One Workplace built a dedicated team around Intuit to meet all of their unique needs, including teh integration of furniture and technology. By forming a strong, collaborative team of sales, design, project management, and engineering, we wer able to focus 100% on this project.
When Skype began the process of redesigning their space they looked for a solution that would offer flexibility to meet their ever-changing needs. Together with Blitz, One Workplace created a space that was functional for many groups and could meet the requirements of all users.
Ohlone College: As a college education becomes increasingly important in a knowledge economy, and increasingly expensive too, students are questioning everything that goes on in the classroom: Colleges are responding, and it’s not just the big research universities. Inspired approaches to learning and teaching are coming from institutions like Ohlone College, a community college in San Francisco’s East Bay area.
Stanford d.School: The d.School’s philosophy holds that space, furniture, tools, and technology are integral to pedagogy. Students are encouraged to display their ideas and work in progress. See how they use their space to promote behaviors critical to design thinking, such as empathy and experimentation.
Vodafone: Companies everywhere are scrambling to adapt to a more global, mobile, and collaborative business model. Few companies, however, are taking advantage of these changes like Vodafone, the world’s leading international mobile telecommunications group. A critical factor is how they’re creatively using space to nurture a new work culture.
Accenture: A leader in alternative work strategies such as hotelling, Accenture prides itself on its efficient use of real estate. But what sets the company apart is how it considers the workplace holistically. It’s Workplace 2.0 strategy sets high standards for what it terms “The Four E’s” of efficiency, effectiveness, engagement, and environment, with collaboration as a baseline.
Metro Health Hospital: A new hospital offers the opportunity to leverage insights for any healthcare space, new or renovated. From ways to make space part of the healing process, to finding innovative furnishings and employing design strategies for sustainability, the new Metro Health Hospital that opened for the first time in September, 2007 offers plenty of inspiration.