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Inside the 2030 Workplace

Inside the 2030 Workplace

What does the future hold for office design? In this look into the 2030 office, we look at the top 11 solutions, trends and innovations expected to dramatically change office design over the next decade. Key questions we ask in this report  are:

  • What does the next generation of workers need and want from their workplaces? 
  • How will disruptive technologies such as artificial intelligence impact the way we work and the spaces we work in?
  • Where is sustainable design headed and why will it be a priority over the next decade?
  • What new office architecture & design tools are on the horizon and how will they change your life for the better?
  • What do you need to do to prepare for the next wave of the digital revolution?
Making Open Office Layout Work

Making Open Office Layout Work

The open office layout is having a PR crisis. Over the past few years, dozens if not hundreds of articles have been published everywhere from the Fast Company to Buzzfeed to the Washington Post trashing the open office layout. 

But are open layout offices really the root of all negative workplace behavior? Furthermore, are there instances where open office floorplans have lived up to their initial promise of improved productivity, collaboration and innovation? In an effort to learn more, we sat down with our speakers from Simple Finance, Robin, & Chapman University to discuss:

  • What separates open-office layout successes from failures? Are there any predictors of success?
  • What key considerations should office designers make before they move to an open floor plan especially when it comes to cultural readiness?
  • In what ways do open-offices live up to the hype? What are the real potential downfalls workplace designers should be aware of?
7 Hot Tech Trends for Office Design

7 Hot Tech Trends for Office Design

Technology, especially new construction, impacts every aspect of our daily lives. Learn more about the top seven tech trends hitting the Future Offices Market. Over the next 9 pages, we’ll unpack everything from open space floor plans to IoT and discuss why it’s imperative for offices to jump on the tech train. 

This article covers emerging workspace solutions such as:

  • Teleconferencing
  • IoT
  • Nontraditional Illumination
  • Next Generation Acoustics
  • Sustainable Design
  • Ergonomic Seating