Entries by Mike Rendel

Space Syntax Configures Workplace for Collaborative Interaction

Originally Posted at Tradeline “Moving Encounters” Promoted with More Direct Paths and Intersections, Fewer Turns Published: 4-23-2014 Despite the considerable effort expended to incorporate inviting hallways and gathering spaces in the workplace, research shows that the most productive collaboration happens when at least one of the collaborators is sitting at a desk or conference table, […]

Next-Gen Lobbies

Originally Posted by Interiors & Sources To attract a new generation of knowledge workers and their tech company employers, commercial owners are investing in new lobby designs to reposition and rebrand. How can the buildings of yesterday become buildings for tomorrow? By Haril Pandya, AIA, LEED AP  |  Photography by Anton Grassl + Andy Ryan […]

What Comes After Y?

Check out this new report from Knoll   What Comes After Y? Generation Z: Arriving to the Office Soon A Few Key Take-Aways from the report… The children of Generation X, Generation Z kids are in grade school and high school today. They will enter the professional workforce by the end of this decade. They […]

Why you should redesign your office for introverts

Originally posted by Fast Company PEOPLE WORK DIFFERENTLY AND SHOULD BE GIVEN SPACE TO DO THEIR BEST WORK, SAYS AUTHOR AND INTROVERT SUSAN CAIN. BY LINDSAY LAVINE Susan Cain is not depressed. She’s deep in thought, with her elbow on her desk, head resting on her hands. Yet colleagues would regularly come up to her […]