This year’s CoreNet Symposium titled “The Intuitive Place” focused on creating a technology-driven, human-centric space.
Dinesh Archarya, director of consulting for JLL, said that companies are working on creating a diverse workplace that is more personalized.
In order to bring together all of the most important elements of a space — including design, culture, location, and leadership — organizations must implement technology to recall data and improve any issues that may arise.
Clair Rowell, a workplace anthropologist at WeWork, explains that the coworking firm builds a sense of community through humanizing the workplace, learning through a network, and creating useful design.
The overarching theme seemed to be technology implementation and data collection. Philipp Siedler and Lorena Espaillat Bencosme of Zaha Hadid Architects discussed how big data and computational design can create a more optimal workplace.