Interior Design

office

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Transforming the office into a destination

In the knowledge economy, where communication technology allows the workforce to be completely mobile, are corporate offices going extinct?
change managment

Canadian Facility Management & Design

A change manager becomes the change managed

Normally, Teknion works with clients who are undergoing change management. Recently, the contract furniture company underwent change management itself.
Student ServiceHub

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Student ServiceHub earns ARIDO award

Ryerson University's new Student ServiceHub has just earned an Association of Registered Interior Designers of Ontario (ARIDO) award of excellence.
Factory Square

Canadian Property Management

Former Blackberry plant now Factory Square

Sometime this fall, a former Blackberry manufacturing plant turned light-infused office building will open its doors to companies in a Waterloo, Ontario area branded as
Pasadena Apartments

CondoBusiness

Pasadena Apartments to become upscale condos

The entrance to the Pasadena Apartments may be one of few exterior clues as to the interior restoration that will transform the heritage-designated building.
workplace transformation

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Inside CBRE’s latest workplace transformation

CBRE's Toronto West team was the first of three GTA offices to move into new digs as the firm completes a cross-country workplace transformation program.
Young woman graphic designer working using pen tablet in workplace

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Three exemplars of modern workplace design

A recent AgilQuest webinar profiling exemplary projects showcased workplace design features inspired by Hollywood, millennials and technology.
closed office

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Did clutter crowd out the closed office?

The transition from closed offices to open concepts may solve the problem of paper clutter, but has the problem merely been converted to digital form?
wellness programs

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Wellness programs down, overtime work up

Employers appear to be scaling back wellness programs at a time when employees are facing rising job demands, according to the Workplace Index.
BMO Field

Canadian Facility Management & Design

MLSE scores goal with BMO Field makeover

BMO Field hosted the celebration of two goals at the TFC’s home opener May 7. One was the completion of the sports venue’s $150-million transformation.
Gen Z

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Preparing the workplace for Gen Z

If organizations want to be ready when Gen Z enters the workforce five years from now, it’s time to start designing with this demographic cohort in mind, says Kay Sargent.
office premises

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Office premises as organizational promoter

Rarely do non-profit organizations look upon their premises as a vehicle to promote their identity, culture and purpose, but they should.
SCOOP

CondoBusiness

SCOOP to become first condo on its block

SCOOP will become the first condo on its block when the boutique six-storey collection of 72 suites rises at St. Clair Avenue West and Osler Street.
Double exposure girl city. Student using digital tablet pad

Canadian Facility Management & Design

“Tech” company workplace design trends

The rise of the disruptive upstart has ushered in a second wave dotcom era, and it has implications for workplace design trends beyond the tech sector.
HOK Toronto

Canadian Facility Management & Design

HOK Toronto’s new Pinterest-inspired home

HOK Toronto recently earned an ARIDO award of merit for the design of its Pinterest-inspired new offices.
employment standards

Canadian Facility Management & Design

How FMs can support employment standards

The latest phase of accessibility regulations in Ontario may concern employment standards, but facility managers have a role to play in compliance.
kids in condos

CondoBusiness

2016: The year of kids in condos?

If Ben Myers’ big prediction for 2016 pans out, kids’ play spaces could become the hottest amenity in the condo market.