Cities & Urban Design
Rapid urbanization, demographic change, and the maturing digital age continue to challenge the spatial distribution...Expertise
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A layer of technology isn’t what makes a city “smart.” The tech must be used for purpose — seeking to bring the...Dialogue Article
The concept of smart cities might be shrewd marketing on the part of tech companies, so what does it mean for a city...dialogue BLOG
Gensler Singapore hosted a panel examining the impact that repositioning smart cities might have on a...dialogue BLOG
University of Toronto civil and mineral engineering professor Shoshanna Saxe articulates some serious concerns about...dialogue BLOG
Data and AI are being invisibly woven into everything around us. As we move towards an intelligence economy where...dialogue BLOG
If there’s one area Costa Rica could improve upon, it’s the coexistence of its largest city San José with the...dialogue BLOG
Work in the City is a yearlong initiative directed at key drivers redefining how the rapidly changing landscape of...Blog Archive
Buildings contribute 40% of global greenhouse gas emissions. We have an opportunity to make a big impact.Dialogue Article
Gensler’s Seattle, Portland, and Vancouver offices hosted a conversation on why human connection and experience will...dialogue BLOG
DESIGNING CITIES FOR PEOPLEDialogue Issue
We are witnessing global disruption at an unprecedented scale. But if we can live though disruptions as a new...dialogue BLOG
Gensler’s Beijing office hosted a panel discussion on topics ranging from social impact to connected cities.dialogue BLOG
The current crisis raises serious questions that we’ll need to address before we get back to anything resembling...dialogue BLOG
Work and the MetropolisDialogue Issue
Gensler’s Washington, D.C. office hosted a hyperlocal conversation focused on what the resilience challenge means...dialogue BLOG
Building upon our BoomTown framework to understand the essential elements for multigenerational communities.Gensler Research Institute
Cities are cool. I find myself increasingly fascinated with how attractive city living is for so many new urban...Blog Archive
The new Brookfield Place. The area of Wall Street and city hall has always skewed utilitarian. It’s never catered to...Blog Archive
Gensler’s Detroit office hosted a discussion on urban innovations and their impact on the future of a mobile...dialogue BLOG
Bechara Choucair, commissioner of public health for the City of Chicago; Denise Scarpelli, market pharmacy director...Blog Archive
Two recent Gensler research initiatives have harnessed the crowdsourced power of multiple cultural, geographic, and...Dialogue Article
A major shift happened in the mid-1990s when luxury student housing grabbed a foothold on college campuses across...Blog Archive
Gensler Costa Rica hosted a panel discussing how public-private partnerships can spur innovation, how buildings and...dialogue BLOG
As we consider the future of cities, we must also be cognizant of the forces of change that will impact how we...dialogue BLOG
Gensler’s Toronto office hosted a series of presentations that showcased potential futures and near-term solutions...dialogue BLOG
The pandemic is disrupting already fragile food supply chains. To ensure resilience and food security for the...dialogue BLOG
Working with Sidewalk Labs and a network of engineers, environmental specialists, and other partners, we have...dialogue BLOG
TRANSFORMING THE URBAN EXPERIENCE THROUGH DESIGNDialogue Issue
Using Gensler New York as a case study, we installed sensors and use mixed-methods to measure occupant and building...Gensler Research Institute
Costa Rica Convention Center. . Today’s travelers expect a different standard of luxury that caters not only to...Blog Archive
When it comes to the digital revolution’s impact on place, people are the prime movers.dialogue BLOG
How do large companies manage their real estate assets to support an international workforce? Three CRE leaders in...Dialogue Article
With thoughtful resilience strategies, coastal cities can be part of the solution to deal with climate change.Dialogue Article
Exploring the new frontiers for mass public transitGensler Research Institute
An "up-zoning" proposal to encourage building renovation and neighborhood revitalization.Gensler Research Institute
Reinventing the Workplace is a recurring blog series in which Gensler designers predict how the workplace will...Blog Archive
Digital Sizzle: Challenging Neighbourhood Perceptions. They say, “Charity begins at home,” not so much in the much...Blog Archive
Scattered reports are beginning to trickle in regarding the death of the much-maligned ‘Big Box’ retail outlet. Born...Blog Archive
Addressing the realities of climate change through aspirational policy.dialogue BLOG
As global leaders come together to address how the collective community can help reduce CO2 emissions, we understand...dialogue BLOG
