Choosing remote work may mean sacrificing individual focus. For those with employees returning to the office, it's important to make sure the space is a welcome reprieve.
Companies have been reevaluating their offices since before the pandemic. If given the choice, many employees were already choosing to work from home, coffee shops, or coworking spaces. Then the pandemic hit, and very quickly, mass amounts of workers were equipped to work from anywhere.
One effect of the pandemic was to accelerate workplace trends that had already been germinating for years. One of these trends is distributed work. This concept is not new, but has grown in popularity. Distributed work is here to stay.
The leveling effect of a global pandemic touches every aspect of life: home, work, and all the places in between. At Workscapes, we believe that problem-solving, human-centered design means supporting people wherever they are.
The construction industry has been through a lot in the last year. Modular construction, prefabrication, and off-site manufacturing of space have been game-changers for general contractors, architects, designers, and owners alike.
We are never going back to a pre-pandemic office. Don't dread it - embrace it!
As company's needs grow and change, so do office needs. Create a space that can grow and change with your company's needs.
Construction has come a long way. Yet many people are still thinking about building out their office in very traditional ways. Don't let your brain be stuck in the past!
Future-proofing is a hot topic in this industry right now, a very trendy and catchy byline. But is being "proofed" for the future really possible?