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Gensler | May 12, 2020

Understanding the touchless workplace

In the workplace, digital solutions and platforms have eliminated some of the noise by improving guest check-in, conference room booking, company communications, wayfinding, food and beverage service, and more.

Gensler | Mar 27, 2020

Designing healthcare for surge capacity

We believe that part of the longer-term answer lies not just with traditional health providers, but in the potential of our cities and communities to adapt and change.

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Gensler | Mar 13, 2018

Using workplace data to create connected communities

Workplace data is being put to use by corporate service groups to provide a better employee experience and empower the businesses that are their customers.

Gensler | Feb 27, 2018

But first, let me take a selfie: Designing sharable moments

The concept of “selfie walls” has been around for years, but with their growing popularity they have begun to evolve and take on a life of their own.

Gensler | Feb 20, 2018

Is there a future in retail banking? Part II

It is critical to not view the physical branch as just another sales channel, but as an important touchpoint along a customer’s journey.

Gensler | Feb 14, 2018

6 urban design trends to watch in 2018

2017 saw the continuation of the evolution of expectations on the part of consumers, developers, office workers, and cities.

Gensler | Feb 6, 2018

Is there a future in retail banking?

Retail is embracing new generations. For the last 10 years, all the chatter has been about millennials and how to appease their desire for ease of transaction.

Gensler | Jan 16, 2018

The nation's capital of sustainable design

Major cities, like Washington, D.C., make up less than 2% of the world’s landmass, but they contribute 77% of the world’s CO2 emissions.

Gensler | Dec 15, 2017

How environmental graphics can inspire culture and creativity in the workplace

Once you secure outstanding talent, how do you keep the creative juices flowing and help employees feel more connected to their company’s culture?

Gensler | Dec 1, 2017

The third wave of urban waterfront development

The nature of waterfront redevelopment has been evolutionary, in the truest sense of the word.

Gensler | Oct 30, 2017

City 2050: What will your city look like in 2050?

What do we think the future will look like 30 years or so from now? And what will City: 2050 be like?

Gensler | Oct 4, 2017

The solutions to climate change are already at our fingertips

To keep global temperature rise below 2 degrees Celsius of warming, the International Energy Agency (IEA) reports that the global buildings sector will need to decrease its total annual greenhouse gas contribution by 77% by 2050.


A global design firm with more than 5,000 practitioners networked across five continents, Gensler features insights and opinions of architects and designers on how design innovation makes cities more livable, work smarter, and leisure more engaging. Our contributors write about projects of every scale, from refreshing a retailer’s brand to planning a new urban district, all the while explaining how great design can optimize business performance and human potential. For more thought leadership and blog content, visit our Research & Insight page. Follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter.

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