Developing the right sit/stand strategy to include movement in the workspace is critical to supporting alert, engaged and healthy workers.
Recent research suggests that sit-stand workstations may not be the cure for 'sitting disease,' but they can help reduce musculoskeletal discomfort.
When designing a workplace, it’s important to consider all aspects of ergonomics, productivity and accessibility.
Growth is a common reason for companies to relocate. Indeed, it was one of two key drivers behind CIBC Mellon’s recent move into a Mississauga outpost.
Just as the height-adjustable desk rose to the challenge of fighting sitting as the new smoking, due to the negative health effects of sedentary work, the treadmill desk is adding movement to the mix.
A visitor to Brookfield GIS' new Innovation Centre might miss one of its most novel features without the benefit of a tour guide.
In the knowledge economy, where communication technology allows the workforce to be completely mobile, are corporate offices going extinct?
Ryerson University's new Student ServiceHub has just earned an Association of Registered Interior Designers of Ontario (ARIDO) award of excellence.
CBRE's Toronto West team was the first of three GTA offices to move into new digs as the firm completes a cross-country workplace transformation program.
Employers appear to be scaling back wellness programs at a time when employees are facing rising job demands, according to the Workplace Index.
A landmark study found that standing desks raised student participation in elementary schools, as classrooms apply lessons from office environments.
The rise of the disruptive upstart has ushered in a second wave dotcom era, and it has implications for workplace design trends beyond the tech sector.
HOK Toronto recently earned an ARIDO award of merit for the design of its Pinterest-inspired new offices.
The latest phase of accessibility regulations in Ontario may concern employment standards, but facility managers have a role to play in compliance.
Hoteling stations come with not only financial benefits but ergonomics hazards. Experts explain how to ensure the safe use of shared desks.
Kitchener Public Library’s $40-million renovation and expansion, completed in September 2014, responded to a new digital reality.
Diamond Schmitt Architects' dramatic $27-million redesign of Carleton University’s MacOdrum Library earned a 2015 Library Building Award on July 7.