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Workers Expect Significant Changes in the Office Upon Returning
Workers expect companies to make changes to the workplace, including increased social distancing, less workspace sharing, and greater mobility and...
Most People Want to Return to the Office — But They Expect Changes
We’ve proven we can easily and efficiently work from home. But we can’t effectively do all work activities from home. In fact, the workplace may be...
Work From Home Experiences Differ Across Generations
Younger generations of workers are less productive at home — and overall, less satisfied with the work from home experience, according to Gensler's...
Working From Home Reinforces the Benefits of the Office
Only 12% of U.S. workers want to work from home full-time, according to Gensler's U.S. Work From Home Survey 2020. The majority want to return to the...
Back to the Office
Informed by workplace strategy research, Gensler has created "Back to the Office: Return Strategies for the Workplace and Office Buildings," a...
Designing Government Offices for the Post-COVID Era
As we prepare to return to the workplace, whenever that happens, what should public agencies and departments be doing to prepare a workplace that can...
For Law Firms, COVID-19 Has Accelerated the Inevitable
The overnight shift to working from home is upending the model of how much real estate law firms really need.
What We Can Learn From the Energy Industry About Safety in the New Workplace
The energy industry's safety practices can be adopted by many to cultivate a culture that prioritizes safety and wellness.
How Should Office Buildings Change in a Post-Pandemic World?
For those who design and develop office buildings around the world, the current crisis has introduced a new challenge: Once we are cleared to return...
A Day in the Life: Going Back to Work in China
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, in China we are slowly experiencing the next step: going back to work. Here's what we learned during our return...
10 Considerations for Transitioning Back to Work in a Post-COVID-19 World
Real estate and facilities teams are challenged with implementing new ways of working that balance business continuity with employee safety.
Creating Data-Rich Workplaces to Detect and Curb Viral Transmission
Workplaces can be optimized to collect population data — like thermal screening — so agencies and companies can make better informed decisions to...
Understanding the Touchless Workplace
In the workplace, digital solutions and experience platforms have improved guest check-in, conference room booking, company communications...
How the Pandemic Can Lead to Better Public Meetings
Public meetings are the foundation of modern participatory democracy. So, what do we do when it’s dangerous or impossible to gather people in public...
Taking Care of Each Other in the Post-Pandemic Open Office
Once we return to the office, we’ll need to transpose our newly discovered sense of community accountability back into the workplace.
What Happens When We Return to the Workplace?
It’s not too early to start planning how we can return people to the workplace once the COVID-19 crisis ends.
Remote Working Offers an Opportunity to Experiment and Learn
As COVID-19 disrupts our lives, working from home is now a sudden reality. How can we apply the best practices and tools that make a...
Designing Office Building Lobbies to Respond to the Coronavirus
People spend up to one-third of their lives at work, many of them inside office buildings. If these buildings were proactively designed with features...
In the Face of the Coronavirus, Workplace Wellness is Key
Here are steps employers can take to keep workplaces safe and healthy.
Experiential Design is Changing the Rules of the Workplace
Client insights from Gensler Morristown's panel discussion on workplace performance.
Want Your Organization to be More Creative? Embrace these Four Workplace Strategies
Today, encouraging creativity is a must in every business, from law firms to banks to media companies. A creative culture can come from many factors...
The Benefits of Inadvertent Knowledge Transfer
We often learn by overhearing our peers and experiencing the consequences of their behavior — positive, negative, and everything in between — in real...
Is There Still a Difference Between Live, Work, and Play?
As our lives blend together, our spaces need to become more hybrid as well.
AI is Transforming Workplaces. What Does That Mean for Law Firms?
For law firms around the world, artificial intelligence could have seriously impactful possibilities that shape how legal services are delivered in...
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