We’ve all heard the rumours, open plan is in and offices are out. Maybe.
Steve Gale envisions your next office in 2030.
Once disruptive, co-working spaces are now ubiquitous. Whether you are an entrepreneur, a developer, or a corporate looking to capture the spirit in-house, where you choose to go or the model you adopt is crucial for your success.
People want noise to be like red wine, a good thing in moderation.
We dug out an old magazine with ideas about wellbeing from 45 years ago - this is what it had to say about the state of design
This definition of hospitality, “The friendly and generous reception and entertainment of guests, visitors, or strangers”, applies to any decent hotel you can think of, but it doesn’t stop there – it’s unstoppable, says Steve Gale.
People in offices work at desks, don’t they? But even a quick glance around most offices reveals an awful lot of empty ones. Observation surveys show desk occupation rates of about 50% on average – it’s never much higher.
Moira Moser discusses the value of LEED in the workplace, the development of the design industry and the future of sustainable design.