Mecklenburg County Land Use Environmental Service Agency, Charlotte, NC, Image © Gensler.
Architects | December 01, 2016 | GenslerOn Bob Peck
Government work settings ranked the lowest in their effectiveness across the four work modes: focus (individual) work, collaboration, socializing (inf...
The Washington Post's nerve center. Image © Garrett Rowland.
Office Building Design | November 14, 2016 | GenslerOn Sumita Arora, Co-Leader of Gensler’s Global Media Practice
The converged environment is a live-streaming workplace, a zone where news and content flow continuously and speed to market is everything.
Costa Rica Convention Center. Image © Gensler
Building Team | November 07, 2016 | GenslerOn Lorraine Francis, AIA, LEED AP BD+C
Biomimicry takes inspiration from nature’s form, processes, and ecosystems to solve human problems. This design method, which incorporates lessons lea...
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Architects | October 14, 2016 | GenslerOn Martin Gollwitzer
As technology continues to evolve, we have to simultaneously adapt and help our clients think beyond the short term, writes Gensler's Martin Gollwitze...
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Office Building Design | September 30, 2016 | GenslerOn Lena Kitson + Kimberly Foster
No matter how lavish the amenities, they’ll prove ineffective in making any kind of positive impact if they don’t align to a company’s culture and the...
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Architects | September 19, 2016 | GenslerOn Diane Hoskins
Over the past 100 years, how we work has changed dramatically, and these changes have impacted workplace design.
City Point Brooklyn - Food Hall Study images.
Architects | September 13, 2016 | GenslerOn Toshi Kasai, Design Director, Hospitality Architecture, Gensler
Food halls have not only become an economical solution for restauranteurs and chefs experiencing skyrocketing retail prices and rents in large cities,...
Westin Hotel and Transit Center at Denver International Airport. Rendering Courtesy of Gensler.
Hotel Facilities | August 02, 2016 | GenslerOn Lisa Kong
Millennials’ desire for authentic experiences has been the catalyst for a refresh of most brand standards, writes Gensler's Lisa Kong
Prezi office in San Francisco. Photo: © Michael Townsend, via Gensler
Designers | July 21, 2016 | GenslerOn Katie Rodrigues
Gensler Design Strategist Katie Rodrigues talks about how the design community can support emerging and startup clients.
The new University of Kansas School of Business building marks a departure from the traditional design model – and, thus, the traditional approach to learning – focusing on innovation, serendipity, and being “future ready.” Image: Gensler.
Higher Education | June 30, 2016 | GenslerOn David Broz
Academic incubators that bridge school and the workplace are transforming design in higher education. Gensler's David Broz offers 10 ways colleges can...
Cozy hideouts support an emerging work mode that's proving critical to helping workers recharge their batteries. Image © Garrett Rowland. Click here to enlarge
Office Building Design | June 07, 2016 | GenslerOn Penny Lewis
Workspaces are geared toward socializing and collaboration, but people need quiet, calm places where they can sit alone and focus. Gensler's Penny Lew...
Bathrooms in hotels, restrooms and even airports tend to carry a touch of class that bathrooms in corporate offices so often lack. Pictured: a ladies room in SFO Terminal 2. Image: Bruce Damonte, courtesy Gensler.
Industry Research | May 11, 2016 | GenslerOn Johnathan Sandler
Despite their importance, bathrooms are often overlooked when it comes to building design. Gensler's Johnathan Sandler spoke with people in the indust...
Concept Sketch, Syracuse University, S. I. Newhouse School of Public Communications Renovation. All images courtesy Gensler
Architects | March 29, 2016 | GenslerOn Alex Fernández
Hand-drawn concepts allow ideas to emerge and build stronger connections between the design and the audience, as Gensler Principal and Design Director...
Museums such as the Cooper-Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum are exploring new ways to engage with audiences by investing in technologies to make the experience more interactive. Photo courtesy Gensler
Cultural Facilities | March 03, 2016 | GenslerOn Marina Bianchi
Digital technologies are opening up new dimensions of the museum experience and turning passive audiences into active content generators, as Gensler's...
