Metropolis Forums

APRIL 30TH, 4:00PM–5:00PM EDT

RETURNING TO A BETTER WORKPLACE

In the last decade, floor plans, utilization ratios, amenity packages, real estate calculations, and corporate policy and programs have all seen huge changes. However, by disrupting business-as-usual so fundamentally, the global pandemic has brought to the fore many opportunities that previously were on the fringes. Informed by everything from remote working to public health concerns, architects and designers must be prepared to imagine workplaces of a kind they have never had to before.

Returning to a Better Workplace

Host

773.avinash Rajagopal Headshot Credit Nicholas Calcott

Avi Rajagopal

Editor in Chief
Metropolis

Avinash Rajagopal is the editor-in-chief of Metropolis magazine. He is an expert on product and interior design in the digital age, as a historian of contemporary design as well as a frequent speaker at key industry events. He is the author of Hacking Design (Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, 2013). and has contributed to numerous volumes on architecture and design, including Adhocracy (Istanbul Design Biennial, 2012), Making Africa (Vitra Design Museum, 2015) and Atlas of Furniture Design (Vitra Design Museum, forthcoming). He has lectured on design history and writing at the School of Visual Arts, New York; the University of Texas at Austin; and the National Institute of Design, India.

Panelists

Kelly Farrell

Kelly Farrell

President and CEO
CALLISONRTKL

Tom Powers

Tom Powers

Co-President and CEO
IA INTERIOR ARCHITECTS

Robert Whitlock

Robert Whitlock

Principal
KPF

Clive Wilkinson

Clive Wilkinson

President and Design Director
CLIVE WILKINSON ARCHITECTS

Lindsay Wilson

Lindsay Wilson

President
CORGAN