The Bill and Melinda Gatets Foundation built a half billion dollar office facility in Seattle where they hope to solve some of the world’s toughest problems. The first problem they tackled was how to better utilize office space to use less of it per employee, while increasing collaboration. The way they accomplished this is strongly influencing new furniture design and office layouts.
We’ve commented here on our blog about some of the exciting new design ideas we’re seeing and using in office design today. Here’s a great article that talks about what’s driving some of the radical changes in office design. Read it here.