Elise Shapiro is a contributing editor. Little did she know that her first job, in the facilities department at Ralston Purina, while obtaining her M. Arch at Washington University, in St. Louis would foreshadow where her career would lead. She has always been a strong advocate for providing the best possible spaces for people to work – where aesthetics meet function and drive business success.
Our weekly round up of workplace news from around the web.
For many, shared offices have become an escape from often chaotic homes — and a chance to join a community, says The New York Times. Are they the future of coworking?
With record-high vacancies, Fast Company shares how some commercial space owners are getting creative to save their buildings and businesses.
Entrepreneur shares some ideas to create a productive outdoor workspace.
In the post-pandemic era, Facility Executive explores how designers and architects are taking a more mindful approach to workplace design.