In today’s ever-changing business world, more businesses are moving toward flexible work settings that allow them to evolve organically, expand operations, and respond to challenges. While flexible office environments tend to eschew the rules of traditional offices, some guiding principles and insights are fundamental to successfully adopting a more flexible approach to office design. In […]
While open office plans are great for encouraging collaboration, they also frequently lead to more noise in the workplace. Too much noise can interfere with certain tasks and even client calls. Here’s what you need to know if you want to find a balance between quiet and collaboration in your office environment. How Noise Affects […]
So you want to upgrade your office space? Whether you are going to expand your current office or completely relocate, there’s one thing you’ll need to do first: you’re going to have to do some planning. And we might as well go over some ‘obvious’ points first, because things that are obvious are often also […]
Every successful story has a history of blood, sweat and tears – as the old saying goes, Rome wasn’t built overnight! But as your company starts to evolve from humble beginnings into a leader in its field, you will undoubtedly feel a combination of emotions for the results your hard work has yielded. Gratitude, satisfaction […]
Activity-based working (ABW) is a productivity model whereby office space is designed to focus on accommodating particular tasks rather than specific members of your team.
Ineffective meeting spaces may be costing your organization thousands of dollars a year by not aligning with your team’s day-to-day workflows. A recent analysis found that meeting rooms were occupied by a single worker 36% of the time. This finding has been primarily attributed to the fact that workplaces do not have adequate areas for […]
At DESIGN+BUILD Group, we’re committed to continuously refining the way your team uses your office space to drive productivity and facilitate engagement.
Whether your organization is looking to move a team in your existing building, or you’re moving your headquarters to the other side of town, an office relocation offers the ideal time to refine your workspace strategies.
One of the most exciting trends of our time is gaining momentum in workplace design, called biophilic office design. Don’t be scared by its long name; ‘biophilia’ is basically just a single perfect word to describe how we as humans like nature and benefit from connecting with it. So then what is biophilic office design? […]
Encouraging physical activity at your office can help cultivate a more balanced, focused, and productive team environment.