There’s No Place Like Work, and Other Industry News
Our weekly roundup of workplace news from around the web.
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Jonathan Emery, Leadlease‘s managing director, property, Europe, tellsRaconteur that “the workplace is no longer just a building: They are, and should be, destinations.”
The Chicago Tribune laments what’s lost when we rely too much on email to communicate with colleagues: “It’s no secret that the person-to-person conversations we have with our coworkers have declined as technology has increased. There was a time when we’d walk across the office to ask someone if they remembered why something was done a certain way or to ask for some assistance with a project.”
Big data will transform hiring and recruiting, the gig economy will slow down, and other workplace predictions for 2017 from Fast Company.
Solid-state lighting improves physical well-being. But what role can architects and designers play in this digital technology, particularly when partnering with manufacturers to create a new modality of light?