This post is part of a series in which we look at the critical role that the architecture and design play in global...Blog Archive
Are today’s communities prepared for our rapidly growing, healthy, and savvy aging population?Gensler Research Institute
Addressing sea level rise and major storms threats in vulnerable cities.Gensler Research Institute
As we approach a new normal for urban density, the cities that are best positioned for the future are evolving along...dialogue BLOG
Downtown San José’s thriving Farmer’s Market is just one example of the City’s increasing efforts to adapt existing...Blog Archive
The Town Square Initiative is a yearlong volunteer effort in which Gensler designers set out to unearth and...Blog Archive
Chicago's skyline, like those in cities around the world, is about to be populated by more high rise buildings...Blog Archive
Editor’s note: this blog is part of a series on 2016 tech trends. Tech companies are growing up. The hackable...Blog Archive
What’s next for airport terminal design and planning? Keeping passengers moving is key for tomorrow’s...Gensler Research Institute
Ongoing research into the evolution of knowledge work establishes a causal relationship between employees’ ability...Blog Archive
Throughout the 20th century, airports served as civic icons for the dreams, aspirations, and the identities of their...Blog Archive
Over the past 70 years, the workplace has evolved slowly but surely. In the past 5 months, that evolution has...dialogue BLOG
If there’s one clear lesson from the recent National Climate Assessment, it’s that we need to anticipate and prepare...dialogue BLOG
Gensler's annual Design Excellence Awards help helps set a standard that all our design teams can aspire to. The...dialogue BLOG
As we enter another presidential campaign cycle here in the United States, there is lots of bluster about US...Blog Archive
The data center isn’t back of house business anymore. Long gone are the days when company data centers were out of...Blog Archive
Up and down the proverbially sunny University Avenue in Palo Alto, California, work takes place in unconventional...Blog Archive
The Powerlong Huaxing Radisson Hotel in Shanghai. We recently spoke with Tomás Contreras, a regional practice area...Blog Archive
The Baby Boomers and their parents made home ownership a central component of the American Dream. Millennials are...Blog Archive
Client insights from Gensler Morristown's panel discussion on workplace performance.dialogue BLOG
By providing things like large open floor plates, indoor-outdoor transitions, open sightlines, and bridges and...Dialogue Article
The effects of climate change are increasingly evident — and urgent. What can we do to create resiliency and...dialogue BLOG
This issue discusses the role of design in creating the places where people live, work, and play in urban centers...Design Forecast
Achieving the right kind of workplace is challenging, but the following ideas can change your office from a mundane...dialogue BLOG
Gray and beige are two colors I see most often in many of today’s workplaces. I’m not the only one, either. A client...Blog Archive
Impact by Design 2017 is Gensler’s second annual publication analyzing the sustainable performance of our work.Sustainability
Authenticity. Millennials consumers and NextGen entrepreneurs are demanding it. Clients are on the hunt for it...Blog Archive
Gensler's Los Angeles Office. Editors’ Note: In late October 2014, a council of architects and designers gathered at...Blog Archive
When we design spaces in terminals for passengers, we subconsciously favor the experience of the outbound customer...Blog Archive
The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc., is a leader in green design, having trademarked their approach to...Blog Archive
The current crisis has turned many long held community engagement best practices and expectations on their head. At...dialogue BLOG
From energy use to maintenance, lighting, and air quality, COVID-19 will change the equations we’ve been using to...dialogue BLOG
As everyone around the world starts to emerge from lock-down, we are all wondering what it’s going to be like to...dialogue BLOG
As we design spaces for learning it is imperative that we integrate digital experiences into them thoughtfully; to...dialogue BLOG
Changes going on around the world are rapidly shifting the conversation around energy conservation and climate...dialogue BLOG
The CSU Northridge Sustainability + Recycling Center includes a rooftop photovoltaic system, which offsets the...Blog Archive
As our lives become more digitally connected, there is not a moment uninterrupted by the desire to post something...dialogue BLOG
Interior of the new Legacy Hall in Plano, Texas. . Cities and suburbs are constantly changing and 2017 served up...Blog Archive
The stairs to Sydney’s Opera House invite a social moment. Photo: John J. Parman. This post is part of a blog series...Blog Archive
