Category: Design

Augmented and Virtual Reality Leads Space Planning and Design into the Future

Augmented (AR) and virtual reality (VR) are at the forefront of spatial design technology. With the ability to show architects and designers what a project will look like, in 3D, these technologies are truly revolutionizing the world of design. So, what exactly are augmented and virtual reality? According to Architect Magazine, AR adds computer-generated objects …

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Employee Well-Being Becoming a Vital Component of Office Design

As today’s society shifts towards healthier living, office design is aiming to keep pace. As more businesses create a workspace that encourages health and well-being, employee happiness and productivity are on the rise. Simple additions like sit-stand desks or collaborative work areas give employers flexible options to increase collaboration and promote a healthier lifestyle. While …

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How to Inspire Employees With Creative Workspace Design

For better or worse, these past few years have been a major period of transition and experimentation in workspace design unlike any other. In early 2015, Facebook created controversy by moving its employees into the largest open floor plan workspace in the world — a single, quarter-mile-long room surrounded by a sprawling green campus. The …

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Projects We Love in Honor of Creative Romance MonthProjects We Love in Honor of Creative Romance Month

  Don’t save up all your love just for Valentine’s Day. Instead, celebrate Creative Romance Month throughout February. At Spaces we put our heart and soul into every project we’re involved with, so with the spotlight on love and romance this month, there was no better time than the present to feature some of the …

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How to Get Office Space Planning Buy-in from Senior Leadership

We all know the potential benefits of a change in workplace, but securing approval from leadership is not always easy. Here are a few tips from our friends at Knoll on how to gain approval for big changes in the work environment. Photo source: Knoll Plan and Prepare Most organizations will only have limited funding …

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Kansas City Space Planning Firm Shares Top 2016 Office Design Trends

As we usher in the New Year, we wanted to highlight some of our favorite office design trends as well as highlight what the experts had to say to Fast Company about what to expect in 2016! Design expert, Joan Blumenfeld, believes the workplace is ripe for reinvention. “Workspaces should flex to provide a variety …

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Space Planning Firm Reviews Top 2016 Workspace Design Trends

With the new year right around the corner, new office space trends are emerging. Office designs will continue to evolve into a more open and collaborative space rather than a hallway lined with offices. The Open Office The modern work space shows a preference for collaborative work and open workspaces over traditional individual offices. According …

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Spaces, Inc. Project Profile: Crossroads Academy of Kansas City

When Spaces, Inc. heard The Crossroads Academy of Kansas City, a K-8 education center, was renovating an existing 2-story building, we jumped at the chance to be a part of it. In December 2014, Crossroads was renovating the existing building adjacent to the Academy for their new middle school. Spaces, Inc., along with General Contractor …

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Modern Healthcare Design Featuring DIRTT

Office design is always improving and evolving and DIRTT is always at the forefront of new, exciting design elements. It’s no secret that the healthcare industry can be a little bland when it comes to design, but DIRTT is bringing healthcare design to the top of their list and improving it in amazing ways. DIRTT …

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