“Workstyles have changed and so has the workforce. No longer is the workplace population comprised of just resident employees who are on-site full-time. Today, a network of mobile employees, remote workers, part-time employees, contract workers and consultants work collaboratively across disciplines in teams and tasks that shift as frequently as their projects.”
DIRTT Connext 2017 is the best yet. When your inspiration connects with technology, everything is built better.
The newly redesigned DIRTT’s Chicago Green Learning Center is absolutely exquisite. If you happened to be in Chicago for NeoCon 2017, please make sure to visit their showroom.
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With the advances in technology, learning can take place just about anywhere on campus. The student union or commons area, also referred to as gathering spaces, can provide a way to enhance the academic experience.Envision a casual, creative atmosphere like a technology-enabled cafe. A flexible learning environment gives students a sense of community.
When considering creating a gathering space on campus, examine these ideas:
1. Mix furniture styles for individual work, one-on-one meetings, and large working groups.
2. Furniture with built-in power and communication access is a must.
3. Select durable, adaptable, and sustainable furniture.Let’s take a look at a few space plans ideas by Kimball:
Some other great ideas for your gathering space:
Ideas to create an activity space using some of Knoll best products. Pictured in our mood board:
- Pixel table
Scribe marker board
Suzzane lounge seatin
“Activity Spaces are go-to spaces that encourage collaboration and enhance productivity.” @knollinc
Read more: Activity Spaces by Knoll
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A visual summary of the Knoll Research paper WHAT’S GOOD FOR PEOPLE? MOVING FROM WELLNESS TO WELL-BEING.