From the machine to the networkEvolutions in Office DesignTekes Conference, HelsinkiJeremy Myerson
An economyProductivity / efficiency / space utilisation / cost control
A polityPower / rivalry / hierarchy / decision making
A communityRelationships / belonging / practice / proximity
An ecologyFlows / interdependence / sustainability / population
Source: The New Office, Francis Duffy
Population ageing in Japan
Population ageing in the UK A
BBC MEDIA VILLAGE
A framework for knowledge worker settings
how would you describeyour mobility in relationto the office? research tool
low mobility high mobility user feedback
Anchor Typology 1.
Connector Typology 2.
Gatherer Typology 3.
Navigator Typology 4.
anchor: resident / hub / cubist / nester law firm law partner bio-tech company R&D manager managment consultancy partner otherwise known as . . .
connector: conductor / integrator / hub / link law firm para legal bio-tech company researchermanagement consultancy research manager otherwise known as . . .
gatherer: returner / networker / marketer law firm legal marketing bio-tech company procurement managermanagement consultancy senior consultant Typology 3.
navigator: explorer / visitor / guest / maven / consultant / rover / nomad law firm barrister bio-tech company Doctor (consultant)managment consultancy academic otherwise known as . . .
Knowledge worker typologies
Choice & Control
Welcome to Work
Giving a voice to older knowledge workers
Welcoming WorkplaceSpaces to concentrate, collaborate and contemplate
Spaces to concentrate
Flow in Composing Music‘You’re in an ecstatic state to such a pointthat you feel as though you almost don’texist. I have experienced this time andagain. My hand seems devoid of myself,and I have nothing to do with what ishappening…(the music) just flows out ofitself’Csikszentmihalyi, 1975
Description of the Flow Experiencewhen Writing Poetry‘You’re right in the work, you lose your sense oftime…you’re completely enraptured, you’recompletely caught up in what you’re doing,there’s no future or past, it’s just an extendedpresent in which you’re making meaning …’Poet Mark Strand, 1991