The Workplace You Need Now: Shaping Spaces for the Future of Work 1st Edition

by Sanjay Rishi (Author), Benjamin Breslau (Author), Peter Miscovich (Author)

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Technology will increasingly play an important role to help measure, model, and manage a connected, sustainable workplace.
—Brad Smith, President, Microsoft

The opportunities to transform work and workplaces are staring us in the face. The dynamics of change described in this book make it a must-read for all that want to create a culture for the success of their organizations.
—Rajesh Nambiar, Chairman, Cognizant India

Must-read for anyone who wants to understand the new world of work.
—Philip Ross, Founder and CEO,

Now is the time for companies to leverage the power of design to transform the human experience at work. We see firsthand the challenges and opportunities companies face in this new era of the office. This book is a refreshing and readable narrative that reinforces human-centric design.
—Diane Hoskins, Co-CEO, Gensler

The most successful workplaces will embody and exemplify an organization’s purpose, inspire the workforce, and drive business performance. The book is an invaluable guide for CEOs thinking about the future of work and the workplaces they need to help their people and businesses thrive.
—Christian Ulbrich, CEO and President, JLL


Accelerated by the COVID-19 pandemic, the world of work has undergone a lasting transformation. Individuals, organizations and institutions are seeking the right balance of workspace opportunities. Workers want to know how remote work can fit into their lives, and how the office can meet their needs.

In The Workplace You Need Now: Shaping Spaces for the Future of Work, work environment executives and experts Dr. Sanjay Rishi, Benjamin Breslau and Peter Miscovich deliver a practical framework for how to plan, invest in and create effective digital/physical hybrid workplaces that are beginning to define the world of work.

The book explores paths to creating new workplaces that drive the four C’s of value: culture, collaboration, creativity, and community. It walks you through the design of custom, flexible, digitally integrated workplaces that manifest new ways of working, and attract tomorrow’s top talent. You’ll discover the personalized, responsible, and experiential workplace that individuals and organizations alike seek to encourage human interaction, and fuel creativity and growth. You’ll learn the path to the purposeful, resilient workplace that incorporates the emerging imperatives of health, wellness and environmental sustainability.

Rich with examples from leading organizations from across the globe, The Workplace You Need Now is an indispensable resource for individuals, as well as businesses of all shapes and sizes trying to find the right solution that works for them right now.