In recent years, increasing attention has been drawn to the standards of cleanliness and hygiene in North American hospitals and healthcare facilities, driven by evidence confirming that hospital and healthcare environments can become contaminated with microorganisms responsible for Healthcare Associated Infections (HCAI).
Bar and venue owners worldwide, from Boston to Berlin, Dublin to Dubai, Paris to Perth, have tried and tested various techniques to get customers to stick around a little longer, buy another round or sample some food.
Typical efforts to get customers to spend a little more tend to revolve around offering drink promotions, showing sports games, hosting live music or offering varied food menus, all of which can achieve varying degrees of success. However, it’s ultimately how comfortable a customer feels in a bar that will influence how long they will stick around.
A positive and healthy working environment in modern office buildings is reliant on on several factors, including the company that an employee works for, the comradery in the office, and if the office design allows for sufficient amounts of natural light to enter the workspace throughout the day.
Technological innovations are challenging architects to dramatically step up hotel interior design. One of the new design trends on the rise in 2018 is to create a ‘smart’ hotel room, where designers use modern technology to provide a more comfortable, enjoyable experience for guests. Continue reading
The design of academic buildings can significantly impact academic performance, for better or worse. Students perform best when they study in an environment where they feel comfortable, safe, and productive in their learning. Functionality is also important—academic building design can promote a sense of community while providing quiet spaces for concentrated studying to balance and nurture a positive learning experience.
Technology moves at an increasingly rapid pace in the modern world, and it waits for nobody. Architects are in a particularly vulnerable position when it comes to technology. They must stay current with other key architectural aspects, such as the latest building materials and design trends, both of which also change quickly.
The latest trends in modern office design reflect the society we live in, with office designers and architects looking to incorporate new design technologies to give the office exterior a fresh and contemporary look with added functionality. In this post, you’ll find out about the top current exterior office design trends, including the use of smartglass technology, vibrant colours, transitional designs, and more.
The global airline industry experienced huge growth in 2017 with airlines around the planet are expected to make a combined net profit of $29.8 billion during 2017, according to The International Air Transport Association (IATA). As airline profits strengthen and technology advances each year, both airport authorities and individual airlines are on the lookout for new ways to revolutionize the aviation industry. Continue reading