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Unveiling Global Workplace Comparison: Building the Future of Work in APAC
Gensler’s workplace leaders from across our APAC and Greater China offices delve into core conversations on the future of work in Japan, India...
Gensler Voices: Nupur Shah on Defying Expectations
We sat down with Nupur Shah, senior designer, Gensler Bangalore, to ask her about how her unconventional career shift from healthcare to design has...
Design Forecast identifies trends and design strategies that are shaping the future with strategic advice, research, and projects across Gensler’s 29...
Are People the New Workplace Amenity?
Being with people may be the new workplace amenity — and a compelling reason to draw people back to the office for those that haven’t returned.
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...
Lessons From India: 4 Interventions to Inform the Future Workplace
Gensler’s India Return to Work Survey 2021 reveals that workers in India are embracing a hybrid work model — but they face unique challenges and...
India Workplace Survey 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic has altered the way we work. As Indian office workers look to the future, how will the office factor into new ways of working?
Gensler’s Design Forecast 2021 explores design strategies for a post-COVID world, offering trends, insights, and practical advice our clients and...
What Matters Most for Hospitality in Asia Pacific and the Middle East?
These are difficult times, but travel will resume and we recognize that great hotels not only anticipate market changes, but they are also able to...
Why Today’s Universities Need to Be Global Institutions
How can universities mitigate a potential downturn? The answer is transnational education.
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...
Sharing Our Work-From-Home Experience in Asia Pacific and the Middle East
After Gensler staff members in the Asia Pacific and Middle East region began working from home, we launched a survey to assess our people’s...
Impact by Design 2020
In Impact by Design 2020, Gensler introduces Strategies for Climate Resilience to improve the impact on climate change in the built environment.
Brand Experiences Must Be Human Experiences
We’re telling different stories today — stories of isolation, but also of newfound connection.
Understanding the Touchless Workplace
In the workplace, digital solutions and experience platforms have improved guest check-in, conference room booking, company communications...
Redesigning Mixed-Use Environments for a Post-Pandemic World
What will mixed-use and public places look like after this pandemic?
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.
Cities and the Public Health: Our New Challenge in Urban Planning
Dense cities remain our best bet for providing opportunities and connections — if they’re designed to support residents’ wellness.
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.
Redefining Wellness in the Face of Pandemic
The COVID-19 crisis is causing us to redefine all our work around the concept of wellness and re-examine the importance of resilience.
How to Build Culture
in a Virtual World
As COVID-19 causes the world to rethink the communal workplace, for businesses it’s also a philosophical and emotional assault on company culture.
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...
Dialogue 35: TRANSFORMING
THE URBAN EXPERIENCE
TRANSFORMING THE URBAN EXPERIENCE THROUGH DESIGN As cities continue to grow, designers are stepping in to create experiences that connect people to...
The New Shape of Retail Around the World
Across the globe, consumers’ tastes vary, but universally, they expect more from their retail environments than just a place to shop.
Today's Travelers Are Looking for All New Hotel Experiences
Hotels are appealing to next-gen travelers with boutique brands, coworking spaces, and multimodal lobbies.
Is There Still a Difference Between Live, Work, and Play?
As our lives blend together, our spaces need to become more hybrid as well.
Design Forecast presents a comprehensive look at design around the globe, with over 100 pages of insights, research and industry trends. Register...
Dialogue 34: How Workplace
is Shaping the
Future of Cities
HOW WORKPLACE IS SHAPING THE FUTURE OF CITIES No experience shapes people’s lives more than work. From incubating new ideas to addressing climate...
Climate Change Solutions for Workplace Design
Buildings contribute 40% of global greenhouse gas emissions. We have an opportunity to make a big impact.
5 Amenities That Are Worth the Investment
Data and insights from the Gensler Research Institute find that amenities that support effective work habits are crucial to an office’s overall...
Giving Talent What They Want
Organizations are attracting the best talent by creating workplaces that boost innovation with great work experiences.
Dialogue 33: DESIGNING
DESIGNING CITIES FOR PEOPLE No matter how you look at cities, people are always at the center. For that reason, we believe that human experience is...
Focus On: Affordable Housing
As cities grow, there’s an urgent need to provide residents with housing they can afford.
Designing the Cities of the Future
Modern cities can be built on time-honored principles and shaped by regional culture and local values, as demonstrated at Msheireb Downtown Doha.
AND THE FUTURE
In this issue of Dialogue, we focus on the lifestyle sector and explore the role of convergence, experience, and placemaking in reshaping cities...
The Gensler Experience Index: Hospitality
Design is a key differentiator between a good experience and a great one.
The Gensler Experience Index: Retail
Design is the “X factor” that engages people and keeps them coming back.
ONE SIZE DOES
NOT FIT ALL
By optimizing human potential, the most sought-after workplaces will attract talent, stimulate innovation, and yield the most successful business...
The Evolution of Workplace in India
Investigating changes in the Indian workplace alongside its cultural, political, and economic history.
Asia Workplace Survey 2016
As Asian companies focus on competitiveness in a global market, they must explore a new, more balanced workplace identity to help them differentiate.
Brands Go Global
Why do some brands thrive in new markets while others fall flat? An understanding of local context and an openness to experimentation are necessary...
World of Leisure: Asia + Australia
Two continents’ worth of urban markets, some just emerging and others long established—with this diversity come fast-evolving, locally nuanced ideas...
Shopping the Globe: Bangalore
Did you know that India is the world’s largest democratic nation? That over 40% of the world’s under-25-year-old population lives in India? And that...
Shopping the Globe: Bangalore – A Sneak Preview
The retail market in India has been making headlines lately. Walmart is slowing its expansion. Tesco is ramping up. The middle class is growing. The...
Do They Know You in Bangalore?
This blog post was originally published in HOTELS Magazine. I recall a quote from Teddy Roosevelt that seems to resonate with me. He said, “The most...