This is the second installment of a bimonthly series on the growth, value and future of Design for People. The intent is to explore and discover the impact of behaviors, habits and patterns of people in the design of environments.
First there was working in the company office. Then there was working in your home office. Then there was Starbucks and the rise of the “third space”. Now the three are merging in the growing trend of “resimercial” design.
Bernice Boucher and Ed Nolan recap JLL’s panel at the 2018 World Economic Forum in Davos where a group of CEOs and senior-level executives discussed how organizations are adapting to prepare for the future of work.
“Resimercial” design has become increasingly popular in recent years. While we can’t expect that our offices will ever feel quite like home, we can do our best to make them more comfortable, a key component of both happiness and health.
There’s a burgeoning crop of niche co-working spaces that have unique points of view on what shared workspace is all about. Check out these profiles of three companies with unique perspective on how co-working is evolving.
Scott Delano, design director at Wright Heerema Architects, believes that designers and architects need to be responsible for stopping the sameness that plagues office space design and offers several ways to create a space that is truly differentiated.
How can the workplace support the well-being of its occupants? Jennifer Walton, principal at H. Hendy Associates, provides seven common-sense wellness strategies that boost can the overall health of employees.
Today, employees are seeking environments that are more mobile, flexible, and personalized. JLL’s Workplace Strategy Lead, Bernice Boucher outlines four major ways the workplace is changing for the better.