety measures can be made to your office for operating in the new normal.
Facility professionals are evaluating long-term impacts from the pandemic shutdown. Some are exploring concepts and designs for the post-recovery office.
This Chicago-based general contractor collaborated with industry experts and clients to create a quick and cost-effective office transformation process for safer, healthier office environments.
Comprised of three distinctly pre-curated workspaces, “JLL’s office design collection” can refresh a company’s office space in as little as six months.
Agile spaces offer owners and managers a way to maximize their return on the investment that they pour into their buildings – and they need connectivity to match. Learn how during this free webinar.
Here are five ways to help reduce IT spend when setting up new office space. Plus, 10 trends shaping the digital workplace.
A new survey finds Gen Z employees are most productive when working around noise, while Baby Boomers need quiet to get work done.
A just released study from Interface helps inform facility managers on the importance of acoustical solutions for the current and future workforce.
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
Keeping up to date on office trends is smart business as companies work to attract talent and increase employee satisfaction.
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.
Which aspects of the physical workplace impact employees most, and what can facility planners do about it?
In keeping with the organization's mission, HGA designed the headquarters to include collaborative spaces and embrace a fun, road trip atmosphere.
In a new report, JLL compares build out costs across three office styles in 59 markets in the U.S. and Canada.
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.
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.
The American Society of Interior Designers has made available post-occupancy research for its new WELL and LEED certified headquarters in Washington, DC.
In designing McCarthy Building Companies' Houston office, lauckgroup created productive spaces for employees while highlighting the firm's brand.
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.
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.
New study finds office design and aesthetics are playing a greater role in recruiting young talent.
A recent workplace design survey commissioned by Capital One sought insight from 2,500 professionals across five U.S. metro areas.
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.