The open office plan has earned a bad reputation over the past decade. A quick Google search for “open office” reveals a myriad of negative stories and research studies. However, the blanket statement that “open offices don’t work,” portrays an incomplete representation of the concept.
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Urban campuses have unique planning and design challenges when it comes to creating a sense of place that reflects both their global ambitions and local commitments to a variety of stakeholders. The urban college and university campus is a unique institutional form. It is more
The workplace is quickly adopting best practices and solutions from the hospitality sector to create new experiences that increase worker engagement and productivity while adding value to their buildings. The Instant Group and HLW have partnered to gather insights on space, hospitality, and service needs
Can workplace design support thriving at work, bring out the best in people, and help nurture positive organizational change? If so, what are the scalable tools that help make this happen? These are questions that brought people together at the recent Thriving Workplace Summit, which
Thinking about Think Space Are you feeling like you have so much to do there’s no time to get your job done? Or, maybe you feel like there are so many thoughts going round your head yet you rarely think clearly or focus on developing
Asking the right questions is the key to tackling any type of space related challenge. Space challenges, of the workplace kind, can come in many forms; too little space to accommodate headcount, end of lease cycles resulting in a move, or changing workstyles due to
Many people, when walking into their organization’s new workspace for the first time following a redesign or relocation process, feel a sense of energy and excitement in seeing their new space. The best workplace designs reflect the brand, culture, values, and aspirations of the organization,
Makerspaces These days, MakerSpaces are popping up in Universities around the Globe. These centers of entrepreneurial activity generate ideas from students, recent grads and established professionals. Through key partnerships with the local community, MakerSpaces are generating real investment into startup businesses. HLW has been working
Designing space for your organization can be a little daunting; it requires significant amounts of time, money, and expertise. One critical element that’s often overlooked in the process is the need for a Vision. A project Vision is the big idea (or ideas) that define