Corporate office design on its way out?

Leslie Saul & Associates, Inc.

architecture and interiors

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Leslie Saul & Associates, Inc.

architecture and interiors

Leslie Saul & Associates, Inc.

architecture and interiors

architecture and interiors

 

As millennials make their way into corporate America and faculty statistics between gender and race are growing more widespread, the standardized corporate office buildings are shifting right along with them. Rather than providing spacious rooms filled with rows and rows of cubicles, architects are finding that a lot of businesses are requesting more customization.

 

Corporate business will still operate the way they have in the past, but it’s becoming more common for job seekers, especially junior professionals, to lean towards an environment that’s creative and trendy. To them, it says personality and liveliness. Walking into a corporate office setting that is simple and structured may give the impression that the work atmosphere is rigid and unsophisticated. Even though the setting of the office can have nothing to do with how a business operates, it’s certainly a consideration for some.

 

Nowadays, we’re seeing more and more complexity in the architecture of corporate offices. Windows, glass doors, colors, staircases, and artwork are just a few of the design tactics being used in recent plans. Regardless of the job field, studies show that positive work environments and moods trigger one’s ability to be creative and productive. When someone feels comfortable and encouraged by their surroundings, they are much more likely to feel appreciative of their current position. Happy employees go above and beyond what’s expected of them.

 

Strict and uncomfortable environments add pressure. Still, some people work well under pressure and can find motivation in the urgency. One thing to consider, however, is how much pressure one is willing to take. Corporate America spends a good amount of time at their workplace, and too much pressure can weigh on somebody. As a new business, or even an older business looking for a makeover, it’s smart to look into what your options are in revamping your office. Skilled architects will work with you to draw out ideas and offer advice on what today’s best design market entails. Finding a trusted architect and making your vision come to life will greatly boost your business and office environment in the future.