Tag Archives - Enabling Spaces

Panel discussion – Smart Systems

“Smart” seems to be the buzzword of our time, followed by “sustainable” and “resilient”. Everything is either intelligent or should be intelligent in the future, including our cities (“smart cities”) and our jobs. But what does a city or a workplace actually need to be “smart”? Thomas discussed this topic together with Prof. Ray Ison,…

CSR and new working environments

We are proud to be part of the Springer-Gablers management book series “Corporate Social Responsibility” with a chapter on “Organizations shaping a thriving future – On future-oriented innovations and personal transformation”. In this article we address the following key question(s): How can we shape or innovate for a thriving future? In other words: How can…

Great offices that last forever

Interview with managing director Thomas Fundneider about trends in the working world and sustainable offices. Way more interesting than the question of what is changing is the question of what remains the same: “The modern company building could be similar to a monastery. Soleness, silence, the proximity to nature, semi-public spaces such as the cloister…

The office as a strategic instrument

Together with partners (abz*austria, Klaiton, Northcote Recht and Qualysoft) and the management club, theLivingCore has launched the event series “Actively shaping the future | Perspectives for small and medium-sized businesses”. The 3rd Business Breakfast focused on how space can be integrated into corporate strategy as a strategic instrument. Managers and entrepreneurs of medium-sized businesses actively…

Healing hospital architecture

The daily newspaper “Die Presse” interviewed Thomas Fundneider on hospital architecture and the humanistic design of hospital processes: “The interaction between employees, patients and visitors is a decisive factor in ensuring a sense of well-being in a hospital. Am I appreciated as a person in the hospital or am I only perceived as a number?”…

Company Lounge of the year

Together with Die Presse, CBRE searched for Austria’s most beautiful and innovative office lounges. Thomas Fundneider, as a member of the jury, announced the winners at a competition ceremony. Eight finalists were chosen from 36 entries: the lounges of Erste Group on Vienna’s Erste Campus, Hanel Ingenieure in St. Johann in Tyrol, ÖBB company headquarters,…