Future 20 - A Future History of Thinking at Work: Experiencing Productivity Monday, 21 October 2019 from 2:15 PM – 2:35 PM

Katella Terrace (Located on 200 Level) - 2:15 - 2:35
Session Type
Future 20

Where does the human spirit for creative thinking come from? How can environments be designed to entice the naturally intuitive ability of people to bring their critical and creative thinking to bear in their work? The question for us at work today is; what legacy are we moving toward? There have been a few moments in human history that have addressed similarly profound questions. Through comparing these moments with ours we can provoke a new set of behaviors needed to close the gaps between productivity of the past and thinking in the future.

Key Takeaways:

  • Take a very brief look at periods in history that provide insight on what is happening all around us today.

  • Derive meaning and purpose from the trends of history.

  • Leave with 4 actionable insights to connect the future of thinking at work, with near future design drivers for workplace.


Portrait photo of Brady Mick, MCR.w Brady Mick, MCR.w
Director of Strategic Design, SHP Design



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