Office design today calls for less space dedicated to an individual worker and more space utilized for collaborative tasks. Gone are the high-walled cubicles of the past. The wide availability of reliable Wi-Fi connections combined with the use of laptops, tablets and smartphones mean more work is getting done outside of a cubicle. Today we see more flexible meeting spaces with easily adjustable furniture. White boards to scribble on during meetings are common throughout a workspace to foster creativity and productivity. Our design team will work with you to imagine, create and implement the workplaces of today and tomorrow.
What can thoughtful design and the right furniture selection accomplish? You never get a second chance to make a good first impression and thoughtful design can help ensure the proper first impression is created and sustained. Ideally, that message is one that conveys welcoming, caring, compassion, commitment to patient well-being and where stress is relieved and families are accommodated. Our design team will: Ensure flexibility to allow your facility to keep up with rapid changes in needs and technologies; Design immediate access to the right supplies and equipment; Plan for efficiency in the distance staff travels and Create a continuous line of sight throughout departments. Finishes, signage, and artwork will be carefully selected, well-coordinated, and integrated. Our focus is on increasing the performance of your facility.
Whether renovating or building a new space, government entities need to ensure office space allocation is based upon a consistent and equal standards while redeveloping new standards in order to address how office environments have evolved over the past two decades. The challenge is to optimize the functionality of spaces but within a cost-effective approach by providing suitable office accommodations to the departments and staff. The new standards need to take into account flexibility and sustainability to adapt easily to changes to programs and staff. By adopting universal office and workstation footprints comprised of standardized components, it allows more flexibility in an installation without non-standardized products. Our design team can assist in the creation and implementation of standardized programs to help transform the property into a strategic asset.
Educational facilities are becoming increasingly specialized. Emphasis on active learning, formative assessment, social engagement and mobility are trending and forcing us to rethink traditional educational patterns and spatial relationships. The focus on learning rather than teaching allows us to reevaluate classrooms and to consider informal learning spaces for learning. If learning is not confined to scheduled classroom spaces and times, the whole building or campus then becomes an effective learning space anywhere and at any time. Design of the right spaces is becoming even more important as schools and institutions increasingly compete for students and funding. Factors such as the availability of food and drink, comfortable chairs, and furniture that supports a variety of learning activities are emerging as critical in the design of learning spaces. Our design team will work with you to rethink the use, design, and location of your learning spaces.