09 Jun '14, 4pm
Our guest editor, Zurich Esposito of @AIAChicago, asks: What will the office look like in 2050? #NeoCon14
“Assuming we haven’t reached singularity with robots, human work will emphasize creativity and innovation. So offices in 2050 will promote interaction, keep people engaged, and unlock their potential—not unlike Burning Man, without quite so many chemicals.” Denis Hayes, Bullitt Foundation , “Life Inside a Living Building” “The office of the future mostly will be about the quality of the general office space and the type of culture that is being fostered above all else. In an increasingly collaborative and global workplace, the focus is on creating and encouraging connections between people. Innovation drives growth, and the workplace of the future will be one that finds new and creative ways to connect people, both physically and virtually.” Sheyla Conforte, Solomon Cordwell Buenz “Offices? Daylight savings time will be abandoned for ‘Zulu’ time. Feral packs of freelancers...