What design factors impede professional performance in the workplace? Two new studies from field of applied psychology point the finger at a familiar culprit
New research shows that exposure to nature in the workplace benefits the creativity of employers who are more open to experience. Can we make the personalities of users really count in office design?
A US study of software engineers in a Fortune 500 company has revealed the value of being physical co-located with team-mates – feedback and mentoring increased significantly
Our perception of privacy levels in the activity-based workplace may simply be rooted in which type of office we worked in previously, according to new Swedish case-study research
Facility managers know from experience that employees like to complain about noise. The latest scientific evidence based on research with the US federal government validates their complaints
New scientific research suggests that the state of employee wellbeing can make levels of noise, dust or glare seems worse than they really are – this is just one of several new studies throwing fresh light on the changing workplace
Ever since their pioneering MTV Networks project more than 20 years ago, workplace designers Stanley Felderman and Nancy Keatinge have been in the vanguard of new ideas
People respond to design in different ways - here we look at how acoustics affect individuals and their productivity levels in the workplace