How Cool Is Your Office, And Other Industry News

Our weekly round up workplace news from around the web.

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  • Is your office cool? Human Resources shares this year’s top interior design trends.
  • More dot COMME than dot com, Frame gives us a look at a new space designed by Studio11 – and it does not look the way many would expect.
  • Mitigate the stress of your work surroundings by bringing the intrinsic calm of nature into your office space. Inhabitat shows us how.
  • PC Mag shares what the team behind Coworkies, a global job board and networking site for freelancers, learned by visiting 378 coworking spaces.
Industry Announcements:
  • Belmont University is offering the first Bachelor of Architecture Degree in Middle Tennessee! The five-year degree set to begin in Fall 2020 will provide a direct path for students interested in pursuing licensure in the field, all in the growing and vibrant city of Nashville, Tennessee. Students in the program can look forward to immediate hands-on experience in the creative community and teachings from industry professionals in the newly renovated space on Belmont’s campus. Read the full announcement here!
  • Join senior professionals from real estate, facilities, HR, technology, executive management architecture, design and professional advisors for WORKTECH19 New York on May 9th. This event is the forum for all those involved in the future of work and the workplace as well as real estate, technology and innovation. It will be held at Convene’s brand new space at One Liberty Plaza, opening in April 2019. Attendees will discuss the latest thinking on the growing importance of workplace as a strategic tool for an organization’s business return and hear from an amazing line-up of speakers including:
    • Gillian Tett, Best-selling Author and US Managing Editor, Financial Times
    • Alessandro Ranaldi, Partner, Head of Workplace Consultancy, Foster + Partners
    • Hans Neubert, Global Creative Lead, Digital Experiences, Gensler
    • Nelly Ben Hayoun Ph.D, Designer of Experiences, Nelly Ben Hayoun Studios/ SETI Institute/ University of the Underground
    • David Music, Real Estate Specialist, Willis Towers Watson
    • Kieth Evan Green, Professor of Design and Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, Cornell University.
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