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How we'll work in 2020

  1. 1. How We'll Work in 2020 12 winning visions for tomorrow’s workplace from our Workplace of the Future Design Competition
  2. 2. Today’s Workplace is Rapidly Changing Emerging workplace trends 1. Flexibility & co-working 2. Wellness approach 3. Collaboration & focus spaces 4. Sustainability-centric 5. Work-life integration 1 You’re already living it.
  3. 3. Who Will Be Staffing Our Companies in 2020? • 18% of baby boomers will retire in the next five years. [Forbes] • By 2015, 36% of the American workforce will be millennials. [Forbes] • By 2025, millennials will account for 75% of the global marketplace. [Time] 2 The next generation employees are coming. Actually, they’re already here.
  4. 4. What Will the Workplaces of 2020 Look Like? • Hundreds of designers and architects • Visions of 2020 spaces, furniture, employee solutions • 12 finalists • 12 submissions • 1 winner 3 We’ll help you look ahead and plan for the future. Kudos for your proactivity. Here's a look at how some of our most forward thinking colleagues are re-imagining 2020’s workplace: The Workplace of the Future Design Competition Co-sponsors: Business Interiors by Staples and Metropolis magazine
  5. 5. 2020 Vision What’s important to remember, which has been consistently overlooked in previous eras of office design, is that everyone is different, and it’s impossible to dictate a working environment for the masses. The question for me was: how can I design a space that harnesses the benefits of mobile technology that satisfy individual preferences, but does not lose focus of collaboration and networking in today’s workplace? — Joe Filippelli, Architect and winner of The Workplace of the Future Design Competition 4 Winning Submission: Joseph Filippelli, “Vertical Flux: The Office Tower as Fluctuating Atmospheres”
  6. 6. Upwardly Mobile Space flexibility tiered space for better mobility and health 5 Putting innovative technologies, collaboration-focused design, and sky-high ambitions to work. WINNING SUBMISSION Joseph Filippelli “Vertical Flux: The Office Tower as Fluctuating Atmospheres” Vertical orientation organized into vertical zones for efficient space use Micro-climates natural temperature flow (heat rises) for employee customization and comfort Innovative technologies solar connecting lenses and touch screen surfaces for collaboration and privacy
  7. 7. The Mod (Work)Pod 6 Collaborative, interactive, and flexible—the workplace of the future. RUNNER-UP Eckhart “CoLab” (Team: Frank van H., Britt B., Sander M., Pauline Q.) Space variety different workspaces for different functions Multi-surface displays integrated interface technology for seamless workflows Organic flow curved glass for improved sight lines and space awareness Flexible partitions fluid, movable partitions for privacy or collaboration
  8. 8. Farewell, Cube Farm 7 Say goodbye to cubicles as far as the eye can see, and hello to greener social pastures. Multi-use surfaces places for sitting, standing—one employee or many—for improved comfort Old and new old office typologies collaged into new relationships for greater engagement Better visibility uncluttered sight lines for routes to social interaction Scott Klinker Product Design “Live Work Platforms” (Team: Site L., Mike D., Ryan P.)
  9. 9. Office-in-a-Box 8 Set up shop anywhere, anytime with the portable, modular workplace. University of Cincinnati School of Architecture and Interior Design “PopUP: The Rise of the Mobile Worker and the use of Vacant Space” (Team: Kathryn Haley) Collapsible furniture easy-fold work, lounge and power furniture for flexible configurations Easy to transport arriving by truck in boxes for workplace set-up in a matter of minutes Mobile solution quick solution for mobile/remote workers with a variety of workplace preferences
  10. 10. On-rail Productivity 9 Time spent traveling by train now can mean time spent working. University of Cincinnati School of Architecture and Interior Design “NEXUS: The locomotion of business” (Team: Angie T., Matthew F., Mina L.) On-the-go office space passengers can work en-route for increased efficiency Furniture variety flexible seating and surfaces for trips long and short, for improved worker comfort Open orientation easily navigable for individual mobility needs
  11. 11. Work’s on the Table 10 Bringing the kitchen table into the workplace for better work family conversations. Leo A. Daly “Working Rediscovered” (Team: Linn B., Glenn W., Jessie B., Bill B., Rick B., Joy B., Andrew R., April D., Grace V., Alan S., Lauren P., Pierre G., Jess K.) Personal and professional communication centralized table hub allows for better collaboration and employee bonding Micro-farm-to-table greens and vegetables built into space for improved employee health and well-being
  12. 12. The Office Share 11 The sustainable communal workplace for city-dwellers. Gensler Dallas “The ANYPLACE” (Team: Paul M., Jean W., Lindsey M., Ashley R., Stephen W., Francisco B., Gracie A., Katie C., Mark H., Michael C.) Sustainable solution fills unused urban spaces for no- footprint, community-friendly use Convenient access easily accessible hubs for improved work/life balance
  13. 13. Workplace 360 12 Bridging work towers for multi-angled, multi-perspective opportunities for connection. Gensler Newport Beach “Connect 4” (Team: Stacey O., Josjua P., Ashley W., Alison W., Ximena S., Mariela L., Mark M., Baha S., Nic B., Lisbeth M.) Better connectivity bridges housing centralized amenities for unexpected and chance connections between unrelated professionals Multi-level, all-angle exposure 360-degree environmental exposure for improved employee health and well-being
  14. 14. The Integrated Urban Landscape 13 Build on symbiotic workspaces to existing urbanscapes for a seamless meld of old and new. Chongqing University “The City…Our Workplace” (Team: Cheng Hum Yuen) Easy to assemble small in structure, easily mounted and dismounted for quick adaptation to community workspace needs Echoes local architecture borrows from local architectural vernacular for increased employee happiness and sense of belonging
  15. 15. Renewed Purpose 14 Redundant spaces made relevant for better co-working. TEAGUE “INTERSECT” (Team: C. Campbell, M. Geiman, K. Kelly, K. Kim, A. Naples, L. Prins, R. Viernes, N. Viggi) Global design simplified manufacturing and reduced shipping costs of furniture for easy-assemble solutions in the developed and developing world Modular system multi-functional furniture and office parts from recycled LDPE plastic for innovative configurations Cross-industry collaboration space structured as a co- workspace for idea sharing between individuals, businesses and community members
  16. 16. Office 2.0 15 The evolved workplace that marries new technologies with the splendor of the natural world. “Network—Connecting Virtual and Physical Data Points” (Team: Brian B., Milena J., Hannah D., Kathy K., Megan N., Eric T., Zach K., Yeesan L., Kelley B.) Natural vistas green space and natural views for improved employee health Seamless technological integration immersive data visualizations and virtual experiences for close-to face-to-face interactions with remote employees
  17. 17. The WorkKit 16 The affordable kit of parts for collaborative companies. Architecture “ADDSpace” (Team: Helen Bentley) Economically competitive lower cost components for business savings Furniture-on-wheels rolling and movable furniture for customized co-workspaces Wide open views semi transparent and transparent partitions for social interaction
  18. 18. Building Your Office of the Future Today You don't have to wait until 2020 to start implementing the best of these ideas—and you don't have to spend a fortune. But you could probably use a partner. That's where we come in. What’s your 2020 vision? Share it with us at: 17 You need answers. We can help.