||||||||Jeremy Myerson, director of the Helen Hamlyn Centre, launches Welcoming Workplace, a global study into how workplace design may change in the face of an ageing population|Researcher Catherine Greene proposes new ways of working, including this station with its nature-inspired-screen to aid concentration|Further illustrations of Catherine Greene’s research, including a ‘Connector’, one of four types of worker Greene identifies|Researcher Claudia Dutson used these images to analyse how the weather affects the pattern of shadows in a room|A ‘rain curtain’ that works both an as acoustic dampener and humidifier – part of Welcoming Workplace’s vision for the office of the future|Claudia Dutson uses miniature workspaces to explore different qualities of office light, and their affect on people|Catherine Greene, RCA research associate and co-author of the Welcoming Workplace study||
21 Oct 2009

Ageing demographics in the workplace

Words by Rachel Calton

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