August 21, 2020 by Allison Tardif

HOK office designWorkplace technology is overdue for an upgrade. And with new challenges in workplace safety urgently needing to be addressed as we return to the office, it is time to finally use technology to make our workplaces smarter, safer, and more efficient. Recently, we had the opportunity to speak with a team of workplace designers from global architecture firm HOK: Kay SargentPam Light, and Adriana Rojas discussed the tech trends they see as defining the future of workplace design and a safe return to the workplace.

As HOK’s Sargent explained, this current moment is “An opportunity for the architecture and professional AV and IT worlds to finally come together” to solve this enormous challenge. She says, “We believe strongly that AV and IT are not something that should come at the end, it’s something that should be baked in from the beginning.” These are the technology trends they see coming in a post-COVID workplace.


Read the full article on WorkDesign magazine. 

About Allison Tardif

Allison Tardif serves as Industry Advocacy Manager at AVIXA, the Audiovisual and Integrated Experience Association, where she leads AVIXA’s efforts and initiatives to raise awareness of the power of AV in dynamic markets such as higher education, design, transportation, sports, and hospitality.