Businesses must transition their approach to workplace design by considering the experiences their workforce looks for when it comes into the office.
A seven-month study revealed a 12-per-cent increase in task performance metrics for office workers who worked under HCL fixtures.
An invisible second skin was a core component of the energy-saving, heritage-sensitive intervention at the Bank of Canada complex.
Recently released guidelines from Ontario's Provincial Infectious Diseases Advisory Committee address the cleaning and disinfecting challenges that housekeeping staff continue to face in healthcare facilities.
Health and wellness-promoting amenities are no longer just nice-to-have perks in sustainable office buildings — increasingly, employees are demanding them.
Students of Canada’s newest architecture school won’t have to venture far to see lessons from the classroom come to life. The latest addition to Laurentian
Cambie Fire Hall No. 3 and Richmond North Ambulance Station is the first in a major B.C. city to bring fire and ambulance services under one roof.
Travel Centre is taking its guests into uncharted territory with a new destination that brings together a rare mix of event, retail and work space.
Service design sprints are a way for workplace teams to create better workplaces by improving or creating new services for them.
There is a natural role for ergonomics to play in workplace interventions as organizations increasingly look to improve employee well-being, says Lucy Hart.
The Region of Peel plans to incorporate active design strategies at other facilities within its portfolio after a successful pilot.
Much of the existing building stock falls short of the universal design ideal, but RHFAC can help owners/managers identify impediments to access and set priorities to address them.
The redevelopment of Women's College Hospital helped support its mandate as Ontario’s first outpatient-only, women-focused hospital.
Recent research from fields including psychology can be applied to interiors to improve workplace design.
Ottawa and Calgary are two current Canadian examples where pressure is mounting to abandon major arenas still far from the end of their structural life cycles and build anew.
A sensitive design intervention transformed a space once occupied by a bank into headquarters for a tech start-up, complete with co-working space.
Complaints about visual discomfort including eyestrain have increased as workplaces have prioritized efficient lighting and outdoor views.