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The loneliness epidemic: can workplace design weigh in to help?

As the effects of loneliness on our health come to the fore, how can workplace design play its part in helping people interact? Laurie Aznavoorian of BVN Architects explores the research

Sonic branding: the next buzz for workplace experience

The B:Hive in Auckland, New Zealand, rethinks the suburban work campus by putting great sounds as its heart. Laurie Aznavoorian of architects BVN reflects on a coming era of sonic architecture

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The power of community: expanding beyond the office walls

How is community-building influencing engagement in the workplace? James Grose and Susanne Mayer of architects BVN discuss their latest projects demonstrating the impact of reaching out to the wider community

Desks on the move: a suitable case of social contagion?

A new system in BVN’s design studio means workers can now roll their desks to a new location at will. What will this mean for social learning and changing behaviours?

Smart messaging: making software and interfaces our friends

In the third and final of a series of posts from architects BVN on the digital revolution affecting the workplace, the focus switches to the potential for improving human experience

Now you see it: the tech tools building belief in workplace design

The second in a series of posts from architects BVN on the digital revolution suggests that while the workplace has been slow to the digital party, new visualisation tools for designers will encourage creativity

Hack my workplace: what the digital revolution really means

The first in a series of posts from architects BVN to explore the impact of digital on workspace suggests that new technology could cut out the middlemen in workplace design

Workplace flexibility: the potential of the pavilion

It doesn’t have to be an ‘either/or’ conversation when it comes to open plan or private space - the proposition can include an 'and' scenario