Workspace / co-working
"Our environment, the world in which we live and work, is a mirror of our attitudes and expectations"
- Earl Nightingale
What Employees Want from Their Workspaces
Companies willing to adapt to an employee-centric view of workplace wellness will not only increase their productivity, they will also improve their ability to attract and retain talent. To get started, in this article you will find three steps you can take to improve your work environments and the wellbeing of your employees.
What Will the ‘Office’ look like
in 10 Years’ Time?
It happens every few years: a seismic shift in the way we live our lives fuels a change in human behaviour so significant, it blows the concept of the office as we know it out of the water. Modern technology is no exception. Fast becoming the catalyst behind one of the biggest shake-ups the office has ever seen – from design to location and from sustainability to well-being – it is the shift of our generation.
6 design and technology gurus predict the future.
The Future of Work and
In 2030, the many places where we work and live will be diverse and entwined: humanity, creativity, culture, and community will be integral. The research demonstrates that significant changes are happening – across the world. Not only is business changing, but people are reflecting on the very meaning of work in their lives and how to be a part of vibrant virtual and physical communities that bring joy and high quality of experience to their lives.
Future of Offices: The coworking revolution lives on
The practice of leasing a limited square footage within an office building to short-term tenants seeking work-ready space was considered a niche offering even a few years ago. Investors and researchers predict that the square footage allocated to flexible or coworking use will grow to about 10-20% of total leased space by 2030, compared with about 2% today.
Top 10 Workplace Trends Impacting HR & Facilities
We are entering an era of continuous workplace transformation. Every CEO has their eye on the workplace trends that are disrupting business as usual. There is one thing these CEOs have in common: they are placing employee experience firmly at the top of their agenda.
These workplace trends are impacting not just Facilities and HR, but every business area.
The Nature of Office
Work in 2030
What will working in an office be like in 2030? In ten years, a lot can change. It has only been 12 years since the first iPhone hit the market, changing mobile phones into mini-computers virtually overnight. Now they are everywhere. With automation likely to take over a lot of repetitive office tasks, and mobile workstations becoming far more commonplace, the office worker will experience work in a whole new way. Most people seek meaning and personal fulfillment in work. Will automation, mobility and other innovations help people, or hinder them?
How a Circular Economy could Change the World
In 2030, nobody will speak about the circular economy; it is just the economy. The hard yards in increasing societal prosperity, while reducing dependence on primary materials and energy, have already been done. We wince at the grim days of the 2010s, when billions of tonnes of materials were extracted every year to meet the functional needs of society – but only a fraction was ever recycled back into our economies.
Workplaces Disrupted: the Office of the Future
The changing nature of work is driving the transformation of workspaces, from the place where assigned tasks were completed under direct supervision to intentional spaces where collaboration and engagement drive innovation and productivity. Digital transformation affords more possibilities than were available to previous generations, and yet as organizations endeavor to encourage collaboration, improve engagement, and retain top talent, they may find the answer lies not in another app, but in their physical space.
Five Predictions For What Workplaces Will Look Like
As we hurtle toward the future at lightning speed, the workplace is seeing a tremendous change. While it can be hard to keep up, don not panic- the future office is smart, bold, and fun. Traditional offices are making way for unusual spaces shaped by new ideas, innovative solutions, and technology. As the Creative Director and Founder of Dubai-based architecture and interior design firm Design Haus Medy, I am constantly looking forward to the future- here are my predictions on how our office spaces will be like in the years to come: