Far from bringing about the end of hot desking, the post-pandemic period might make shared, flexible workspaces more important than ever.
It might not be time to write off coworking just yet. We could be about to enter the third wave of its evolution…
Flexible, smart, safe and inspiring. Welcome to the post-pandemic office space. As employees begin to consider returning to their normal work regimes, they will likely find their offices look and operate differently from how they once did. In fact, they may find their workplaces will never be the same again.
Optimising the workplace environment is a high priority for facility management professionals across the country. Magnetite’s retrofit double glazing solutions are a quick and cost effective way to insulate the existing glazing against excessive heat and noise.
What do Google, Amazon and Microsoft have in common? They all use biophilic design in their workplaces. The trending design uses aspects of the natural world to improve the health and wellbeing of the buildings we live and work in.
Australia’s biggest builders and developers create some of the world’s most innovative projects. And whether their buildings offer human-centric design, net zero benchmark or integrated fit outs, they continue to challenge and change the way we live, work and play.
Melbourne doesn’t stay static for very long, which is why Open House Melbourne is still the best bet to peek into some of the city’s most progressive and contemporary spaces. Innovative workplace design is always going places, and this year we visited a strong set of spaces that are changing the way they do business for the better. Here’s our list of the best global-leading spaces to whet your appetite.
Designers of workplace environments need to move away from a “one size fits all” approach based exclusively around open plan spaces, because these workplaces are creating disengagement and alienation among many employees.
In commercial workplace design, there’s plenty of change. Offices are now being influenced by residential and hospitality design, while work continues to grow ever mobile. Even open plan design seems on the way out. We chat to Peter Black, director of independent workplace consultancy, 5Projects, about how facilities managers are navigating the changing landscape.
Bringing natural life into our built environments could be the answer to increasing well being and health in our workplaces.