unconventional (yet brilliant) places to work outside the office norm

unconventional (yet brilliant) places to work outside the office norm

Undeniably, there is a movement among generation Y to join the workforce and remain free from the binds of a desk. Advancements in technology have made working a free and independent experience that fosters collaboration or separation based on the individual’s choice. As generation X and Y alter the demographic in most offices, they alter work spaces they occupy as well.
Many Generation Y workers prefer to work free from the confines of a desk.
Built environments are adapting their spatial models to cater to this change in preference for work space. If the first place is home, second place is work, the concept of a third place – whether it be a coffee shop, library or outdoor space, these are becoming the ideal and natural place to work.
Outdoor workspace design for productive work and fresh air.
Very casual outdoor workspace design.
Working outside is becoming an option for many who prefer freedom and flexibility.
When the true third place is unrealistic based on profession, offices are now creating spaces that serve the same purpose; often mimicking the idea of that “ideal” space without leaving the office environment.
Many offices are choosing design that mimics the outdoors.

Creativity has no boundaries in comfortable office design.
For the lucky few that don’t require the dedicated office space, get creative! There are countless creative spaces that allow for working unconventionally.
Relaxing outdoor workspaces are an option for some new workers.
Rooftop workspace design is an option in some big cities.
Small spaces can be productive workstations.