Work is changing and architecture is changing with it. Numerous office and administration buildings dating from the recent past no longer correspond to todayâs state of technology and equipment. Current projects respond to the question of demolition or modernisation with creative ideas: instead of opting for demolition or new construction, the concepts combine old and new as inspiring office worlds.
From 25 to 29 October, Vitra presents âWorkâ at the ORGATEC trade fair in Cologne â a dedicated hall exploring the role that work plays in our lives and culture and examining how we furnish the dynamic spaces that enable it. In partnership with other renowned brands, âWorkâ showcases all the elements that will impact the workspaces of today and tomorrow.
Temporary offices, co-working spaces and business lounges â today, more and more providers offer workspaces for a time. For founders of a new business and young enterprises, in particular, jointly used part-time offices are attractive, where they can flexibly and cost-effectively use a professional environment. Increasingly often, such solutions also seem to be an alternative for established companies.
From 25 to 29 October, everything at ORGATEC 2016 focuses on modern working environments. The exhibitors as well as the accompanying programme of the trade fair will provide new impulses. With the special area âSmart Office Materialsâ the leading international trade fair dares to take a look to the future: the exhibition by the Berlin-based material experts from Haute Innovation shows how innovative and intelligent materials change the working world.
We spoke with Daniel Trappen, Head of Interior at kadawittfeldarchitektur in Aachen, about informal exchange, inspiring changes of perspective and modern ways of working.
Orgatec invited to the European Trade Press Conference in Barcelona, and many media representatives accepted the invitation. Journalists from throughout Europe were informed about the new products and developments of the leading trade fair for Office & Facility.
Since the 1990s, Cloud Computing has been discussed as a flexible solution for modern forms of work. However, many companies have regarded the storage of data in a âcomputer cloudâ as too unsafe. According to the current Cloud Monitoring by Bitkom, a trend reversal is looming.
Three questions for Â Dr. Christian Nocke (AkustikbĂŒro Oldenburg) onÂ the interplay between floor, wall, ceiling and interior in order to achieve good acoustics.
When it comes to acoustic, planners start to listen attentively: hardly any other aspect of modern workplaces is as much discussed as the optimisation of room acoustics. The avoidance of disturbing noises can actually be very decorative.
What characterises good work conditions for people in Germany? What are the chances but also the challenges they see today and for the future? These are the questions the Federal Ministry for Labour and Social Affairs addresses in its current study: âWorlds of Valuesâ. The recently published study is part of the âArbeiten 4.0â initiative, the german ministry initiated to explore the future of the working society until the end of 2016.