Whether we’re consciously aware of it or not, office design plays a vitally important role in expressing visual and tactile messages about us and the business we’re a part of.
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Climate change and environmental sustainability are not new concepts.
Discussion of carbon emissions has been a big part of sustainability in the last decade.
Sustainability is a major initiative for commercial real estate. More and more people are seeing the need for properties to be as environmentally responsible as possible and the industry is moving to serve that need.
Whether you’re undertaking a large-scale office move or transitioning to a completely new office design, one aspect of a large office change that unfortunately is not always considered a first priority is the wellbeing of employees.
When you say “office cubicle” most people have a vision in their mind of something akin to the movie Office Space. Row on row of bland grey fabric cubicles with fluorescent lighting.
Workplace wellness is an important consideration for keeping employees healthy and productive with ergonomic workspaces, but it needs to include everyone, even lefties.
For a long time, office design was pretty bleak. But in the last few years, we’ve seen massive changes with office furniture trends shifting more towards designing attractive, collaborative, and ergonomically correct pieces.
Office furniture has changed significantly over the years, with the design focus shifting from maximum output and productivity to ergonomic support for healthy employees and environmentally conscious choices. There is some pretty interesting history behind the evolution of office furniture. Here are a few fun facts about the furniture that we use every day.
Ergonomics is “an applied science concerned with designing and arranging things people use so that the people and things interact most efficiently and safely.” Green ergonomics is an important burgeoning field of study that combines research of the efficiency and safety of your team, while balancing those priorities with the environmental mandates set for your … Continued
Sustainable project management is “the planning, monitoring and controlling of project delivery and support processes…”. Sustainable project management takes the environmental, economical, and social aspects of a project into account. Throughout the life-cycle of the project the focus always remains on realizing the benefits for all stakeholders and the project is performed transparently, fairly, and … Continued