The next generation office will be more open, more social and occupy a thinner building enabled by reducing layers of administration through convenient access to bid data.
Corporate real estate will see the collision of social networks and physical space to enhance personal experiences by connecting people based on their real-time location, presence, knowledge and preferences.
The office becomes an enabled connector and moves from an inert container to live net.work.
A recent research report by Unwired Ventures ( U.K based publishing and events business focused on the future of work ) sponsored by Knoll,Inc explores the opportunities of the office as a newly imagined hub for business with case studies of companies that are doing it.
It surveyed leaders in charge of the facilities and real estate of 46 global companies.
Tracy D. Wymer, VP Workplace @ Knoll, Inc. leads the research and strategy group in exploring what is next. He speaks regularly on the topics of workplace, technology and the integration of them within the human context.
Kylie Roth, Director Workplace Strategy Research, leads investigative research partnerships and translates findings into key tools for the real estate industry
The Workplace Net.Work report was published by Knoll last week at NeoCon 2015
This study examines the globalization of smart workplace practices and the characteristics that drive them.
Knoll is recognized internationally for workplace and residential design that inspires, evolves and endures.
Knoll’s portfolio of furniture, textile, leather and accessories brands, including Knoll, KnollStudio, KnollTextiles, KnollExtra, Spinneybeck, FilzFelt, Edelman Leather, and HOLLY HUNT, reflects its’ commitment to modern design that meets the diverse requirements of high performance offices and luxury interiors.
A recipient of the National Design Award for Corporate and Institutional Achievement from the Smithsonian`s Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, Knoll is aligned with the U.S. Green Building Council and the Canadian Green Building Council and can help organizations achieve Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design LEED workplace certification.
Knoll is the founding sponsor of the World Monuments Fund Modernism at Risk program.