Modularity is a concept that--in its most complete and effective application--covers not just a notion of space planning, but also applies to all the various systems of a workplaceRead More
Houston Perspectives is PDR’s annual event that is an invitational gathering to bring together leaders of innovation in our community and beyond. PDR facilitated Perspectives in our Houston studio, and invited 3 leaders to present their perspective on innovation in their industry.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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?Read More
As any counselor will tell you, the most important aspect to any relationship is a sense of trust. Managers who consistently demonstrate three qualities are far less likely to face failure in their attempts to initiate change within their organizations.Read More
For 40 years we have traveled across time zones and cultures in pursuit of universal design patterns. Through our journey to design compelling places of work, live and play we have completed projects in over 30 countries, and always, we begin and end our quests in our home studio. Here are a few.Read More
In 2014 vinyl album sales reached their highest number recorded since the industry started monitoring LP sales in the early nineties. That same year, music streaming services saw an increase of 54 percent (wsj.com). In the years since, both of those markets continue to grow. But what does this mean for Workplace?Read More
As a part of PDR’s research for the event, PDR deployed its Perspectives 2016 Student Survey to gather data to inform the design of workplaces that enable our next generation of problem solvers.Read More
Typically, the workplace changes every 10 years, while the workforce changes every 5 years. Organizations should have a plan in place for how their workplaces will keep up with the speed of change.Read More
In today’s fast-paced, technology-saturated corporate environment, listening is at a premium. Throughout our busy workdays, we find every possible opportunity to multi-task – we bring laptops to meetings to finish deliverables, use the mute button to hold side conversations on conference calls, and compulsively check our phones at all hours to stay connected.Read More
PDR will host our annual Perspectives Forum on August 31st and September 1st 2016. Perspectives is an invitational gathering, curated to exchange ideas about the future of workplace strategy, and this year’s topic is Collegiate To Corporate: Workplace insights from learning environments.
What can successful universities teach corporations about co-creation, technology, autonomy, flexibility, and responsibility? How will we best enable our next generation of problem solvers? PDR’s Workplace Performance Practice, a workplace strategy thought leader, is excited to provide a platform that expands the collective knowledge of leaders focused on workplace performance and encourages them to implement their insight and experiences.