Can workplace design support thriving at work, bring out the best in people, and help nurture positive organizational change? If so, what are the scalable tools that help make this happen?
The AEIOU framework is useful for discussions of environment and behaviour. Breaking our thinking into Activities, Environment, Interaction, Objects and Users allows us to address many aspects of the way space and behaviour interact.
The best workplace designs reflect the brand, culture, values, and aspirations of the organization, which are typically discovered and articulated at the beginning of the design process
These days, MakerSpaces are popping up in Universities around the Globe. These centers of entrepreneurial activity generate ideas from students, recent grads and established professionals.
A project Vision is the big idea (or ideas) that define and give your design direction.
We partnered with Instant Offices to get your thoughts on coworking and flex spaces
"Ed represents our new generation of leaders who understand the balance between the partnership's legacy and the need to continuously reinvent ourselves," Managing Partner Susan Boyle says.
Architecture and Interiors firm HLW International welcomes Senior Project Designer Melissa Strickland, NCIDQ, to their Madison, New Jersey office.
Los Angeles Business Journal recently featured HLW's adaptive reuse project INSITE, El Segundo
The HLW team headed out to Cannes last week for the annual MIPIM conference. Here is what we heard.
Most architecture students enter the professional world with an idealistic vision, and commonly a strong desire to design.
Here are some examples of how we can make our environments work by making them smart, connecting them to the Internet of Things.
Design Director Adam Strudwick shares where he sees office design heading and where the industry should turn its focus
The American Institute of Architects (AIA) 2017 Jury of Fellows has elevated HLW's David Louis Swartz, FAIA, to its prestigious College of Fellows
Our team of architects and designers recently took part in a napkin sketch competition that produced some impressive interpretations of famous architecture found around the world
The current lineup of the top 100 Giants firms is Interior Design’s 40th, and that deserves some recognition. HLW Ranks #28.
Adaptive reuse projects are an unusually sophisticated breed of building that requires a level of invention unlike any project in today’s market.
Director of Sustainability Michele Neptune discusses workplace well-being on thought-provoking panel.
Architects Keith Hanadel and John Mack's design of the New Amsterdam Theatre Roof in the Huffington Post
Recently our clients and partners have been asking more and more questions about the mobile workplace. How exactly does it work?
Our top 5 tips for assessing the impact of your space on the productivity of your people.
Future office design is no longer a bolt-on service. It belongs at the centre of business strategy.
To help us gain a deeper understanding of the physical performance of space we often conduct space utilisation studies.
Our Strategy team recently led a series of workshops and discussions at the Future Offices conference in LA.
Building Information Modeling (BIM) processes, in some form or another, have been around for nearly 20 years.
Businesses need to find the sweet spot on the continuum between supporting collaboration and interaction as well as quiet and focus.