The office today, experts say, needs to have things your home doesn’t: meeting rooms, common spaces, nearby delis, other humans. The home office has essentially replicated the most valuable thing about suburban office parks — the quiet place to focus.
It’s a fitting end for the original concept: Offices meant to evoke and blend in among suburban homes have been cannibalized by actual homes.
Tuesday, July 5, 2022
The Quiet Death of the Suburban Office Park
decline of the suburban office park Many have been killed off by a combination of working from home and a preference for having offices surrounded by restaurants and stores, not greenery. Many of these parks were designed to provide a quiet place for intensive work: your own cublicle with a view of trees out the window. But