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Entries in Workplace Design (56)

Friday
Jan102014

The Internet of Things Will Affect Data Driven Design

Image © Doug Wittnebel

The popular and quite hefty topic of 2013 was big data. This year the hot and heavy tech focus topic is “the Internet of things” or IoT.

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Wednesday
Jun262013

Rebalancing the Workplace—A Preview of the 2013 U.S. Workplace Survey

Confidential Consulting Firm, New York, N.Y. Image © Gensler

Gensler has completed the new 2013 U.S. Workplace Survey, profiled recently in the media. As the most recent iteration of an ongoing investment in workplace research, the study examines the design factors that create an effective workplace; how design can better support knowledge worker engagement, satisfaction, and performance; and the influence of the workplace on organizational culture.

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Thursday
Jun062013

Gensler's New D.C. Office Celebrates the Design Process

D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray helps Gensler open its new Washington, D.C. office. Image © Gensler

Gensler’s Washington, D.C., office opened its doors in 1983. Since that time, both our staff and the scope of our work within the greater metropolitan area have grown by leaps and bounds. Today, Gensler commemorated a new milestone in the evolution of the D.C. office by opening a new work space at 2020 K Street NW. Mayor Vincent Gray helped us mark the occasion by participating in a ribbon-cutting ceremony. The new space embodies the design principles our firm strives to achieve through our project work and reiterates our commitment to the nation’s capital and our K Street home.

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Wednesday
May292013

Built for Speed: Staples Velocity Lab

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Topping out at 268 mph—a speed that can literally melt tires—the Bugatti Veyron Super Sport is the world’s fastest racing car. This signature vehicle brings both engineering and aesthetics to its design, one that’s highly prized by car buffs and professional drivers alike.

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Friday
May102013

Stay Nimble and Expect Change: A Conversation About the Financial Services Industry

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In the midst of a topsy-turvy economic and financial landscape, corporate real estate (CRE) teams at financial institutions are expected to respond quickly and effectively to ever-changing conditions while demonstrating value in sustainability, speed-to-market, cost reduction and operational efficiency. The challenges and opportunities for CRE teams to deliver on this imperative lays at the heart of Gensler’s 2013 Corporate Real Estate Challenges Survey. We conducted the research to understand the innovative strategies CRE teams are using to manage changing portfolios, and what tools and information they need to perform their jobs more effectively.

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