Architecture http://nreionline.com/taxonomy/term/7577/more en Six Sigma for Persuading Tough Customers http://nreionline.com/office/six-sigma-persuading-tough-customers <div class="node-body article-body">A successful change initiative should really be a combination of top-down and bottom-up communication. It starts with executives conveying the company’s vision and mission to all, and then inviting employees to be part of the journey and the solution.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/office/six-sigma-persuading-tough-customers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/office/six-sigma-persuading-tough-customers#comments Architecture News Office Fri, 20 Feb 2015 15:03:00 +0000 1656801 at http://nreionline.com Parameters, Not Perimeters for Global Workplace Strategies http://nreionline.com/commentary/parameters-not-perimeters-global-workplace-strategies <div class="node-body article-body">What better time than the New Year to reexamine how we measure success in creating cohesive, comprehensive and truly global workplace strategies?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/commentary/parameters-not-perimeters-global-workplace-strategies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/commentary/parameters-not-perimeters-global-workplace-strategies#comments Architecture Commentary International News Office Tue, 06 Jan 2015 15:30:00 +0000 1557331 at http://nreionline.com 10 Examples of Santiago Calatrava's Jaw-Dropping Architecture http://nreionline.com/architecture/10-examples-santiago-calatravas-jaw-dropping-architecture <div class="node-body gallery-body">There are only a handful of architects whose names ring a bell with the general public as well as with real estate developers in the world’s major cities, and any such list would surely include Santiago Calatrava. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/architecture/10-examples-santiago-calatravas-jaw-dropping-architecture" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/architecture/10-examples-santiago-calatravas-jaw-dropping-architecture#comments Architecture News Wed, 03 Dec 2014 16:07:00 +0000 1429921 at http://nreionline.com “Build for a Particular Person”: Santiago Calatrava Talks about What Makes Architecture Successful http://nreionline.com/architecture/build-particular-person-santiago-calatrava-talks-about-what-makes-architecture-succes-0 <div class="node-body article-body">There are only a handful of architects whose names ring a bell with the general public as well as with real estate developers in the world’s major cities, and any such list would surely include Santiago Calatrava. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/architecture/build-particular-person-santiago-calatrava-talks-about-what-makes-architecture-succes-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/architecture/build-particular-person-santiago-calatrava-talks-about-what-makes-architecture-succes-0#comments Architecture Expert Q&As News Wed, 03 Dec 2014 16:00:00 +0000 1433291 at http://nreionline.com 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