WorkplaceOne is an approach to planning and product solutions – designed to address new ways of working as individuals, teams and members of multi-generational corporate cultures.
WorkplaceOne | Trends in the workplace | Full Report
WorkplaceOne | The Brochure
02. WORKING OUTSIDE THE BOX
In today’s top-performing companies workers spend more time collaborating and learning – gathering in meeting rooms, training rooms and team spaces, as well as lounges and cafes. Yet, many companies have not taken into consideration that dedicated workstations are being used less and less.
Study | Chair Sensors Yield Huge Savings
04. DAYLIGHT AND PRODUCTIVITY
More natural light, more windows and better ventilation can dramatically affect worker alertness, productivity and performance. below are a few studies that reinforce that truth.
Study 1|The effects of the indoor environment on human function
Study 2|Daylight and Retail Sales – For the California Energy Commission
Study 3|Windows and Classrooms – Student
Performance and the Indoor Environment
Study 4|Windows and Offices – A Study of Office Worker Performance and the Indoor Environment
05. COLLABORATION HAPPENS ANYWHERE
High-performance organizations increasingly emphasize collaboration and look for ways to design opportunities for interaction – great ideas don’t necessarily occur when seated at a desk or table.
WorkplaceOne | 05. Collaboration Happens Anywhere
White Paper | IBM “The New Collaboration: Enabling Innovation, Changing the Workplace.”
06. CORPORATE NOMADS
As collaboration evolves and becomes a more familiar work mode, it also becomes more fluid, less tied to place. The economic, environmental and health benefits can be significant.
WorkplaceOne | 06. Corporate Nomads
07. SPACE IS DEFINED BY WORKSTYLE, NOT STATUS
Once a symbol of achievement and rank, the private office is no longer an important goal for younger workers.
WorkplaceOne | 07. Space is Defined by Workstyle, Not Status
08. SUSTAINABLE DESIGN: NICHE OR NORMAL
In the near future, if a company cannot document how its operations and products affect the environment – and the steps being taken to reduce that impact – it will not be able to maintain market position or make it through the RFP process.
WorkplaceOne | 08. Sustainable Design
09. DESIGN & THE BOTTOM LINE
Determing the real cost – and value – of the workplace is a complex matter. Intelligent workplace design can help companies lower costs.
WorkplaceOne | 09. Design & The Bottom Line
THE NEW EQUATION
The trends described reflect changes in thinking about work and the workplace and require a Workplace Equation that distills the complexities of process and structure and leads into a discussion of the planning styles that we believe address today’s needs.
WorkplaceOne | Changes in Thinking: The New Workplace Equation
The New Equation | Layout
A MIXED PLAN | A HEALTHY ENVIRONMENT
Designed to satisfy the cognitive, social, spiritual and physical needs of people at work, WorkplaceOne creates places for informal social interaction and personal rejuvination, as well as the rigors of learning and intensive collaboration.
Key Planning Styles | The physical workspace solutions