At HLW, data is integral to design. Over time, we’ve measured and analyzed our projects (and others) in great detail, and built a rigorous database that spans sectors, office sizes, and locations. The Benchmark Index provides our clients with the opportunity to understand how their
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.
By Peter A. Bacevice, Illustrations by Jinghang Huang Clients often ask us if flexible open plan workspace is effective. While “effective” workspace means different things to different organizations, we have broadly discovered a number of benefits that an open office design can provide to a wide range