A report focusing on the future of the workplace. It investigates the impact of growing cultural and generational diversity, the role of new technologies and working patterns and the importance of creativity and collaboration for organisational success.
The shape of the future workforce is primarily driven by demographics, trends in education, and changes in lifestyles. Analysing these trends tells us that over the coming decades, the global workforce will be characterized by a higher proportion of women, more workers from emerging economies, and a greater diversity of generations, cultures, and family patterns.
The Living Workplace report offers opportunities that reflect the future needs of an organisation, the employees that will occupy a space, and the type of interactions that will take place. This report summarizes some of the key drivers shaping future workplaces, and giving examples of workplace environments that are leading the way in innovative design and use of space.
Living Workplace was created with input from across Arup’s specialisms, including significant contribution from the Business Systems team.
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