What are the latest and greatest happenings in the industry? Scroll below for relevant and recent megatrends shaping spaces:
More Research in Higher Education...
Article by: The Mercury News
"as more textbooks gather dust and coursework moves online, universities are reimagining their libraries"
"The idea of creating environments that are learner-centered sounds attractive. However, developing a culture around learners and building systems to support learner-centered environments takes time and a process."
Article by: Arch Daily
"The purpose of the Design Hub is to provide accommodation in one building for a diverse range of design research and post graduate education. RMIT is a world leader in design research however post graduates are currently dissipated across various campuses and facilities."
Article found on: Ed Circuit
"Schools around the country are exploring different instructional models that are more focused on the student."
Article by: Getting Smart
"So what does this mean for the future of the classroom? Educationists have caught on to the potential of holographic telepresence in the classroom and are already anticipating how this could revolutionize the ways schools school.
Article by: HTK
"One blueprint doesn’t fit all when designing schools and the reason for this is simple: each institution encompasses a different purpose in order to serve their students.
More Research in Business Spaces...
Article By: Curbed
"For this new year, D.C. is estimated to add 1,185,000 square feet of office space, making it rank in eleventh place for U.S. cities with the most office space expected during this time frame." Read more for what is to come in 2018!
""In the digital age, where the lines between work and life blur further, workplaces are becoming more than just offices. Both employers and employees are wanting more from these physical spaces. We call it FETCH, short for Fluid, Engaging, Technology-Driven, Convenient, and Heuristic.
Article By: insight
"Businesses often confuse perks with culture. Providing recreational spaces and a fun environment are not the same as establishing a positive culture that makes employees happy, improves retention rates and increases output."
Article By: Forbes
Read about using and implementing "corporate wellness programs to increase employee engagement and to become an employer of choice."
More about Healthcare Trends...
Article by: Medical Construction and Design
"Healthcare facility planning is changing as virtual reality enables clients, users and owners to step into the planning process as never before. High-tech buzzwords – Revit, cloud, mobile apps, augmented reality and virtual reality – are becoming the transformative tools of the trade."
Article by: Building Design + Construction
"UCHealth Longs Peak Hospital, designed by EYP Health, is a new 210,000-sf hospital that provides more than 50 inpatient beds. The facility was designed with the ability to expand quickly and has room to increase its inpatient bed count up to 100."