The meek may inherit the earth, but do they ever make it to the corner office?
This year marks the 20th anniversary of the U.S. Green Building Council, and – two decades in – the movement has reached fever pitch.
The intellectual property firm defies Boston’s staid law firm culture in a new office designed by ADD Inc.
Tax credits incentivized Zimmerman Architectural Studios’ restoration of the old Milwaukee “City Lights” building – complete with a fun collaboration hub for staff.
Three case studies over 20 years show that the most productive spaces transcend the trends. “Once the corporation’s productivity objectives are understood, the organization is able to establish if attempts to increase productivity are really working or not. And only the organization, itself, can measure results.”
Grind has opened up shop in Chicago and, according to co-founder Benjamin Dyett, “This is the moment of waking the sleeping giant of workshare that is Chicago.”
The founders of one San Diego startup pooled their own creative resources, teamed up with a contractor and designed their new office space themselves.
Retrofit, a Chicago-based company focused on workplace wellness and one of “The 50 Most Innovative Health, Fitness and Happiness Startups”, transformed their office space to encourage productivity and movement among employees.
To foster collaborative intelligence, we curated the space to have a balance of member companies from various industries, including technology, telecommunications, law and design. The abundance of open and shared spaces — from the shared desks to the cafe and garden area — set the stage for entrepreneurs to converse and create, together.
This interview with Stephanie Clements, Designer, RTKL Workplace Interiors Group, gives hard data on how the design of the office has impacted performance at Edelman Public Affairs in Washington, DC.
GPI used their own in-house 3D laser scanning technology to create Revit models at their new office in Rockville, MD. They overlaid their drawings with the 3D models, allowing them to achieve LEED Platinum certification and provide an demonstrative example of their values.
Advertising has changed significantly in the past decade or so and requires a more collaborative and fluid team-based approach. BBH’s challenge to Urban Salon was to help them change from being a business with a creative department to a vibrant, integrative studio.
TPG Architecture in New York City recently finished the design and construction of “Silver Suites” — a flexible, white-glove, turn-key executive office spaces — on the 46th floor of 7 World Trade Center. It’s a distinct upgrade on the idea of a business incubator or cowork space, meant to provide companies with a top-notch address and growth-focused services.