Communicative Spaces 2. A New Way to Measure Workplace Effectiveness in Hospital Wards and Co-Working Spaces – PART 2

In my previous blog post of this two-part series, I talked about the importance of face-to-face communication in hospital wards for exchange of information and socialisation and the development of a new single measure – SCI (Spaces for Communication Index). SCI measures space effectiveness in the form of maximising communication opportunities which is crucial for…

Make sure you’re connected

brainybirdz co-founder Ros Pomeroy reflects on her recent build project in Sri Lanka and on the lessons this throws up for workplace design.  I am fortunate. I know that. I co-own a 5 acre tea estate in Sri Lanka. I have fallen in love with the country; the country where my husband was born. I…

How do we choose the best place to sit?

In the era of activity based working and the explosion of choice about where to work, and not just within a conventional office, it is worth reflecting on what influences our decisions about where to sit. brainybirdz don’t have a dedicated office, so in theory we could choose pretty much any publicly available space to…