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5 Strategies for Heat Resilient Design
Here are five strategies we need to embrace to create heat resilient design solutions for the coming years.
The EV Revolution — And Why Charging Stations Are So Critical
Gensler’s mobility and aviation experts discuss what’s next for electric vehicles, EV charging stations, and more.
Office-to-Residential Conversions: Mandates, Myths, and Possibilities
Experts weigh the opportunities, myths, and challenges of converting increasingly vacant office buildings into much needed housing.
Fixed Base Operators: A Gateway to eVTOL Takeoff
The Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) and electric Vertical Takeoff and Landing (eVTOL) revolution is already here. See how eVTOL is taking off.
What Two Leading Edge Venues Reveal About the Future of College Sports
Sports venues must go beyond game day and do more for the team, the campus community, and the general public by identifying year-round use.
The Future of Sports Venues Is About Creating Vibrant, Multiuse Districts
Gensler’s Director of Sports explains why integrating sports venues into the urban fabric can generate revenue and create live-work-play communities.
How Civic Architecture Can Strengthen Our Social Fabric
The design of our civic buildings and public spaces can influence our personal and societal health.
Baseball Is Changing. Here’s How Cities Could Change With It.
As the future of downtowns evolves and baseball continues to grow, here are five ideas for how ballparks and urban districts could improve.
Evolution of the Legal Workplace
To bring people back to the office, law firms and other high-performing companies need to intentionally plan their workplaces for collaboration...
5 Conversations That Define 2023’s Evolving Workplace
Here are five design trends emerging as key drivers for the future workplace.
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 Attainable Housing
Gensler Residential Leader Kelly Farrell discusses attainable housing trends and potential solutions.
Designing Innovative Pathways to Affordable Housing in Los Angeles
Gensler's Roger Sherman discusses affordable housing pathways, multigenerational living, co-living solutions, and more.
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...
Housing Affordability and Homelessness in Los Angeles: A Conversation With Roger Sherman
Gensler’s Roger Sherman discusses housing affordability, homelessness, and innovative solutions for reform.
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...
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: What’s Next for the Future of Workplace and Workplace Design
Clients are experimenting with hybrid work, policies changes, spatial needs, and how to create a workplace that supports what workers need. Here’s...
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...
What the Rise of Micromobility Means for the Future of Cities
One trend that emerged from Gensler’s survey of 15,000 residents in 30 cities may change how we navigate urban life: micromobility is more popular...
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...
Empathy, Embracing Differences, and the Power of Good Listening: A Conversation with Susan Lai
We sat down with Gensler’s Susan Lai to discuss Candid Conversations, a recurring gathering, to celebrate the diversity of Gensler’s people and their...
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...
Using Design to Improve the Transit Experience for Los Angeles Metro
Gensler teamed with LA Metro to create a series of innovative Integrated Station Design Solutions to improve the overall transit experience.
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.
4 Strategies for Amplifying Health and Well-being in Residence Halls
Gensler’s design for an on-campus housing project for CSULB takes a holistic approach to sustainability, focusing on student health, well-being, and...
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...
3 Key Strategies to Build Your Brand and Culture in a Reimagined Future
Here are three key drivers of change and areas of focus for brands to reset and realign with people’s needs in a changing world.
Why Designing for Climate Action and Sustainability Is an Imperative
We sat down with the global leaders of Gensler’s Climate Action & Sustainability practice to discuss what’s next for climate action and sustainable...
Net Zero Design Is the Key to Building a Resilient, Post-Pandemic Future
As we re-envision the way that buildings, developments, and even cities promote health, we must reimagine how the built environment supports the...
Modular by Design: The Promise of Prefab for Expressive Design
Designers are pushing the perceived limits of modular construction to build efficiently and safely while preserving time, cost, and materials...
Innovation Districts, Affinity Districts, and the City of the Future
There is a spectrum of innovation happening within cities because of market changes, behaviors around COVID, and technological innovation. Here's a...
The Key Elements of Successful Innovation Districts
What are the core fundamentals of innovation districts, and what makes them successful? People, place, and partnerships are key.
The Trends Shaping the Future of Hospitality
What are the biggest trends impacting hotel operators in the next five years? Gensler Hospitality Leader Tom Ito discusses what’s next for...
The Future of ESG in Architecture
A team at Gensler is changing the challenge of measuring the impact of ESG goals by developing design guidance and strategy to add clarity and...
Learning From Home: 3 Key Lessons for the Future of PreK-12 Learning
How can the experience of working, parenting, teaching, and learning from home inform opportunities for future learning environments? Here are three...
4 Key Insights Shaping the Future of Innovation Districts
What are the core fundamentals of how innovation districts work, and how is the industry changing as a result of COVID and market dynamics? Here are...
3 Urban Planning Trends That Will Shape How We Live in the Endemic-COVID Era
Planners and strategists will play a key role in developing better, more targeted, community-oriented design solutions. Here are three trends that...
The Future of Live Music Venues
After analyzing pre-COVID trends, the industry’s pandemic response, and projections of post-vaccine preferences, we’ve identified six design and...
4 Ways Electric Mobility Will Reshape Our Cities
In the past few years, we've hit a tipping point for electric mobility. But the real game-changing story is largely being overlooked: electric...
Designing a Black-Owned Gallery to Elevate Artists of Color
At Gallery 90220, a new Black-owned art space in South L.A., Gensler's designers leveraged the power of design to literally create a platform to...
CitySpace: Gensler’s Uber Elevate Skyport Concept Reimagines the Future of Cities
The future of cities relies on designers to consider mobility, human experience, climate change, connected cities, and social impact. Gensler’s...
Building a Bridge for L.A.'s Homeless Population
An emergency housing program provides critical interim housing for Los Angeles’ homeless.