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Look at ways to support productivity, employee wellness, and sustainability in order to modernize and future-proof your office spaces.
Facility Executive spoke with Chris Roy, director of creative design at OTL, Inc., about considerations for water features inside and out of facilities.
Advancements in hardware and software have made it possible for facility space planners to transform virtually any space into a collaborative work area.
Change management through relocation provides the opportunity for organizations reinvent, modernize, and evolve to new behaviors and culture.
The reimagined Halas Hall in Lake Forest, IL features state-of-the-art facilities for players and staff.
The 2019 Workplace Report from Ted Moudis Associates indicates employee well-being is becoming a primary driver for tailored work environments.
Benefits should exceed costs when office ergonomics is done right.
A facility focused on research spurred steel manufacturer AK Steel to craft spaces conducive to collaboration and inspiration.
The June 2019 issue looks at the impact of workplace design on productivity, plus smart buildings, green cleaning, energy management, and more.
Most employees in France, Germany, and the U.K. work in open office layouts; the U.S. is slightly behind with 30% working in private offices and 25% in open floor plans.
Whether designing a new office or changing an existing space, here are some things to consider when remote working is part of the plan.
H. Hendy Associates, an interior architecture and planning firm, designed a new Southern California manufacturing facility for MEP leader Southland Industries.
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
The 2019 Staples Workplace Survey finds employees value having a choice when it comes to where they work and the environments that inspire them to be most productive.
Known for its height-adjustable standing desk, the Coppell, TX based company is branching out to offer flexible office environments for start-ups and other fast-growing firms.
Whether or not your facility pursues WELL Building Standard certification (now in version 2), there are many steps that can be implemented for improved workplace wellness.
PPG Paints has chosen Night Watch as the 2019 Color of the Year.
U.S. firms are out in front on creating activity-based offices, according to recent survey.
Sensor technology is on the rise for use in workplace design and evaluation processes.
A series of roundtable discussions convened by BHDP Architecture reveals importance of “three Ds” of workplace innovation.
In a fifth biennial global benchmarking study, “once alternative” workplace strategies were examined with insights from more than 130 organizations.
Workplace data tells a story, and facility management’s interpretation matters.
Retaining talent is a leading concern for businesses these days, and it all comes down to workplace experience and authenticity.
How do you incorporate biophilia — a connection to nature — into a facility? Here are four strategies that are easier than you may think.
Located in San Francisco, this event is focused on how to maximize productivity, connectivity, and well-being in the workplace.
In a recent survey of U.S. and UK workers, access to natural light was found to be an important factor in their level of job satisfaction.
A second annual Capital One Workplace Environment Survey finds flexibility remains high on the list of priorities for employees.
Keep these three things in mind when using cloud-based, workspace technology to optimize office space.
Cultivating a healthy indoor environment can begin with sound daylighting strategies.
Launched in London, this charity event organized by workplace consultancy Advanced Workplace Associates shines a spotlight this June on innovative workspaces throughout New York City.
Which aspects of the physical workplace impact employees most, and what can facility planners do about it?
Data in the 2018 Workplace Report from NYC-based Ted Moudis Associates Data points to employee experience as the primary driver for companies redesigning their workplace.
This new height-adjustable desk provides an attractive, easy to assemble solution for employees seeking a comfortable, flexible workstation.
Leasing ready-to-vacate office space in your building can be made easier by adhering to these tips from a senior architect at Dyer Brown Architects.
Providing architectural, furniture, technology, and logistic solutions, the company redesigned its own workplace to assist clients while also improving the environment for its employees.
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.
Based on its research and experience, BHDP Architecture finds that the best way to think about Millennials and their impact on workplace design may be to think about them a lot less.
New study finds office design and aesthetics are playing a greater role in recruiting young talent.
Even when facility planners proactively consider employees' technology preferences, the result doesn't always connect with end-user needs.
A recent workplace design survey commissioned by Capital One sought insight from 2,500 professionals across five U.S. metro areas.