Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. Steelcase articles below.
Victoria Sundberg, a music teacher at Lake Marion Elementary in Lakeville, MN, is the first-ever winner of Atmosphere Commercial Interiors' FLIP Your Classroom contest.
The program supports active learning strategies in classrooms where teachers are already striving to implement related practices by installing furniture designed to encourage student engagement and success.
The company’s materials science breakthrough led to an all-new chair design that intuitively responds to human movement without the use of mechanisms.
The new collaboration delivers broad choice and access to finely crafted lighting solutions.
Selected from more than 950 applications, Toms River High School North is among 15 recipients awarded a Steelcase Education Active Learning Center Grant.
Funded by the American Society of Interior Designers Foundation’s Transform Grant, a year-long study found adjustable workstations beneficial in reducing inactivity in and outside of the workplace.
To boost employee engagement, facility executives focus on creating spaces that accommodate physical, cognitive, and emotional demands.
Spaces that have significant impact on patient satisfaction include waiting rooms, exam rooms, and infusion therapy spaces.
Simply redesigning the facility doesn't solve every engagement issue, but it can go a long way to energize and inspire employees in their work.
Whether in a hospital, medical office building, or urgent care center, healthcare waiting rooms aim to provide comfort and convenience.
The new Global Workplace Report from Steelcase finds increased control over work experience ties to higher employee engagement.
This new system makes it easier for facilities to provide power to mobile devices.
In considering the future of the office, vertical planes—or walls—are one of the most under-used surfaces. Conceptual applications incorporate V.I.A.—or vertical intelligent architecture—as a way to create intelligent rooms.
However, younger employees are taking advantage of these Web sites to communicate with co-workers.
The level conformance mark ensures a comprehensive, independent, and impartial assessment of the environmental and social impacts of a product’s manufacture.
The more stressful the situation (or position), the more a boss may take it out on employees, so instead of bullying, go take a walk!
According to findings from Steelcase and CoreNet Global, many choose to work in the office, even with alternative work strategies available.
Approximately 165,000 units are included in this recall, which was issued as a precautionary safety measure. The chairs are being recalled because the front seat support part of the chair can crack and fail, posing a fall hazard to consumers.
New environmental solutions help transition buildings into sustainability. From the October 2005 issue.