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How We're Innovating to Create Housing for All
To respond to the global need for more housing — and more affordable housing — we’re exploring ideas that include co-living spaces, senior living...
Design Forecast Houston: Our Role in Our City’s Future Experience
Gensler Houston hosted a panel to discuss topics ranging from mobility, to climate change, and the future of livability in Houston.
Transforming Walmart’s Home Office in Bentonville
The world’s largest retailer’s new home office delivers more than just top amenities and appealing aesthetics. It’s a connected and sustainable...
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...
Houston's ByDesign Group Explores Local Ideas for the Future of Cities
A group of young architects and designers at Gensler Houston are proposing big, bold ideas for the future of their city and beyond.
The Water Is Rising
With thoughtful resilience strategies, coastal cities can be part of the solution to deal with climate change.
The Gensler Experience Index: Hospitality
Design is a key differentiator between a good experience and a great one.
But First, Let Me Take a Selfie: Designing Sharable Moments
Selfies. Photo-ops. Instagram walls. We’ve all heard of these moments and have been on the lookout for opportunities in our everyday experiences. As...
Why Climate Action Is a Business Imperative
Banfield Pet Hospital. / Ryan Gobuty. This post is part of a series in which we look at the critical role that the architecture and design play in...
Impact through Design
Investigating opportunities to mitigate climate change through design and architecture.
Dialogue 29: The Place of Leisure in the Flow of Life
Leisure is part of the flow of lives we improvise amid online prompts and the push and pull of real places and experiences. Issue 29 looks at how...
The design of the built environment plays a crucial role in mitigating climate change. Gensler signed the landmark Paris Pledge at COP21, to mark our...
Dialogue 28: The Why and How of the New Workplace
As work blends with life, people give more value to experience. Both cities and work settings are being reshaped as a result.
Roundtable: Work in 2025
How will the world of 2025 impact work and the workplace? Four experts in demographics, economics, transportation, and technology share what they...
New pressures on their teams are leading organizations to offer balanced and flexible work settings that adapt to rapid change.
Dialogue 27: The transformation of community life
Experience is the new measure of community – not just how well it works, but also how good it feels.
Healthcare’s Future: Medicine With You in Mind
A revolution in healthcare is under way. This reflects a growing ability to leverage digital connectivity to gather, consolidate and analyze health...
Dialogue 26: Experiencing a world of leisure, one city at a time
Leisure speaks in the language of its city and culture, with a spirit that brings it alive, authentically of its place.
World of Leisure:
North America — The Center
North America’s still a huge market for leisure—entertainment, retail, hospitality and mixed use. But the form leisure takes reflects local and...
Dialogue 25: Work and the Metropolis
Whatever its location, work today reflects the urbanity of the city. There’s an expectation for vitality, amenity, and spontaneity that gives an edge...
Dialogue 24: Communities in the Future Tense
The fields people enter today and the jobs they take are often completely new. This is why interdisciplinary is the norm at schools and universities...
Dialogue 23: How leisure grabs us with experience
There’s an app for “walkability.” As our smartphones make us more aware of what’s around us, they’re changing how we use our cities. Unraveling the...
Reimagining Cities / Year 1: Redefining the Town Square
Can the town square be relevant in the 21st century? We can improve our cities by creating vibrant town squares that celebrate urban space and...
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