Lifestyle

We enjoy our lives in many ways. GenslerOnLifestyle offers ideas and insights about how design can make leisure more accessible and enjoyable.
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Five Keys to Developing Strong Interactive Learning Environments

Columbia College, Modern campus life is evolving to align with a rapidly changing workplace. Dorms are no longer bunkbeds...

David Broz 2016.09.20

Beyond Business School: How innovation Is Filling the Education/Workplace Divide

The Value of Entrepreneurialism In recent years workforce needs have shifted to value entrepreneurial skills, with...

David Broz and Maja Nesdale 2016.09.20

Incubating Entrepreneurs at UC San Diego’s Basement

#tbt to The Basement circa 2014 (above). We hope you like what we've done with the place. #UCSDBasement #startups...

Tom Heffernan 2016.09.20

Nearshoring in the United States

“Everybody's doing it!” No, they’re not dancing to that great Irving Berlin song. The “it” that everybody's doing in the...

Belinda Watts 2016.09.19

Why Shouldn’t We Feel Energised at the End of the Work Day?

Etsy’s New York headquarters. . This post is part of a series of blog posts on Gensler’s 2016 Workplace Surveys. Amongst...

Annelise Tvergaard 2016.09.17

UK Workplace Survey 2016: The Science Behind the Data

How Design Drives Innovation, This post is part of a series of blog posts on Gensler’s 2016 Workplace Surveys. Can we...

Anna Sigler 2016.09.16

Honoring Television’s Legacy, and Looking to Its Future

The Television Academy’s Saban Media Center. . This weekend, television honors the best in U.S. primetime programming in...

Lee Pasteris 2016.09.15

Preparing Students for 21st Century Jobs

Students at work in the new Applied Science Center at Ventura College. The labor market continues to demand a more...

David Herjeczki and Deborah Shepley 2016.09.15

Tech Trends of 2016: Lifestyle as Currency

Tech companies are growing up. The hackable, playground spaces of yesterday’s start-ups are no longer speaking to the...

Khaing Sabe and Lexi Harmon 2016.09.12

2016 Design Forecast LIVE: The Future of Work

Etsy’s Brooklyn Headquarters, “Innovation is the core of work, and people drive innovation,” Gensler Co-CEO Diane Hoskins...

Editorial Team 2016.09.02

Planit's New Office: Storytelling Through Physical Space

Daring storytellers often seek new vehicles for their high-wire narrative feats. Such is the case with Planit, a group of...

Ehren Gaag and Dana Verbosh 2016.09.01

Tech Trends of 2016: One-Size-Doesn't-Fit-All

Editor’s note: this blog is part of a series on 2016 tech trends. One-Size-Doesn’t-Fit-All In the age of readily...

Brian Stromquist, Kelly Dubisar and Emily Hall 2016.08.31

The New Era of Food Halls

City Point Brooklyn - Food Hall Study images. In 2010, an unused basement space at the Plaza Hotel in New York City was...

Toshi Kasai 2016.08.26

Tech Trends of 2016: Anticipation Makes an Impression

Editor’s note: this blog is part of a series on 2016 tech trends. Recent psychological and behavioral studies have shown...

Brian Stromquist 2016.08.24

The New Automotive Model

Citroën C42 showroom, Paris. On a recent visit to Paris, while strolling down the Champs-Élysées checking out the latest...

Mark Brungo 2016.08.23

Show Me the Meaning! Designing the Not-for-Profit Workplace.

As part of a blog series exploring Gensler’s 2016 Workplace Surveys, this post examines findings specific to the...

Erik Lucken and Amanda Ramos 2016.08.23

Lo-Fi Museum Moments in a Digital World

Traffic Museum © Alexia Uriarte, courtesy of Gensler. Museums are increasingly embracing digital technology to create...

Editorial Team 2016.08.22

The New Home of the Dallas Cowboys Opens Its Doors

This past weekend was a big one for the NFL and Texas high school football. It marked the unveiling of The Star, the new...

Ron Turner 2016.08.22

Retail Revival: From High Street to Online

Zara, a successful store in the bricks-and-mortar store in the digital age? Some (notably me) love the idea of shopping...

Shuma Talbot 2016.08.22

Virtual Reality, Digital Technology and YOU

Gensler is ready to hit the road to Austin, Texas, and we need your help! Our proposed panel for South by Southwest...

Editorial Team 2016.08.19

Sustainability, Culture and Innovation in the Workplace

How can organizations reduce waste to make our world a better place? How can a growing company scale culture effectively...

Editorial Team 2016.08.19

Watching the Games in VR: A Fully Immersive Experience

A virtual, 360-degree stereoscopic view of LAFC Stadium. Editor’s note: This blog post is part of the GenslerOn Rio 2016...

Alan Robles, Joel Spearman and Alex Phi 2016.08.18

Carpe Noctem – Seize the Night: London’s Night Tube Launches

Pedro Szekely. On Friday, Aug. 19, London launched its first Night Tube service, which provides night-time services to...

Hiro Aso 2016.08.18

Sharing Experiences on a Global Scale

Editor’s note: This blog post is part of the GenslerOn Rio 2016 blog series. As Brazil hosts the 2016 Summer Olympic...

