The past ten years Boston has witnessed a boom in lab design. The city has become known for its cutting-edge research and scientific developments being published by its labs. As the demand for lab space in and around the Boston area has boomed, VC has gained valuable insight on what the future of lab […]
The further we delve into the 21st century, the more technology influences the design process. Most recently, following the introduction of 3D BIM modeling, virtual reality and augmented reality have solidified their role in interior design. The terms virtual and augmented reality capture a variety of technologies. Some virtual reality includes an all-encompassing headset, while […]
For the last 30 years, Visnick & Caulfield has prioritized experiential education within our office. Students not just across the Greater Boston region, but across the US, are welcomed here to engage in the design process. Among others, there are four invaluable categories by which we organize the value of internship experience: Application, Experience, Networking and Soft Skills.
Use of space is the number one tool that leadership teams overlook when managing an office. The workplace should be a proper representation of a company’s culture, their goals looking forward, and their branding standards. Dynamic workspaces influence positive behavior, and that behavior is the cornerstone of culture.
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 […]
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. […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]