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Research & Insight
Design Forecast identifies the trends and design strategies that are shaping the future with strategic advice, research, and projects across...
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...
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...
10 Considerations for Transitioning Back to Work in a Post-COVID-19 World
Here are 10 considerations, tools, and methodologies for creating a better workplace experience and attracting people back to the office in a...
Design Forecast focuses on design strategies that will define the future of the human experience. With strategic advice, research, and projects from...
How Are Companies and Employees Planning for the Future of the Office?
Amid a constantly evolving pandemic, how are companies and employees planning for a return to the office? Gensler's workplace survey research offers...
What’s Next for Developers Looking to Reposition Real Estate Assets
Developers are looking to make transformational investments to ensure their assets are future proof. So, what’s next for office building...
US Workplace Survey Winter 2021
Our U.S. Workplace Survey Winter 2021 uncovers what employees are expecting as the return to office begins — and how workplaces can adapt to...
Gensler City Pulse Survey Fall 2021
We surveyed residents in 15 global cities to understand their experiences as the pandemic continues and to explore implications for the future of the...
5 Trends CRE Leaders Can Use to Reimagine a New Workplace Reality
Here are five trends commercial real estate leaders are evaluating to drive business performance, innovation, and employee engagement.
The Case for Adaptive Reuse: How The Link Drives Sustainable Design Strategies in Downtown Denver
We transformed a 1960s-era telecom office tower into a creative, modern, mixed-use office building at a fraction of the embodied carbon cost compared...
The Fifth Façade: Rethinking Urban Rooftops for the Post-Pandemic Office Building
Rather than being a sign of exclusivity, rooftop spaces are becoming one of the biggest opportunities in real estate development and an essential...
Gensler Voices: Lily Diego, Gensler Detroit
We sat down with Lily Diego, design director, Gensler Detroit, to ask her about her career path and the impact that design and architecture can have...
Climate Action Through Design
Addressing the built environment’s impact on climate change is both a moral and business imperative. At Gensler, our goal is to make all the...
Designing Schools for Equity and Engagement
To design the equitable and engaging post-pandemic school, we looked to three recent projects that exemplify the ideas of connectivity, adaptability...
Wellness Design at the Intersection of Equity and Sustainability
Enhancing the wellness for the future of our cities requires a twofold approach — creating more equitable and accessible spaces across underserved...
Ford Reimagines Detroit’s Oldest Neighborhood for an Evolving Workforce
Ford’s Book Depository in Detroit will bring together innovators, entrepreneurs, emerging technology companies, and employees to develop, test, and...
Here’s How Developers Can Reposition Office Buildings for the Future
With so much square footage currently sitting empty in urban centers, we know that the future must be community-oriented, and existing office...
Community Impact Is a Key Strategy in Returning to the Office
Community impact has the potential for positive, long-lasting benefits on our workforce and our culture.
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.
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.
Experiential Design is Changing the Rules of the Workplace
Client insights from Gensler Morristown's panel discussion on workplace performance.
Design Forecast Detroit: Shaping the Future of Cities
Gensler’s Detroit office hosted a discussion on urban innovations and their impact on the future of a mobile, connected, and inclusive Detroit.
10 Key Design Interventions for a Healthier, Happier, and More Productive Workplace
Healthy, happier people are more productive, more likely to collaborate, and more likely to innovate in ways that benefit the bottom line.
Urbanism and the Pursuit of Happiness
Cities are magnets for those who seek better jobs, opportunities, and more diverse communities. But does city life make us happy? We look at some of...
Polycentric Cities: The Future of Sustainable Urban Growth
As we approach a new normal for urban density, the cities that are best positioned for the future are evolving along a decentralized, multi-nodal...
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.