Physical workspaces need to support social connections
What: Anneli Jansson, CEO at Humlegården, has seen a shift in the role of the office — moving from “workspace” to “meeting place”. She says that the importance of the physical office in the future will be to provide a sense of belonging rather than a place to simply work.
So What: The office space has taken on a lot of different shapes in the past and we’re once again facing a paradigm shift where the traditional 40h, 9 to 5, work week sitting in a cubicle is being challenged by a new flexible work environment where interaction and conversations is in the center floor plan of any office layout.
This article is part of Emerging Futures of Remote Work – An Institute for the Future Signals Report for The Remote Lab