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Tuesday
Oct122010

Distractions, distractions, distractions! Part 2

Part two in Lisa Bottom’s series exploring the issues surrounding distraction in the workplace, how to find the sweet spot of balancing the needs of the individual with the needs of the team, and exploring what constitutes a boundary.

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Wednesday
Aug252010

Distractions, distractions, distractions

In a series of blog posts, Lisa Bottom will be exploring the issues surrounding distraction in the workplace, how to find the sweet spot of balancing the needs of the individual with the needs of the team, and exploring what constitutes a boundary.

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Friday
Aug132010

Barn Beams + Digital Fabrication = Current Bench

Gensler’s Marc Teer discusses the design and fabrication of a sculptural bench for the lobby of Panduit’s highly sustainable new headquarters in Tinley Park, IL. Using file-to-fabrication digital technology, the team repurposed barn beams from the early 1900’s to create a contemporary, organic sculpture that is inspired by the idea of transformation.

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Tuesday
Aug032010

IT'S A TOUCH-SCREEN WORLD, Part 2

As the price point of high definition touch-screen technology comes down, large tactile surfaces will become affordable and ubiquitous in the workplace, transforming the way we design meeting rooms and other collaborative spaces.

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Wednesday
Jun302010

Learning on the Job

We recently worked with a client who was facing the challenge of a large number of employees nearing retirement age with few, equally skilled employees to fill the ranks behind them. This is a situation that will hit many companies over the next decade.

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