This post is part of a series related to Uniting Healthcare + Community. “Less emphasis on illness and more on...Blog Archive
Editor's Note: This post is part of a series on the state of the financial services industry. “You can’t always get...Blog Archive
Citro?n C42 showroom, Paris. On a recent visit to Paris, while strolling down the Champs-élysées checking out the...Blog Archive
This post is part of a series of blog posts on Gensler’s 2016 Workplace Surveys. Read Phil Tidd’s first blog post...Blog Archive
UNL Innovation Lab, Epistemological agility is a term that Luis Rico-Gutierrez, Dean of the College of Design at...Blog Archive
An exploration of factors that are likely to transform everyday life in ways that reshape its design and experience.Design Forecast
Last year, Denver International Airport unveiled Ned Kahn, Patrick Marold and Yann Kersalé as the artists selected...Blog Archive
The chorus of voices championing science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education grows louder by the...Blog Archive
There’s nothing like a little domestic travel to make one appreciate staying home. Couple that with being a devout...Blog Archive
I grew up in what Chris Leinberger calls "Driveable Sub-urbanism." That label pretty much describes the entire state...Blog Archive
Converting neglected urban environments into healthy, resilient neighborhoods hinges on several factors. One such...Blog Archive
2011 saw the development of some interesting trends that have worked their way into the retail vocabulary and...Blog Archive
Here's how transit maps inspired, "Smart City," a new carpet collection designed by Mohawk Group in collaboration...In the Media
Smart City, a brand new carpet plank system by the Mohawk Group in collaboration with Gensler, takes inspiration...In the Media
Gensler wins two Interior Design 2020 HiP Awards for the Smart City carpet collaboration with Mohawk Group and the...In the Media
Smart Cities Dive explores rethinking the 15 or 20-minute city as the pandemic and protests against systemic racism...In the Media
Co-CEO Hoskins: How Smart Cities Can Make the World BetterIn the Media
Co-CEO Andy Cohen explains how smart density is city wellness in a Forbes feature.In the Media
Lee discusses Shanghai Tower’s design and creating smart cities, in Indesign Live Hong Kong.In the Media
The culture of choice is changing how we build future cities.In the Media
Gensler's Diane Hoskins discusses a Reebok collaboration that envisions the adaptive reuse of gas stations to create...In the Media
Exploring the top trends in digital experience design, such as real-time mapping and why smart cities should be...
Exploring the top trends in urban design, from urban regeneration to smart technologies.
The Johnson Controls Headquarters Asia Pacific in Shanghai is a leading example of design innovation...
Modern cities can be built on time-honored principles and shaped by regional culture and local values, as...
Making cities healthy is essential to urban planning today. There is no avoiding the research proving how planning...
We impact millions of people’s lives by creating places where people live, work, and play
Community Forecast: Contemporary life’s disruptions and opportunities form the working agenda for cities and their...
Rapid urbanization, demographic change, and the maturing digital age continue to challenge the spatial distribution...
Lifestyle Forecast: Leisure’s need for a customer experience that’s real, authentic, and seamless is a challenge for...
To make a positive difference, we have to design for the needs of people first.
Mixed-use environments unlock the possibilities of a diverse, urban lifestyle and breathe new life into cities.
Employees work in different ways and benefit from different workstyle options.
These are the trends that Gensler designers and architects are focused on in the coming year to help our clients...
As our lives continue to evolve with advances in technology, the built environment is becoming more integrated with...
Retail is no longer about products; it’s about the relationship between a brand and its audience.
Exploring the top design trends in office buildings, from workplace mobility to high-performance systems to mass...
Here’s how well-designed workplaces and environments can improve performance, attract talent, and create positive...
Coworking is disrupting the real estate industry as the two primary players — developers and coworking providers —...
NEW YORK – Gensler has relocated its 600+ employees to 1700 Broadway after more than 25 years in Rockefeller Center...Press Release
BOSTON, MA – Boston’s first outpost of the Dutch chain citizenM – and the brand’s first hotel in the USA outside of...Press Release
London – Global architecture and design firm Gensler, celebrates the completion of its new European Headquarters at...Press Release
Gensler London is moving. Again! After two years acclimatising at Basecamp, we have finally moved to our permanent...Press Release