One of the biggest challenges for those in charge of designing new schools, colleges and universities is in anticipating change and accommodating a wide variety of individual and collaborative learning styles.
Average desk occupancy in the UK is just less than 60%. That equates to four and a half hours each day with desks sat empty.
Educators have a wide range of resources at their disposal, many of which celebrate all that is positive about the digital age.
Today’s workplace is generationally diverse. Thanks to extended retirement ages and the increase in knowledge economy jobs, we are working for longer and so people in their 60s and 70s are working alongside new university graduates.
Every people-centric business should have a basecamp. For decades we thought of the ‘office’ as our only place of work, the place where you had to go in order for work to be done.
Much of the conversation about on-shoring, off-shoring or north-shoring in the professional services sector is about finding more cost effective ways to offer the same products and services.
Space is one of the major assets of an educational establishment and as budgetary pressures increase and the need to ‘achieve more with less’ in order to compete takes hold, one key question remains unanswered.
The only constant in workplace design is evolution. As technology develops our workplace behaviours and the relationship between people and space do the same.