The Future of Work and the Long-Awaited Return to the Office 01.06.21

…for an unknown workforce with unknown answers to deep, existential, reasons-for-being questions. That sounds like a really small, simple, little ask of workplace design. #Sarcasm. JS: Yeah, but that gets…

Meet Our Thought Leaders: Jeff Parker, Educational Visioning 12.05.17

Jeff Parker, architect and educational planner, has been with SHP for 17 of his 25 years in the industry. Known for his passionate dedication to his work, Jeff leads the…

Engaging the Public in Community Projects 05.04.18

…buildings, we engage in similar client and end-user engagement and research for all SHP Leading Design projects, including education and workplace design. Dedicating time and resources to understanding our client…

What Does Your Workplace Design Say About Your Company Culture? 04.28.20

…At SHP, we believe that your workplace design can, and should, reinforce the behaviors that reflect — and sustain — your culture. Culture: It’s Alive Much of what most company…

Two More Reasons the Open vs. Closed Office Design Debate is Flawed 09.18.18

…And why, then, should these exchanges be viewed as inherently less productive? As a matter of efficiency, it seems likely that electronic exchanges for simple collaboration is improved by technology,…

SHPodcast: 2021 Workplace Design Takeaways 12.20.21

On Friday, December 10, SHP vice president of architecture, Jeffrey Sackenheim, was a featured speaker for the UC Real Estate Center’s December Roundtable Series “Return to the Office: How does…

How Healthy is Your Building? 06.07.21

…research, WELL sets pathways for supporting physical and mental wellbeing across 10 core concepts, including air, water, nourishment, light, movement, thermal comfort, sound, materials, mind, community and innovation. “It’s not…

The Future of Work: Effectiveness and Productivity 01.20.21

…for this next leap forward, the answer is most often, “No.”[/perfectpullquote] As an architecture, design and engineering firm, it’s an exciting challenge to solve for, but it isn’t a new…

Changes Coming to Workplace Strategy and Design 04.22.20

Workplaces around the globe have been forced to rethink their workspaces in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. Remote work policies and procedures, offices and conference rooms sitting empty, Zoom meetings!…