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Designing for Focus Work: The Power of Physical Space
You can’t design a better workplace without first understanding how people work. That’s why we decided to put things to the test in a firm-wide experiment on focus work. The goal? Better understand how employees’ brains function most optimally—and how strategic design can help our clients achieve unparalleled productivity. Read on for our findings. Nearly [...]Read More
Placemaking + The Art of Connected Communities
Nestled in the mountain town of Roanoke, Virginia, is a four-story converted warehouse just off a busy industrial corridor. Called The Lofts at West Station 2, it’s a 100-year-old building packed with immense character, having once served as a feed manufacturing warehouse. But it’s the future of this building—and its surrounding neighborhood as a holistic [...]Read More