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Podcast : What do people really want at work?

Branding specialist and Spacecraft Podcaster Dan Moscrop recently spent some time talking with workplace expert and psychologist Nigel Oseland. In the podcast they look at what people REALLY want at work; whether open plan is as rubbish as everyone says it is; how to use data to prove design works; and touch on Nigel's current … Continue reading Podcast : What do people really want at work?

Lessons from burnout: why wellbeing is the next frontier of workforce management

We're delighted to feature this guest post by Madeleine Evans, who will be speaking at Workplace Trends: Towards a New Era of Work and Workplace, in London on 15 October 2019. For details on her presentation, "Mental health and productivity in work culture", fellow speakers, attendees, and how to register, visit the conference page here. … Continue reading Lessons from burnout: why wellbeing is the next frontier of workforce management

Help Design Out Loneliness From The Workplace

Does your workplace bring people together? Or do you feel its design actively pushes people apart? Loneliness at work is a growing problem, and although advances in technology make it easier than ever before to be connected to others, in reality people are feeling increasingly isolated from their peers. IQL, in collaboration with British Red … Continue reading Help Design Out Loneliness From The Workplace

The Auditorium of the Future

At our recent Design and Management of Learning Environments conference, Ian Stickland of Charcoalblue spoke about his work designing and installing auditoriums, not just in learning environments and theatres, but also in workplaces. Whilst he covered the effects of the digital age in both the design and use of  lecture theatres and presentation spaces, even … Continue reading The Auditorium of the Future

From user-needs to construction: how Olympic House became a reality

From Day 1, the new HQ for the International Olympic Committee, Olympic House in Lausanne, has been positioned not only as a construction project but also as a transformation project by the IOC. As a result, a user centric approach was implemented to define the needs which were the basis for the international architecture competition … Continue reading From user-needs to construction: how Olympic House became a reality