Turning Underutilized Office Spaces into Creative and Collaborative Respites for Employees

by Gary Badge and Amanda Velazquez A healthy work environment promotes creativity, motivation, and team-building. While 2020 was a year for the ages, we all reacted to a radically changing world and saw this time as an opportunity to grow and strategize for the future. As employees return to work, companies have to rethink their office layout and design to support a hybrid environment while providing physical distancing without compromising peopleā€™s productivity and wellbeing. Trend forecasters cite video conferencing, virtual reality, and decorative touches associated with comfortable furnishingsā€”particularly in breakout spaces, will be at the forefront of design. Here are some ideas to incorporate into your office based on the FK Design Lounge we created for our employees. Capitalize on Underutilized Space At FK Architecture, we focused on proactive tactics to navigate the challenges of the time and lay the groundwork for what our future will become. We knew we …