A textile mill becomes an arts center that energizes a New England town and its region.
Our buildings and cities will have to experiment with new climate responsive forms, and in many cases, the built environment will require dramatic...
The G.T. "Mickey" Leland Federal Building in Houston. Image © Joe Aker.
Many companies are influenced by the misconception that only some projects can qualify as sustainable.
For Comcast Studio Xfinity's new flagship in Washington, D.C., Gensler created an engaging experiential brand program that informed the store's interior design and created a warm, social, and inviting environment. Image © Chris Leonard.
One way to solve for the future is to disrupt the expected.
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...
The CSU Northridge Sustainability + Recycling Center includes a rooftop photovoltaic system, which offsets the energy required to support the building's administrative functions. Glazed, north-facing overhead windows bring in natural light that enhances the work environment for staff and creates a daylight autonomous environment. The design eliminates the need for artificial light in the building during daylight hours. Ryan Gobuty, Image © Gensler.
The architecture, engineering, and construction industry will have to make major adjustments in the years ahead now that many state, city and local...
A mix of sit-stand stations and collaboration areas support agile working. Image © Gensler/John Ryan.
When our Gensler La Crosse office relocated last year, we leveraged the opportunity to support an agile workplace strategy (aka, no assigned seatin...
Known as the Teacher coLab, the rejuvenated space takes inspiration from academic incubators in higher education.
The healthcare community is looking at adopting integrated care systems in which outdoor healing and therapeutic gardens are an essential complemen...
What’s stopping us from creating more Permanent Supportive Housing?
The shared amenity space at the Tata Innovation Center at Cornell Tech. Image © Max Touhey
Here are five ways that amenities can help developers and building owners attract and secure tenants by appealing to their inhabitants.
Sound can also be healing. It promotes a culture of quietness and enhances environments, not just for patients but also for caretakers.
The City of San Diego is home to the fourth largest homeless population in the U.S.
Workplace data is being put to use by corporate service groups to provide a better employee experience and empower the businesses that are their cu...
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 ow...
BankUnited defines itself as a Network Bank by creating a cohesive multifunctional environment that integrates meeting and event space with traditional banking functions. Photo © Christopher Payne.
It is critical to not view the physical branch as just another sales channel, but as an important touchpoint along a customer’s journey.
Interior of the new Legacy Hall in Plano, Texas. Image © Gensler.
2017 saw the continuation of the evolution of expectations on the part of consumers, developers, office workers, and cities.
In this retail bank, concierge style service desks allow service professionals to have a one-on-one meeting with clients that feels personalized to their needs, rather than a long, transaction-oriented teller line. Photo (C)Tim Griffith.
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...
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.
Once you secure outstanding talent, how do you keep the creative juices flowing and help employees feel more connected to their company’s culture?...
District Winery, one of DC’s latest waterfront amenities. Image © Prakash Patel
The nature of waterfront redevelopment has been evolutionary, in the truest sense of the word.
What do we think the future will look like 30 years or so from now? And what will City: 2050 be like?
University of Kansas Capitol Federal Hall. Photo: Garrett Rowland.
To keep global temperature rise below 2 degrees Celsius of warming, the International Energy Agency (IEA) reports that the global buildings sector...
London is creating and redeveloping spaces with strong cultural offerings. Image © Mike Stezycki.
What does Good Growth mean and how do we set about achieving it?
Image Jeff Sheldon, unsplash.com
Despite our enhanced understanding of how integral socialization and engagement are to long-term health, we continue to perpetuate a senior housing...
With a 30-foot interior digital wall, large-scale exterior murals, and pocket parks, Eastridge Center isn’t your typical mall. Photo: Eastridge Center 2017 – A Pacific Retail Property
Find out how Gensler transformed one of Silicon Valley’s largest shopping destinations into an immersive lifestyle destination.
JLABS @ TMC, part of a network of life science incubators meant to catalyze discovery in the field. Photo: Shau Lin Hon, Slyworks Photography.
Healthcare exemplifies how technology innovations like digital connectivity and artificial intelligence are playing out in ordinary life.
The Hub on Causeway. Rendering courtesy of Gensler
Consumers expect more from retailers and brands than ever before.
Image © The Student Hotel, Photography by Kasia Gatkowska
The Student Hotel is representative of a new model for delivering housing solutions for students globally.
Out of the many insights that night, everyone agreed that the healthcare industry is ripe for disruption and that communities contribute immensely...