Insightful + Perceptive Content from Thought-leaders at PDR
Watch innovation unfold inside of PDR as Workplace Strategist, Holly Henry, leads a studio-wide ideation session to collectively solve business challenges.
Learn what your work environment is visually communicating. Through observation and understanding, you can determine the actions that will bring beneficial changes.
Perspectives is an invitational event bringing together leaders of innovation to discuss upcoming shifts in the everyday life of workers and in the workplace. Here we will explore what is new, now and next for our future.
A typical worker goes to work from 8 AM to 5 PM, Monday through Friday. We typically spend around 260 days out of a year at work. So, why do we spend that much time working?
We design for the purpose of fulfilling the Human Experience. Watch Laura Beth, a Designer at PDR, uncover what was seen at NeoCon 2018.
Employees should be defined by their work and not their technology. Computers have defined our work since the 4004 Intel chip was first released in 1971, but it is time to change.
Urban planners have known for a long time that creating an active and vibrant public space for a city will attract people. The same people are creating a demand for an extension of that public realm into their office buildings.
Innovation is a business necessity. The market is begging for workplace design that results in better, faster ideas. This year’s Front End of Innovation Conference offered a place for PDR to share workplace design solutions with other organizations. Watch as Workplace Strategist, Holly Henry, shares her three take-aways from this year’s conference.
Everybody should be rethinking everything about the way things are done.
When an estimated 90 percent of our lives are spent indoors, and 40 to 50 hours are spent in the office weekly, human productivity and comfort are brought to the forefront. A simple window can have a huge impact on how we work.
Now more than ever, people are looking to live, work and play in the same vicinity. Developers and employers have incentives for investing in urban amenities that can profit not just them, but the community as a whole.
Modularity is the key to matching up a compelling workplace experience with architecture to respond to the changing and often unknown future business needs.
8HX brought together a panel of six expert “hackers” who traffic in Cultural Capital. Each of our guests revealed how they are actively reprogramming the realms of Hospitality, Social Impact, Brand Identity, Data Science, Real Estate and Workplace Design.
There are two worlds of interior design: architecture and furniture. To an outsider, architecture is the more prominent world of the two. Furniture is often overlooked, but is extremely important.
Small distractions added up over the day, an email pop-up or design feed update, divert our attention to less important tasks. Most employees within the industry can relate to all the distractions.
Perspectives is an invitational gathering, curated to exchange ideas about workplace strategy, engagement, brand and the future of workplace. Join us for drinks, small bites and an inspiring discussion guided by our esteemed panel of workplace experts.
We have the potential to improve design quality for everyone by understanding how individuals with autism view the world. While autism in part gave us modern architecture, making ASD inclusivity a priority in design could potentially propel us into a new era of architecture.
We are experiencing a transformation in our workplace that is driving us or even forcing us to reimagine how we experience life, work, and play. In a designer’s mind we use the term “sandbox” as a metaphor for experiencing a transformation and reimagining.
The Quantum Village will encourage “creative collisions” among researchers, scientists, engineers, medical professionals, educators and students that will lead to new ideas and scientific breakthroughs.
All buildings have a story to tell, whether it played an important role in history, or serves the everyday mundane routines. These are the types of stories that give life to architecture throughout their existence, but what about the story of their genesis?
This is a study in place-making, sorry if you were hoping for a beer blog.
Intelligence quotient (IQ) has traditionally been the most important marker of intellect. However, as an employer, if that is all you are thinking of then you are missing a key indicator.
To accelerate innovation and support collaboration, PDR designed spaces at the ExxonMobil Houston Campus that draws people together to create more interaction.
As the school year begins, we say goodbye to some great interns that we had the privilege of working with this summer. One in particular, was a sophomore from the University of Texas, who joined our Visual Communications team.
Listen to PDR Principal, Larry Lander as he explains how the power of meeting space leads to innovation.
For the first time in history four generations are working side-by-side.
Did you know that in only eight years, I’ll be training today’s eighth graders for my current position? By then, a majority of my coworkers will be between 20-45, but my co-workers could range in age by 80 years. Are we preparing for this dramatic generational shift in our workforce?
The workplace has been in a state of change ever since there has been a place where people meet, together, to do work. So what makes today any different from previous moments of critical change?
Organizations interested in staying ahead of the curve are seeking transformative change. How can design innovation continue at its rapid pace without leaving end users behind?