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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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How to design transformative scientific spaces? Put people first

While most labs are designed to achieve that basic functionality, a transformational lab environment prioritizes a science organization’s most valuable assets: its people.

Gensler | Mar 28, 2017

A restroom for everyone

Restroom access affects everyone: people with medical needs or disabilities, caretakers, transgender people, parents with children of the opposite gender, and really anyone with issues or needs around privacy.

Gensler | Feb 20, 2017

The future of hotel design: Human-centered

Change is inevitable and it impacts on everything, not least on the way we design.

Gensler | Feb 7, 2017

Let’s get physical: Design possibilities for the digital classroom

As companies are increasingly looking for people who can do things like communicate clearly, solve complex challenges, lead teams, and define strategic direction, a growing number of learners are turning to any resource where they can learn these skills quickly, effectively and in sync with their busy lives, writes Gensler's Meghan Webster.

Gensler | Jan 4, 2017

In search of better data to optimize tall buildings

In spite of the ability to build tall and taller buildings—usually fully glazed, often in extreme climates with increasingly smart technologies—it could be argued that we are not similarly “rising to the occasion” in terms of optimization, writes Gensler's Russell Gilchrist.

Gensler | Dec 14, 2016

The importance of 'Place' in the workplace

More, and more, companies are emphasizing the importance of creating a meaningful sense of place in the office environment for all of their employees, writes Gensler's Kevin Rosenstein.

Gensler | Dec 12, 2016

Gensler & Trimble: Augmented reality enters the design process

With the Trimble Software for Microsoft’s HoloLens device we’re able to bring into the physical world what exists only digitally.

Gensler | Dec 1, 2016

Unlocking innovation in the government workplace

Government work settings ranked the lowest in their effectiveness across the four work modes: focus (individual) work, collaboration, socializing (informal gathering that fosters trust and teamwork) and learning.

Gensler | Nov 14, 2016

Media’s adaptive shift: Converged environments

The converged environment is a live-streaming workplace, a zone where news and content flow continuously and speed to market is everything.

Gensler | Nov 7, 2016

Taking cues from nature: How biomimicry can drive ROI for hoteliers

Biomimicry takes inspiration from nature’s form, processes, and ecosystems to solve human problems. This design method, which incorporates lessons learned from nature, can constantly morph in response to new challenges in our environments, writes Gensler's Lorraine Francis.

Gensler

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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