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April 8, 2021 | Technology

Every year we see the appearance and disappearance of a variety of novel trends; office designs are no different. How we design our workplaces has a significant effect on how our teams perform, so it makes sense that advances in technology and new work styles influence design trends. But cost discourages many organizations from following […]

April 7, 2021 | Workplace

The conference room has evolved based on the needs of business and advancements in technology. Once reserved for mid to large-sized organizations, numerous factors have led companies of all sizes to incorporate conference rooms into their workplace designs. While traditional conference rooms were once reserved for big company decisions, they’re now being used to serve […]

April 7, 2021 | Raised Access Flooring

With the considerable focus being placed on the adaptive workspace, it is important to clarify what is meant by the term “Raised Floor.” The term “raised flooring” covers a broad range of products that are very distinct from each other. If you are in the market for a raised flooring system, it is vital to […]

February 24, 2021 | Workplace

In an article published by Gensler, a global design and architecture firm, the question is posed: Could your workplace be doing more to win the war for talent? For example, your HR department put together a well-crafted job posting that persuaded several candidates to apply; your company’s website made them interested in your business’ core […]

February 23, 2021 | Flexible Design, Workplace

The terms value engineering, value management, and value analysis basically describe one thing— a standard providing the necessary systems, materials, and equipment to projects at the lowest possible cost. The idea is to substitute a product, means, or method with a less expensive alternative without sacrificing quality and functionality. It might sound easy on paper, […]

February 18, 2021 | Workplace

According to a recent Bureau of Labor Statistics American Time Use Survey,1 “In 2019, 24 percent of employed persons did some or all of their work at home on days they worked, and 82 percent of employed persons did some or all of their work at their workplace.” Less than one year later, things have […]

February 5, 2021 | Access Flooring, Workplace

Savvy business owners recognize that their workspaces are a reflection of their team. Successful modern-day office spaces are intuitive and adaptive since things inevitably change over time. Rather than trying to force conformity onto people, your building and workspace have to be transformative, to keep up with your business’ needs. Today’s architects and designers understand […]

January 20, 2021 | Workplace

The COVID-19 pandemic has shifted our reality, including people’s faith in the places where they work. Today, many organizations are evaluating space planning and reassessing the need for traditional office space, as employees working from home during the coronavirus pandemic was a resounding success. It has been a challenging time for designers, developers, office tenants, […]

The terms value engineering, value management, and value analysis basically describe one thing— a standard providing the necessary systems, materials, and equipment to projects at the lowest possible cost. The idea is to substitute a product, means or method with a less expensive alternative without sacrificing quality and functionality. It might sound easy on paper, […]

December 30, 2020 | Technology

Resilience is defined as the ability to adapt to changing circumstances and to sustain or recover functionality and vibrancy in the face of strain or disruption. It is the ability to bounce back after an interruption or inconvenience. Resilience in design—better known by architects and designers as resilient design—is intentionally designing homes, buildings, topography, neighborhoods, […]

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