Urban Planning | January 19, 2016 | GenslerOn Peter Weingarten
While cities are creating new jobs and attracting new residents, there are warning signs that suggest this current urban boom lacks the necessary sust...
Uptown Station in Oakland provides amenities in a common paseo at the ground floor, where all tenants and the public can pass through, creating a vibrant and active place. Rendering: Steelblue
Office Building Design | January 11, 2016 | GenslerOn Ben Tranel
The new work environment, settings which blur the line between work and life, is inspired by cities and the attributes that all great urban environmen...
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Office Building Design | December 23, 2015 | GenslerOn Johnathan Sandler
Gensler's Johnathan Sandler discusses efficient alternatives to dull, wasteful workplace meetings.
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Architects | December 17, 2015 | GenslerOn Joan Meyers
While utilization is an important metric to inform how frequently a space is used, it’s important to consider activity data.
Virtual reality—devices that block out the external world and present the user with a wholly fabricated visual experience—can be useful to architects and designers. Photo: Nan Palmero/Creative Commons
Gensler's Alan Robles examines a few ways VR and AR could create value for architecture and design professionals.
Why work on a desktop PC when you can work on a mobile device? Image © Gensler
Office Building Design | October 16, 2015 | GenslerOn Philip Tidd
The rapid growth of mobile technologies threatens to push the desktop PC into extinction. When this happens, the most pertinent question for workplace...
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Architects | September 21, 2015 | GenslerOn Pamela Delphenich, FAIA
For campus planning, focus typically falls on repairing the bricks and mortar without consideration of program priorities. Gensler's Pamela Delphenich...
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Healthcare Facilities | August 18, 2015 | GenslerOn Tama Duffy Day, GenslerOn
Flip the Clinic is a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation project invented to transform the patient-clinician experience. In their language, “flips” are act...
University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Nebraska Innovation Studio, Phase 1 completion August 2015. Rendering: Gensler
BIM and Information Technology | July 21, 2015 | GenslerOn Kenneth I. Fisher and Keller Roughton
Gensler's Kenneth Fisher and Keller Roughton highlight recent maker space projects at MIT and the University of Nebraska that provide just the right m...
NEW INC, the New Museum's incubator. Image © New Museum
Cultural Facilities | June 28, 2015 | GenslerOn Bevin Savage-Yamazaki
Part studio, part shared workplace, part lab, and part professional development program, NEW INC connects design with technology, the arts with the ma...
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Architects | June 24, 2015 | GenslerOn Erik Lustgarten, AIA
Scientific research is increasingly focusing on data collection and analytical analysis of that data, meaning the "lab of the future" will more closel...
More accurate GPS will foster previously unimaginable connections between mobile device users. Image: Irwin MIller
New technology reduces location errors from the size of a car to the size of a nickel—a 100 times increase in accuracy. This is a major technological...
Digital Revolution at Barbican. Photo: Gensler
Building Team | May 13, 2015 | GenslerOn Diana Lee and Richard Jacob
Entertainment-based experiences, personal journeys, and community engagement are among the key themes that cultural institutions must embrace to stay...
The Shanghai Tower. All images courtesy Gensler
Building Team | May 06, 2015 | GenslerOn Andy Cohen
Today’s great cities must be resilient—and open—to many things, including the influx of humanity, writes Gensler co-CEO Andy Cohen.
"It’s time for a project management solution as unique as your project," writes Gensler's Mark Thole. Illustration: Christine Maurer, courtesy Gensler
With over 200 solutions on the market, construction software is one of the most complex and fragmented markets, writes Gensler's Mark Thole.
The Alzheimer's Association Memory Cafe. Image: Shau Lin Hon
Healthcare Facilities | April 08, 2015 | GenslerOn Jamie Huffcut
Gensler's Jamie Huffcut discusses mental health in the U.S. and how design can affect behavioral health.