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Healthcare Facilities | Gensler Jul 15, 2019

Hospitals are moving into their communities

Below are five strategies to improve access and patient experience.

Airports | Gensler May 20, 2019

How the Internet of Things will transform airport environments

Connected devices and their wealth of data have led to significant improvements in operational efficiency and passenger experience in airports.

| Gensler Apr 30, 2019

How open is too open for you office?

Our data reveal what is truly going on in the current workplace, with insights on how workplace design can deliver new value to organizations.

Office Buildings | Gensler Apr 8, 2019

It’s time for office amenities to get to work

Amenities with the greatest impact on effectiveness and experience are those that directly support the work needs of individual employees and their teams. 

Sustainability | Gensler Nov 5, 2018

How the built environment can help the climate crisis

Our buildings and cities will have to experiment with new climate responsive forms, and in many cases, the built environment will require dramatic shifts to achieve true resilience and continue working towards a carbon-neutral society.

Sustainability | Gensler Oct 3, 2018

Introducing sustainable design early leads to more resilient projects

Many companies are influenced by the misconception that only some projects can qualify as sustainable.

Retail Centers | Gensler Sep 17, 2018

Iteration vs disruption: Designing for a great customer experience

One way to solve for the future is to disrupt the expected.

Office Buildings | Gensler Aug 27, 2018

The open office isn't dead

The degree of open or enclosed doesn't matter in high-performing work environments. If the space is designed to function well, all individual space types are rated as equally effective.

Energy | Gensler Aug 6, 2018

Will California lead the way to energy independence?

The architecture, engineering, and construction industry will have to make major adjustments in the years ahead now that many state, city and local governments are getting serious about creating a carbon neutral buildings sector.

Office Buildings | Gensler Jul 18, 2018

A day in the life of an ‘agile worker’

When our Gensler La Crosse office relocated last year, we leveraged the opportunity to support an agile workplace strategy (aka, no assigned seating). Here’s what I’ve experienced firsthand.


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