Workplace & Office

  • Why your office needs a makerspace—it’s about investing in the creative workplace

    Why your office needs a makerspace—it’s about investing in the creative workplace

    Harvesting creativity and innovation requires the right spaces and creates a culture that attracts the best employees

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  • The elephant in the room: Status and territoriality in the workplace

    The elephant in the room: Status and territoriality in the workplace

    Before making plans for a new work space, designers must acknowledge human nature—and design with a holistic approach

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  • The 10 sustainability trends that forward-thinking organizations have on their mind

    The 10 sustainability trends that forward-thinking organizations have on their mind

    The future office strives to be better, focus more on the people who inhabit it, and contribute to the success of the company

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  • Give your HQ some heart: Creating branded workplaces

    Give your HQ some heart: Creating branded workplaces

    These days, if your office space isn’t a true reflection of your brand, you’ve missed a big opportunity to connect with your audience

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  • The Chicago Google office is one of the greenest workplaces

    The Chicago Google office is one of the greenest workplaces

    Read Donald Dorsch's comments in gb&d magazine

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  • Molecular branding: Designing to support innovation in cancer therapies

    Molecular branding: Designing to support innovation in cancer therapies

    New biopharmaceutical facility is not your typical Silicon Valley office—and the company’s mission drove design choices

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  • From the Design Quarterly: Where’s my trashcan?

    From the Design Quarterly: Where’s my trashcan?

    Five inexpensive and effective ways to promote wellness in the workplace from mild to wild

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  • Practicing what we preach: Championing sustainability and wellness across Stantec

    Practicing what we preach: Championing sustainability and wellness across Stantec

    Places, people, and clients: Three reasons Stantec is now a Fitwel Champion

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  • Brokers and designers: a symbiotic relationship creating happy tenants

    Brokers and designers: a symbiotic relationship creating happy tenants

    Interior designers understand how to take advantage of building efficiency, and that’s a win for everyone

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  • Want to design a better workplace? Ask employees how they like to work

    Want to design a better workplace? Ask employees how they like to work

    Effectively engaging employees plays a key role in evidence-based workplace design.

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  • Designers discover, highlight architectural treasures during Canada House renovation in UK

    Designers discover, highlight architectural treasures during Canada House renovation in UK

    Redeveloping an embassy on Trafalgar Square brought our Canada and UK design team together to showcase the building and the nation

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  • Issue 01 | The Sustainable City

    Issue 01 | The Sustainable City

    Design Quarterly | How design can set the stage for healthy communities that use fewer resources.

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  • What can workplace design learn from makerspaces in educational environments? (Part 1)

    What can workplace design learn from makerspaces in educational environments? (Part 1)

    How a benchmarking study helps us educate workplace clients on makerspaces and ultimately assess culture and growth strategies

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  • From the Design Quarterly: Culture 2.0 in the workplace

    From the Design Quarterly: Culture 2.0 in the workplace

    Taking company culture to the next level with interactive, engaging social spaces

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  • Presenting Design Quarterly 02: Culture by Design

    Presenting Design Quarterly 02: Culture by Design

    Design can both reflect and transform culture

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  • Will Fitwel "fit well" in the building industry?

    Will Fitwel "fit well" in the building industry?

    Healthy building standard seeks to fill attainable, affordable niche

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  • From the Design Quarterly: What is the passive house?

    From the Design Quarterly: What is the passive house?

    Ask an expert: An approach to sustainable buildings that has emerged from Europe is expanding beyond the home

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  • Five must-have rooms in the workplace of the future

    Five must-have rooms in the workplace of the future

    The open, tech-enabled office needs spaces for huddles and going solo

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  • Allowing values to define workspace

    Allowing values to define workspace

    How a Washington, D.C. non-profit transformed its space while changing lives

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  • Lighting color and human response: Why lighting is critical to healthy design

    Lighting color and human response: Why lighting is critical to healthy design

    The color of lighting: It matters to your building (and the people in it)

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