WLP159 - Scientific Thinking in Workplace Design

What factors in the workplace affect where we choose to work with others? Dr Kerstin Sailer and Ros Pomeroy from BrainyBirdz talk to Pilar about what they’re finding out in their experiments. 

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What factors in the workplace affect where we choose to work with others? Dr Kerstin Sailer and Ros Pomeroy from BrainyBirdz talk to Pilar about what they’re finding out in their experiments.

What does the experiment in the workspace that Ros and Kerstin run involve?

An experiential approach.

You can find out more about the experiment here:
https://brainybirdz.net/2017/07/10/experimenting-with-workspace/

Understanding patterns of behaviour.
So, when people have the choice to pick where they work from, what have you found affects that choice?
Spatial visibility
Daylight
Furniture
Personality Type
Team Dynamics
Perception of Task

Prospect and refuge; intimacy, visibility.
Ros mentions the software DepthmapX
How do organisations use this information?
How can data inform decision-making? How can collaboration be improved?

What are the different kind of areas we need in the workplace?

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