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The Workplace is Changing
The places where we work matter more than ever. They need to help us collaborate better, concentrate better, experiment better and learn better.
New Work. New Rules.
The best workplaces support the activities of hyper-collaborative teams while nurturing the needs of individuals.
High Performing Social Spaces
People are gravitating towards a new definition of shared and inspiring spaces, and rejecting the sea of sameness that has come to be known as "the office".
Shared Decision Making
No longer just a place for medical exams and treatments, the exam room is also a space where consulting, learning and person-to-person sharing happen.
Enhancing collaboration and trust
Exam rooms today require a new type of experience — one that builds on doctor-patient-family member collaboration and trust.
SUPPORT FAMILY INVOLVEMENT
When families are invited to move beyond a visitor role, their involvement can lead to better patient health, higher customer satisfaction and improved outcomes.
Meeting Family Needs in the Patient Room
When it’s time for resting, high-recline arms, ambient light and a full sleeper enable comfortable rejuvenation and sleeping postures.
By providing more choices and supporting a range of postures and activities, waiting spaces should be adaptable and productive environments.
Improving the Healthcare Experience
By providing more choices and supporting a range of postures and activities, waiting spaces should be adaptable and productive environments that provide better healthcare experiences.
Flexibility and variety work with pedagogy, technology and space to support how learning happens in active learning classrooms.
Libraries + Learning Commons
Self-directed learning commons balance privacy with interaction and adapt to changing needs.
Every space is a learning space. Reimagine how lounge, hallways, and other informal areas can be flexible, welcoming learning spaces for individuals and groups.
Learning Spaces & Technology
With a mobile monitor lift, Verb Active Media Table supports monitors being raised and lowered to meet the changing needs of a classroom.
Despite the increase in collaborative projects, students still need time to focus. Brody WorkLounge blocks distractions and maximizes real estate by providing an oasis for focused work anywhere on campus.
The Future of Work is Creative
Microsoft and Steelcase are introducing Creative Spaces. This immersive ecosystem brings together place and technology to help people generate new ideas and move them forward.
A Focus Studio supports the alone time required for creative work, enabling focus while also allowing quick shifts to two-person collaboration with the use of a height-adjustable desk.
Working in pairs is essential for creativity. The Duo Studio is a shared space designed for paired co-creation. Here, users can work side by side in a place that is comfortable, private and free from distractions.
An Ideation Hub is a high-tech destination that encourages active participation. These settings support generative collaboration sessions and promote the fluid interaction between people, ideas, tools and technology.
Socializing ideas and rapid prototyping are essential parts of creativity. These spaces encourage quick switching between conversation with lounge and perch seating,
Creative work requires many brain states, including the need to balance active group work with solitude and individual think time. A Respite Room offers a place for the brain to rest, form new connections and access spontaneous thoughts.