The basic principle of prefab, whereby a home is fabricated in one location and then delivered to another, has been around for at least a few hundred years.
In the San Francisco offices of Yves Béhar’s industrial design and branding firm, the work environment
suits the work.
The new office complex by J. Mayer H. Architects sits on the edge of downtown Hamburg, bordering the Aussenalster waterfront.
In Shibaura, this former bowling alley is now the shared offices of international advertising agency TBWA and Japanese agency Hakuhodo.
Inside a 47,000-square-foot warehouse, Clive Wilkinson built a veritable campus for Pallotta TeamWorks, a national charity-events company.
Herman Miller’s National Design Center in Atlanta
achieved a LEED Gold rating
for commercial interiors.
Now that work can be done anywhere, what qualifies as an office?
The future of the office is about
providing a balanced response to
the environment and the person
in the office—–or at home, in the park,
on a plane, or wherever the “office” happens to be.
The distinction between professional
and personal life has blurred.
The conventional version of the
open-plan office is now regarded as a failure.
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When we think of alternative energy at home, our minds leap straight to solar panels, the most obvious symbol of a site-generated grid-free power source.
We don’t keep a kettle boiling on the stove all day for the one moment when we want tea, so why do we keep water heated around the clock when all we need it for is a shower or a load of laundry?