CWB RESEARCH ARTICLES

Welcome! CWB is thinking critically and creatively on issues relevant to our industry. This page shares our research, analysis and synthesis. Here we present our questions, findings and hypotheses to stimulate peer contemplation, discussion and action.

CURRENT THEME: Workspaces

Our first series will be about our work environment, the modern office. In the upcoming weeks our research page will explore the origin, development and future of the “office.” Multiple articles will be posted with each one focusing on a different aspect of the office.

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THE OFFICE SERIES: HISTORY, THE LAST CENTURY

THE OFFICE SERIES: HISTORY, THE LAST CENTURY

04/07/2016

We left off with the transformation of Western society to the Industrial Age, focused on progress and profit. We continue into the 20th century, where rationalism and empiricism continue to fuel the push for productivity.

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First Series

First Series

02/10/2016

Welcome to our new think tank. CWB Architects is launching a research program that will report on various topics of interest and relevance to living and working in metropolitan environs. Our first series will be about our work environment, the modern office.

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The Office Series: History

The Office Series: History

02/06/2016

In order to understand the form and function of the modern day office it is important to first establish a basic understanding of its origins and evolution. So, let’s rewind all the way back to Classical Antiquity. Trade was just beginning, forming a flow of capital.

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