In addition to physical design elements, modern office space is also being designed with the social and emotional needs of a neurodiverse workforce. This may include the provision of support and resources for employees, such as training on neurodiversity and the use of assistive technology, as well as the creation of an inclusive and supportive workplace culture.
One of the key benefits of incorporating neurodiversity-friendly design elements into modern office space is that it can help to create a more inclusive and welcoming workspace for all employees. By providing accommodations and resources that cater for neurodiversity, organizations can foster a more diverse and inclusive workplace culture, which has the potential to improve overall morale and productivity for everyone.
A leading quantitative research and technology firm have successfully implemented these design principles. Their office space is designed to support collaboration, focus work and innovation, with a focus on providing support and structure to support neurodiversity. This includes the use of assistive technology, as well as regular training and support for employees and their managers.
“The organisation thrives on whiteboarding, Collaborating and innovation with purpose. Our ways of working have matured and understand that we need to get a collaborative environment that works. The collaboration within and across teams means so much to us now.”