Activity Based Workplace

Can activity-based-working environments apply to small-sized firms?

Can activity-based-working environments apply to small-sized firms?

The Activity Based Working [ABW] environment is fast becoming a buzz phrase in workplace design circles.

Progressive companies like Google have pioneered this new model of workplace structure which alters the ways people interact with one another and complete their tasks. 

While by nature the ABW model is best suited and most beneficial to large workplaces, conceptually it can still be applied to a smaller-sized firm with, say, 50–100 staff located in a typical one-floor tenancy of 500 – 1000 m2.

Open vs Closed Office Debate is Dead. Long Live Activity Based Working!

Open vs Closed Office Debate is Dead. Long Live Activity Based Working!

Like most interior designers specialising in commercial environments, I’m often dragged into the long-worn debate around Open vs Closed offices.
 
And like most of my peers, I’ve often thought there was a neat formula that could be applied to one company or another depending on the nature of the work they did.

There has to be a better way...