Thinkin of a master plan

How to Build the Ultimate Workplace!

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Are you responsible for planning a workplace? Or are you and your company facing an upcoming change of location? Then you’ve come to the right place. Planning and designing a workplace is something of an art form. To help ensure that your workplace is as inspiring as possible and that nothing falls through the cracks (both literally and figuratively speaking), we have put together this guide about how to create the ultimate workplace.

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How to be Smart About Office Space Planning and Work Hours

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Just a decade or two ago, cell offices were the most common office layout where employees had their own rooms and a door they could shut. Today things are a little bit different. Even if cell offices still exist, the open floor plan spaces such as landscapes and activity based offices have become more common. In addition, companies have become much more meeting intensive, which will put new requirements on office space planning in terms of design and how to get as much utilization of the spaces as possible. A big mistake a lot of companies do is building too big conference rooms…

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What are Huddle Rooms and Why Should you use them?

Johannes Bolvede Workplace 1 Comment

While a certain type of office layout may appeal to you aesthetically, the most important aspect in choosing a floor plan should be the ability for your staff to complete their work. In the case of open floor plans, you may be better equipped in this manner if you adopt the use of huddle rooms, which can act as a buffer, similarly to activity based offices.

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Things to Consider When Looking to use Shared Office Spaces

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More people are turning to shared desk spaces and “office hotels”. Often coming with bustling energy, great networking potential, and built-in amenities, they can be a great solution for those of us who work independently, or are starting out with a small team. But what are the main things to consider when choosing to utilize a shared office space, and what should you look for in the place you decide to be your “home away from home?”. Let’s take a look at some pros and cons.

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There Might be Something for Everyone in 'Activity Based Working'

Johannes Bolvede Workplace 1 Comment

When looking at office space layout and design, and considering workplace productivity, it’s often cell offices or open floor plan offices that get the most attention. Certainly cell offices have been traditionally more popular in the corporate world, but the last years have seen a major increase in popularity for open floor plans. But what if you could take some of the elements from each of these office designs, to create a space that has multiple functions and uses. This type of place is called the “activity based” workspace.

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How to Know if a Cell Office Layout can Benefit your Employees

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With different schools of thought on office arrangements and a growing emphasis on workplace productivity, it can be tough to know which option is best for your company. While on one hand, you want to consider your company culture and branding, you need to also think about how to shape workspaces for employee performance. While we’ve discussed the pros and cons of the open floor plan office, let’s take a look at the benefits and disadvantages of the other end of the spectrum: cell offices.

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How to Achieve and Maximize Workplace Productivity

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During work hours, from the minute we walk into the office and the minute we walk out, we are expected to more or less be productive the whole time. The hours set by companies and employers are with the condition that we are working, completing all assigned tasks, and ideally in an efficient way. But there are several factors that can actually affect and even hinder our abilities to be and stay productive in our work environment.

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