Offices are changing due to technologies and pressure from the younger generation, psychologist Dalibor Špok has informed us in this interview for #MORETHANOFFICE. Work environments are Špok’s area of specialization. He helps companies and individuals create or find the optimum environment for satisfied, successful work.
Jan Kurz and his wife Zuzana founded KURZ Architects studio three years ago, after finishing their degrees. They design houses and commercial spaces that have won awards in competitions assessing the leading edge in Czech office design. The pair themselves, meanwhile, have “escaped” the city and live in solitude among the Novohradské hills.
Architect Pavel Kříž created offices for Petr Rokůsek’s companies that won awards in both domestic competitions that assess the interiors of working spaces. When you ride up to the sixth floor of the new DRN building on Národní třída in the center of Prague, you’re entering a forest, where the businessmen and programmers of Nano Energies are hard at work.
Hearing is, of course, one of our basic senses. And well-adjusted acoustics are among the most frequently mentioned parameters for a good work environment. So we’ve chatted up Iveta Králová from Saint-Gobain Ecophon regarding both noise and silence in offices… and even the acoustics of company toilets.
We each breathe over 10,000 liters of air every day. Do you know what’s inside that air? The Finnish company named 720° is able to measure it. Their project, at whose beginnings stood a Czech named Tomáš Novotný, is improving the atmosphere of offices and more with the power of big data.
An interview with Michaela Klesnarová, business and marketing manager at Atalian, one of the Czech Republic’s biggest players in facility management and operation. The Atalian Group, which does business in 33 countries worldwide, is striving to establish “integrated facility services” on the market.