Wellbeing is the key to successful workplace design.
Research by Steelcase confirms: we spend more time working than doing anything else. We even spend more time working than sleeping. In total, we spend at least 36% of our day at a workplace. With globalization stretching the workday across time zones, many now begin work at sunrise, and continue to work late into the night.
“Economic recession in North America and Europe has reduced headcount and budgets, turning productivity into an imperative. Meanwhile, in developing..."Read More
Only in the land down under. Recently, Australian architecture collective, Modscape brought an undoubtedly wealthy and courageous couples' vision closer to life as they have designed a concept for what has to be the world's first cliff-hanging home.Read More
Ceilings – every building has them, but most are not very interesting. Look up … is it worth looking at?
The most famous ceiling in the world may be in the Sistine Chapel at the Vatican, but there are a multitude of remarkably creative ceilings elsewhere around the world that feature intricately patterned elements, mesmerizing vaulted tiled domes, and complex geometric designs in every hue and texture imaginable.
Some of these commercial-use ceilings are just a few years old and others were inspired...Read More
Every October, in the cultural hub of the country, New York City, comes Archtober (ärk’tōbər)— a month of appreciation for architecture and design, centered around some of the greatest buildings in one of the nation's greatest cities. While exhibitions, talks and events of everything A&D stretch across the city for the entire month, Archtober also features a "Building of the Day" tour, showcasing a different building led by the head architect who designed it. Below, we rounded up 5 of the most visually captivating spaces featured in this year's tour.Read More