Another half-of-an-hour of talk courtesy of Monocle is now available. The issues raised here and discussed with Matthew Harrison (senior associate at the Helen Hamlyn Centre in London) Jonathan Reed-Lethbridge (UK design director for office furniture firm Ergonom) and Kim Herforth Nielsen (founder of Danish firm 3XN in Copenhagen and Aarhus) are those ones :
– How is the economic climate influencing architectural thought ?
– How does geography influence office design ?
– What is missing from the work place ?
– Looking ahead, what are the key trends for the coming year ?
@WebOL, a former post was devoted to the topic with the future internet perspective, the most important keyword being there « Internet of Thing« . IoT ? Browse the European Future Internet Portal, discover the IoT2008 in Zurich, note the UmanLab‘s brand new website providing a link the SENSEI project, ask Google for a myriad of more and less relevant URLs, etc.