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The UnOffice: Workplaces for More Than Productivity
The next evolution of the workplace should be designed for hybrid work, embracing both productivity and unproductivity.
AI Is Already Changing Hospitality. Here’s How.
From optimizing energy efficiency to hotel operations, AI is revolutionizing the hospitality industry in ways that are delightful and profound.
Rethinking Engagement: Strategies for Immersive Design
How can we drive and sustain meaningful engagement between our clients’ spaces and their employees, partners, and customers? Immersive experiences...
Younger Generations Work Differently. What Does This Mean for the Future Workplace?
It is crucial to understand generational differences to support a productive and engaged workforce.
Trends to Watch Shaping the Future of Urban Mobility
Gensler’s research, planning, and transportation experts discuss how residents’ mobility experiences, opinions, and preferences are shaping how...
Building Buzz: Strategies for Energizing the Workplace
How do you design for “buzz” in the workplace — that intangible phenomenon that bridges the anticipation of coming into work with the experience once...
From College Playoffs to the Super Bowl: How Can We Reimagine Live Sports Experiences?
As sports fans journey back to stadiums and arenas, what are their new expectations for game day experiences? Gensler’s Sports Experience Survey...
10 Spaces That Are No Longer Optional to Create a Great Workplace Experience
What amenities can bring people back to the office? Here are 10 spaces that have the greatest impact on workplace effectiveness and experience.
Design Forecast identifies trends and design strategies that are shaping the future with strategic advice, research, and projects across Gensler’s 29...
Trends to Watch: The Future of Cities Relies on Multiuse Districts
As cities undergo massive transformation, Gensler’s Mixed Use & Retail Centers leader and Cities Research leader discuss what’s next for the future...
City Pulse 2022: Urban Mobility Report
We surveyed residents across 30 cities around the world to understand their mobility experiences, preferences for urban transportation, and opinions...
U.S. Workplace Survey 2022
The future of the office is about creating the right experiences. Beyond collaboration, employees want the office to be a great place to get work...
Fifth + Tillery
Fifth + Tillery, a warehouse converted into a multi-tenant office building, creates a draw for creative tenants in Austin via a high-performance...
Climate Action Through Design
Our Climate Action Through Design Report presents solutions for transforming the built environment to achieve a net zero carbon impact across our...
A Future Vision of Workplace Metrics
New sources of data and workplace analytic tools will help us assess a “people-centric” workplace, using organizational outcomes as workplace...
Together, EVs, AVs, and Multimodal Transportation Will Create More Vibrant Cities
We want the act of moving around our cities and communities to be convenient, quick, clean, accessible, and inclusive. So what does that look like...
What Sports Venues Must Do to Be Tomorrow’s Cultural and Economic Anchors
We will soon see sports and entertainment venues designed to be seamlessly integrated into districts. For both renovations and new venues...
Why It’s Time to Demand More From Our Workplace Experience
Here are 10 considerations for reimagining the workplace to deliver more from technology, be bold on resilience, and enhance our humanity, health...
How to Design Practice Facilities Centered on Athletes’ Mental Health
Modern sports training facilities and performance centers are emphasizing supporting spaces focused on mental health, a key factor in an athlete’s...
5 Ways ESG Can Influence Design and Create Opportunities
Here’s how we’re expanding our understanding of ESG metrics so we can tangibly quantify the positive impacts design innovations can bring.
A Framework for Fostering Climate Resilience and Preparedness in the Built Environment
Within Gensler's U.S. Climate Action Survey 2022, we introduce a new roadmap for climate action through design that is anchored by four pillars...
Mixed Use, Public Space, and the Future of Central Business Districts
With an influx of people to the suburbs and hybrid work here to stay, how do Central Business Districts reinvent themselves? Our research sheds light...
Designing an Innovation District for the City of Austin
Austin’s Innovation District unites education, entertainment, leisure, and sports. This type of urban, mixed-use center brings in new business and...
Q2 Stadium Celebrates Austin’s Local Roots With a Unique Stadium Design
Austin's Q2 Stadium is more than a stadium — it's a 365-day destination and community asset that capitalizes on the city’s cultural heritage, natural...