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Gensler’s Design Forecast 2021 explores design strategies for a post-COVID world, offering trends, insights, and practical advice our clients and...
Re-Entry for Retailers: Returning to the Store
Retailers can start formulating a plan for re-entry that meets consumers' new expectations of the marketplace.
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.
Digital and Virtual Connections Have Quickly Become a Brand’s Livelihood
In this time of social distancing, brands are finding new ways to authentically connect with their audiences through digital and virtual experiences.
Designing Healthcare for Surge Capacity
We need health and wellness systems that continue to give people more choice and we need those systems to flex and respond to pandemics like COVID-19.
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...
Experiential Design is Changing the Rules of the Workplace
Client insights from Gensler Morristown's panel discussion on workplace performance.
Developing the World's Tallest Net Zero Timber Building with Sidewalk Labs
Working with Sidewalk Labs and a network of engineers, environmental specialists, and other partners, we have collectively spent the past year...
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.
Design Forecast Cascadia: The Future of Human Experience
Gensler’s Seattle, Portland, and Vancouver offices hosted a conversation on why human connection and experience will be the driving forces behind...
Is There Still a Difference Between Live, Work, and Play?
As our lives blend together, our spaces need to become more hybrid as well.
Adaptive Reuse Strategies for a Net-Zero Future
Here are 3 successful examples of when developers chose adaptive reuse strategies over new builds.
Emotional Security in the Workplace
A new white paper from the Gensler Research Institute found
that creating an environment where employees feel empowered to take risks, ask questions...
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.
Data and the Intelligent Workplace
As the building blocks of smart cities, intelligent workplaces combine data and design to help people work smarter.
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.
The New Shape of Building Design
The New Shape of Building Design
By providing things like large open floor plates, indoor-outdoor transitions, open sightlines, and bridges and stairs between floors, designers can...
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...
Urban Strategies for Coastal Resilience
Addressing sea level rise and major storms threats in vulnerable cities.
Micromobility, Third Lanes, and Tomorrow’s Streetscapes
From scooters to e-bikes, new modes of mobility are starting to reshape our streets.
Smart Cities Should Be Human Cities
A layer of technology isn’t what makes a city “smart.” The tech must be used for purpose — seeking to bring the living, breathing, urban citizen a...
Social Design, Creative Spaces, and the Future of Healthcare
From drop-in clinics to virtual visits, healthcare has become more convenient and accessible.
Academic Incubators Are Seeding a New Wave of Innovation
Academic incubators are becoming engines for new economies, knowledge networks, and R&D.
The Water Is Rising
With thoughtful resilience strategies, coastal cities can be part of the solution to deal with climate change.
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...
Placemaking and the art of Mixed Use
As more people turn to technology for their daily transactions, designers of mixed-use developments are focusing on placemaking to deliver meaningful...
The Gensler Experience Index: Hospitality
Design is a key differentiator between a good experience and a great one.
Hospitality with a Human Touch
Hotels are embracing authenticity, curation, and personalization to attract guests.
Quick Take: Beth Novitsky on Brands and the Promise of Experience
Today’s consumers expect easy access to anything, regardless of where they are or what time it is. We sat down with Gensler’s Beth Novitsky to talk...
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...
What's Old is New Again: Circumnavigating the Circular Economy
After conducting research using our own offices as case studies and analyzing the current client interest in the circular economy, we tracked the...
Introducing the Gensler Experience Index
The Gensler Experience Index
is the result of a multi-year research effort to identify and quantify the factors of design that impact the human...
Are Law Firms Ready to Work Remotely?
The legal industry and most other industries are reshaping their workplaces. The most innovative of the bunch are taking less space and collaborating...