The increasing cost and scarcity of real estate are causing universities to think strategically about workplace needs. Adapting new trends in workplace design can position institutions to future-proof space and meet stakeholder expectations. These trends include the use of evidence-based tools that collect data on work modes in order to tailor space that enables maximum productivity and effectiveness. Learn current methodologies for effective, function-based workplace planning that eliminate redundancies, break down silos, allow dynamic modes of working, and increase collaboration.
Learning Outcome 1: Assess opportunities to incorporate better workplace planning into projects and evaluate how this might impact your real estate portfolio.
Learning Outcome 2: Identify ideal programs and departments to implement changing workplace strategies.
Learning Outcome 3: Develop planning and design strategies for a dynamic workplace.
Learning Outcome 4: Describe survey tools that uncover specific work modes and their relative importance to job function.
Continuing Education Credits: AIA LU 1.0 Unit (SCUPN20C487) | AICP CM 1.0 Unit
Presented By: Mark Thaler, Senior Associate, Gensler | Marc Bruffett, Principal/Strategy Director, Gensler | Eugene Villalobos, Executive Director of Facilities Planning and Capital Project Management, Columbia University