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Make Your Workplace Data Work for You: Keys for Data-Informed Strategies.
Integrated Workplace Management is less about a single software system and more about integrating relevant tools and datasets at the right time to...
Comparing BOMA 2010 and 2017 Office Standards
This fall, the Building Owners and Managers Association International (BOMA) will release the latest version of its Office Standard, which provides a...
Our annual look at what’s ahead for design examines how we’ll live, work and play a decade out – in the cities of 2025.
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...
Using Data to Build a Case for Change
According to BOMA’s 2015 Office Experience Exchange Report, the average cost of unused space in the U.S. is $25 per square foot or more. Imagine...
Capturing Utilization and Activity Data in the Workplace
Post two of three (See post one here) “What’s our utilization rate?” If you work in corporate real estate, you’ve likely asked or been asked...
Cost Versus Value in Corporate Real Estate
Supplementing utilization data with activity data represents both the cost and value of corporate real estate. As more companies move from dedicated...
The Sharing Economy of Design
Once upon a time, design was cut-and-dried. Need a logo? Done. Need an interior space? Done. Problems were approached in an extremely client centric...
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...
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.
Software Shouldn’t Dictate Process
Gensler’s La Crosse office has created Profection (TM), a web-based, configurable project information management application that helps clients...
Our 2015 Design Forecast highlights the industry trends that will shape design in the year ahead. They reflect six big topics – urbanization...
Work in the City: Polycentric Cities
Gensler New York's The Guild. In a recent Financial Times article, Kate Allen chronicles the rush back into urban centers from the suburbs built a...
Lessons Learned in Program Management
After years of working with programs that span the globe, Mark Thole has learned from experience what it takes to launch and manage a successful...
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...
How Big is My Building
Gensler’s new BOMA standard identification tool In 1915 Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) International introduced a building...
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...
Two recent Gensler research initiatives have harnessed the crowdsourced power of multiple cultural, geographic, and practice-area perspectives on the...
Our 2014 Design Forecast highlights the trends that will shape design in the coming decade. They reflect six big topics – workplace, wellness...
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...
Leisure & Lifestyle
We now live in at least two places at once. Plugged into smart devices, we interact with others in volleys of brief text, photos and films taken with...
Design that is informed, purposeful, innovative and compelling requires the rigorous engagement of our clients’ business drivers. This goes to the...