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NeoCon Virtual Program: How Other Design Sectors Can Influence The Future of Workplace Design
March 25, 2021 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
How Other Design Sectors Can Influence the Future of Workplace Design [NC0304]
The appetite of today’s workforce to work wherever and however they want continues to grow. The role of the office is quickly changing from a traditional 9–5 mandate, to more of a hub for collaboration celebrating corporate culture and brand identity. Business owners are searching for new, innovative ways to achieve intuitive connection between employees and this new place of work.
As such, the role of designers must adapt and explore new ways of facilitating these new connections. ONE Global Design is a strategic alliance of best-in-class Architecture and Interior Design firms bringing together industry expertise, talent, and thought leadership. This panel of ONE Global Design members will explore how techniques and strategies from other design sectors can better inform workplace design in the future. This program has been submitted for accreditation and is pending approval.
Eric Yorath, MFAD, BFA, BCIN, LEED AP, Principal, Figure3, Toronto, ON
Mardi Najafi, Director, Retail Design, Figure3, Toronto, ON
Bob Fox, B.Arch, AIA, NCIDQ, IIDA, LEED AP, Chairman and Principal, FOX Architects, Washington, D.C.
Sherif Ayad, Founder and President, ID & Design International, Fort Lauderdale, FL