Architecture http://nreionline.com/taxonomy/term/7577/more en Inverting Maslow’s Pyramid By Design http://nreionline.com/commentary/inverting-maslow-s-pyramid-design <div class="node-body article-body">The role of the design professional has shifted. It has largely devolved to that of commodity supplier. And yet this is antithetical to the chief reasons clients hire architects or designers in the first place. Business considerations aside, what most clients seek is creativity and innovation. How do you bid that? </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/commentary/inverting-maslow-s-pyramid-design" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/commentary/inverting-maslow-s-pyramid-design#comments Architecture Commentary News Freemium Mon, 06 Oct 2014 15:20:00 +0000 1269771 at http://nreionline.com What Corporations Can Coopt from Co-Working http://nreionline.com/office/what-corporations-can-coopt-co-working <div class="node-body article-body">Co-working spaces appeal to younger workers by conveying a strong brand and providing lots of user choices as well as opportunities for networking and idea generation—and companies competing for the type of talent drawn to co-working can learn a lot about attracting talent from studying what co-working spaces offer.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/office/what-corporations-can-coopt-co-working" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/office/what-corporations-can-coopt-co-working#comments Architecture Corporate Real Estate News Office Freemium Tue, 02 Sep 2014 14:24:00 +0000 1163691 at http://nreionline.com Standing Innovation http://nreionline.com/commentary/standing-innovation <div class="node-body article-body">Health and wellness has become the latest clarion call of the office landscape. At one end of the spectrum, developers are offering more lifestyle amenities in new and repositioned properties; at the other end, sit-to-stand furniture options have taken center stage. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/commentary/standing-innovation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/commentary/standing-innovation#comments Design Architecture Commentary News Office Freemium Tue, 01 Jul 2014 06:42:00 +0000 991581 at http://nreionline.com Transforming Tired into Inspired Retail http://nreionline.com/viewpoints/transforming-tired-inspired-retail <div class="field-byline"> Valerie Cataffa </div> <div class="node-body article-body">As place-making has become an increasingly important element in creating value in today's retail environment, are older shopping centers really able to compete?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/viewpoints/transforming-tired-inspired-retail" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Architecture News Retail Viewpoints Viewpoints Freemium Wed, 25 Jun 2014 16:18:00 +0000 965291 at http://nreionline.com Rockville Town Square How Architecture & Design Can Increase Marketing Value in Commercial Real Estate http://nreionline.com/viewpoints/how-architecture-design-can-increase-marketing-value-commercial-real-estate <div class="field-byline"> Joshua McClure </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Good design has become a requirement in office spaces, particularly in forward-thinking cities like Austin, Boston and San Francisco. In order for a landlord to be truly competitive in these markets, they need to offer prospective tenants great architecture and interior design.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/viewpoints/how-architecture-design-can-increase-marketing-value-commercial-real-estate" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Architecture News Office Viewpoints Viewpoints Freemium Wed, 04 Jun 2014 19:24:00 +0000 855971 at http://nreionline.com Gensler Pushes Hacking to Retrofit Buildings http://nreionline.com/green-projects-retrofits/gensler-pushes-hacking-retrofit-buildings <div class="node-body article-body">In an age of identity theft and cyber fraud, hacking does not exactly conjure up positive images. But hacking is exactly what a national architecture firm is pitching as a sustainable solution to transforming aging office buildings into more viable destinations for tomorrow’s workers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/green-projects-retrofits/gensler-pushes-hacking-retrofit-buildings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/green-projects-retrofits/gensler-pushes-hacking-retrofit-buildings#comments Associations & Designations Energy-Efficiency and Benchmarking Architecture Green Projects & Retrofits News Office Industries & Products and Services Freemium Mon, 14 Apr 2014 14:26:00 +0000 766501 at http://nreionline.com Micro Apartments Reflect Macro Trends http://nreionline.com/viewpoints/micro-apartments-reflect-macro-trends <div class="field-byline"> Steve Morris </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Household sizes have been decreasing while increasing mobility (both length of stay and their transportation as a tenant) yet wanting a central location. These factors all combine to make micro-apartments a viable proposition for new development. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/viewpoints/micro-apartments-reflect-macro-trends" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/viewpoints/micro-apartments-reflect-macro-trends#comments Architecture Multifamily News Viewpoints Viewpoints Freemium Wed, 02 Apr 2014 20:16:00 +0000 738081 at http://nreionline.com Avoid Managing Change at Your Peril http://nreionline.com/commentary/avoid-managing-change-your-peril <div class="node-body article-body">If you think change management is just a trend, think again. Whether you hire someone or self-perform, a well-executed change management program is a proven and effective means of promoting real estate strategy and engaging employees in positive ways to help achieve business goals. Avoid it and some disruptive, time-consuming and expensive consequences might result.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/commentary/avoid-managing-change-your-peril" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/commentary/avoid-managing-change-your-peril#comments Architecture Commentary News Office Freemium Tue, 01 Apr 2014 13:21:00 +0000 714171 at http://nreionline.com Would Frank Lloyd Wright Embrace Cargo Container Construction? His Architect Grandson Says Yes http://nreionline.com/architecture/would-frank-lloyd-wright-embrace-cargo-container-construction-his-architect-grandson-sa <div class="node-body article-body">If the cargo container construction industry needs sanctioning, it has it now in Eric Lloyd Wright—iconic architect Frank Lloyd Wright's grandson.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/architecture/would-frank-lloyd-wright-embrace-cargo-container-construction-his-architect-grandson-sa" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/architecture/would-frank-lloyd-wright-embrace-cargo-container-construction-his-architect-grandson-sa#comments Design Architecture Expert Q&As Multifamily News Industries & Products and Services Freemium Mon, 17 Mar 2014 20:51:00 +0000 677431 at http://nreionline.com Eric Lloyd Wright. Photo by W. Cunningham Benchmarking Is Only a Starting Point http://nreionline.com/corporate-real-estate/benchmarking-only-starting-point <div class="node-body article-body">Benchmarking has become an essential decision support tool used by brokers and clients to determine how much space a company needs. Lately, regardless of the industry, companies want to know what the technology industry is up to. Looking outside one’s industry for best practices can be a source of innovation. But companies first need to try these characteristics on for size to see if they fit.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> influencer </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/corporate-real-estate/benchmarking-only-starting-point" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/corporate-real-estate/benchmarking-only-starting-point#comments Architecture Brokerage Commentary Corporate Real Estate Leasing News Office Freemium Tue, 04 Mar 2014 14:58:00 +0000 630541 at http://nreionline.com