Maureen Boyer 2016.08.17

Gensler at SXSW 2017: Can We Nudge People to Better Health?

How do people make decisions about their health? That's the question that inspired a research study conducted by Leo...

Editorial Team 2016.08.17

2016 Design Forecast LIVE: The Future of Cities

The city is the main arena of future change, Andy Cohen told participants in Design Forecast LIVE event on June 25th. The...

Editorial Team 2016.08.17

Meet Gensler's Own Former U.S. Olympic Swimmer

In celebration of the Rio 2016 Summer Olympic Games, Gensler Sports launched GenslerOn Rio 2016, a blog series focused on...

Editorial Team 2016.08.16

Solving the Content Conundrum

Cadillac House. . As the retail landscape continues to evolve, brick-and-mortar stores seek to provide new experiences...

Matthew Calkins 2016.08.16

Going for Gold: Has London’s 2012 Legacy Redefined Olympic Success?

mariusz kluzniak via flickr. Editor’s note: This blog post is part of the GenslerOn Rio 2016 blog series. With the 2016...

Alessandro Zoppini 2016.08.11

Tech Trends of 2016: 3D Printing

Editor’s note: this blog is part of a series on 2016 tech trends. Freedom to Customize The 3D printing revolution is well...

Natalie Engels and Kristin Quiroz Bayona 2016.08.02

東京オリンピックレガシーの提案:ナビゲーション・インフラストラク

Shuets Udono...

Hisayuki Araki 2016.08.01

Tokyo Olympic Legacy: Navigation Infrastructure

Shuets Udono Read this blog post in Japanese. Tokyo is the second largest city in the world. Futuristic, vibrant and...

Hisayuki Araki 2016.08.01

2016 Design Forecast LIVE: Co-Creating the Future

Gensler is focused on solving the key issues facing our clients today and tomorrow. And that’s why we sponsored...

Editorial Team 2016.07.01

Suburbia 2.0: Embracing the Uburb.

Data has a way of ruthlessly illuminating reality. Take the most recent Census Bureau numbers, which shed light on...

Brenden Jackson 2016.05.18

Instability Spurs an Industry Shift

A quick glance at humankind’s rich canon of fevered doomsday scenarios reveals tremendous insights about the time in...

Brenden Jackson 2016.03.30

Mastering the "Language" of Digital Natives to Design Future Work Space

I recently took my 8-year-old daughter to a project tour and watched her touch a wallcovering to see if it would change...

Natalie Engels 2016.03.23

World Affairs, Designing for Community: The Physics of Balance

liquidcrash. One of the world’s largest slums (located in Mumbai and the basis for the movie, “Slumdog Millionaire”) is...

Bill Hooper 2016.03.03

Design Forecast: The Smarter Workplace

Schuchart Construction, Seattle, Washington Grande or tall? Window or aisle? For here or to-go? In our personal lives, we...

Janet Pogue McLaurin 2016.02.16

Towards an Appropriate Local Response: Learning from our Global Clients

The Legacy West development in Plano, Texas. Before joining Gensler I worked for a number of years almost exclusively for...

Julien Meyrat, AIA, LEED AP 2016.02.12

Design Forecast: Tomorrow's Vibrant Communities

By definition, cities encompass an encyclopedic collection of all aspects of our daily life. In order for a city to...

Maddy Burke-Vigeland AIA and Bill Hooper AIA 2016.02.04

Design Forecast: Like, Share, Repeat and the Power of Experiences

Experiences lie at the heart of leisure. They attract customers, enhance brands and leave people wanting more. And as we...

Irwin Miller 2016.02.01

Why We Forecast

Gensler launched its Design Forecast in 2013 to highlight how business, social, and other trends are transforming our...

Diane Hoskins 2016.01.29

Communities with Heart: Celebrating Fifty Years of Design with Fifty Acts of Kindness

Mikaela Couch © Gensler Last year, Gensler surpassed $1 billion in revenue. We now employ over 5,000 people across 46...

J.D. Busch 2016.01.01

Delivering Creativity on a Global Scale

Design innovation. Global talent and knowledge. Helping our clients achieve their goals and being their trusted advisors...

Andy Cohen 2015.12.16

Architecture's New Realities in a Virtual World

The Virtual Reality revolution we were promised in the early 1990s is happening now. If you're old enough to remember...

Noah Rollins and Higor Arruda 2015.12.14

Towards More Resilient Buildings

More resilient buildings are critical to ensuring the safety of our urban infrastructure. Rendering © Gensler In the...

Matt Severance 2015.12.01

The Future of Work

Anniversary milestones are often an ideal time to reflect on where we’ve been and to position ourselves for the future...

Janet Pogue McLaurin 2015.11.30

High Expectations

Adjustable height desks are growing more and more common. I started using one over a year ago on account of hip/hamstring...

Amie Keener 2015.11.20

More Inclusive Design

Architects and designers have a responsibility to ensure their designs are as inclusive and accommodating as possible...

Amy Pothier 2015.11.19

Microbrands: Think Small

Over the past 50 years, the practice of branding has undergone profound changes. From a contemporary vantage point, it’s...

Beth Novitsky 2015.11.18

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