Elise Shapiro is a contributing editor. Little did she know that her first job, in the facilities department at Ralston Purina, while obtaining her M. Arch at Washington University, in St. Louis would foreshadow where her career would lead. She has always been a strong advocate for providing the best possible spaces for people to work – where aesthetics meet function and drive business success.
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Culture is the only long-term competitive advantage an organization can bring to bear, says Bureau, and one of the most powerful ways to cultivate culture is building it—literally—into your workplace.
The Urban Zoo Coworking Space design competition challenged entrants to create a unique interior concept for a new chain of coworking spaces planning to launch their first location in the heart of Latvia’s capital city of Riga. Archinect Newsshares the winners!
CRE Tech argues that the debate around open workplaces continues to generate significant attention — but often lacks the nuance required for productive debate.
When Australian construction and fit out company Schiavello designs a new workplace for a client, one of the first things they do is call in their in-house psychologists. Find out why from CDOTrends.
Join senior professionals from real estate, facilities, HR, technology, executive management architecture, design and professional advisors for WORKTECH19 New York on May 9th. This event is the forum for all those involved in the future of work and the workplace as well as real estate, technology and innovation. It will be held at Convene’s brand new space at One Liberty Plaza, opening in April 2019. Attendees will discuss the latest thinking on the growing importance of workplace as a strategic tool for an organization’s business return and hear from an amazing line-up of speakers including:
Gillian Tett, Best-selling Author and US Managing Editor, Financial Times
Alessandro Ranaldi, Partner, Head of Workplace Consultancy, Foster + Partners
Hans Neubert, Global Creative Lead, Digital Experiences, Gensler
Nelly Ben Hayoun Ph.D, Designer of Experiences, Nelly Ben Hayoun Studios/ SETI Institute/ University of the Underground
David Music, Real Estate Specialist, Willis Towers Watson
Kieth Evan Green, Professor of Design and Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, Cornell University.