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Custom-Designed Reception Desks

The first impression of an office space is the reception area. It is a space that not only welcomes guests and employees but also sets the tone for the intended user experience. The reception desk acts as the first point of engagement and is where our design story begins and ends. Custom-designed reception desks can […]

WELL Building Standards Post COVID-19

As we are experiencing the beginning steps of returning to the workplace, many are wondering what the lasting impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic are on the spaces in which we spend so much of our waking time: the office. It is clear that a focus on building occupants’ health and well-being will outlast today’s virus. […]

Evolution of Spatial Standards Post-COVID-19

People throughout modern history have studied how the body relates to the built environment. From da Vinci’s Vitruvian Man (c 1490) to Neufert’s Architects’ Data (1936) the desire to use geometric shapes to describe the human form and the space around it is evident. The human body and its relation to space create spatial standards, […]

The Workplace Evolution: How The Generational Shift Affects Workplace Design

Henry David Thoreau once famously wrote the words, “Things do not change; we change.” Now more than ever, we are experiencing change in the workforce. A generational shift is taking place as Traditionals and Boomers phase into retirement, making room for the incoming generation of Gen Z while sustaining a large amount of Millennials. In 2015, Millennials […]

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Understanding the Resilient Workplace

Many work environments have all of the tools needed to create a successful workplace where employees can fully thrive. These tools range from tangible elements such as technology and furniture to immaterial elements including policy and communication. The key to creating a successful workplace – and also the area where many work environments fail in […]

What is Workplace Strategy?

Workplace strategy is a systematic approach to developing a planning strategy that aligns your company’s real estate goals, business initiatives and company culture. A successful strategic planning approach is based on two main principles: 1.  Create an experience in your workplace that both defines and encourages your culture for today       and tomorrow 2. […]

Immersive Planning: The Multifaceted and Sought-After Road to Change

Today’s workplace calls for the need to accommodate the continually changing functions of employees. Every day, employees take on diversified tasks that require different ways of communicating and working. Because of this, the workplace has evolved to require a group-based work style where knowledge and experience is highly valued alongside information and innovation. Immersive Planning […]

VC Makes The Move: Our New Office

Visnick & Caulfield has proudly called Boston’s Back Bay home for many years. Back Bay prides itself on a combination of rich history and promising architecture that together provides the ideal environment for a creative and innovative work space. While we could not imagine ourselves being anywhere else, a move within the neighborhood – or […]

HMH, Structure Tone and VC Take Home The 2017 IFMA People’s Choice Award

Nominated by Structure Tone, a global leader in construction management and general contracting services, the Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Headquarters (HMH) project as designed by Visnick & Caulfield, received the 2017 IFMA People’s Choice Award. IFMA (International Facility Management Association), is the world’s largest and most widely recognized international association for facility management professionals. Together, HMH, […]

Positioning the Speculative Built Office Suite

The commercial rental market is flourishing – and with that, the Boston area continues to grow and the opportunities of “for-rent” properties are vast. But how do landlords attract prospective tenants into seeing their building’s potential space? Some buildings are turning to what is referred to as a “spec suite.” Landlords are developing spaces of […]