How we work is evolving.
Where we work should, too.
As work evolves the
definition of workplace is no longer confined within four walls. By activating outdoor space to attract,
retain, and sustain the best employees, businesses
can enhance corporate culture, solidify brand, and drive innovation. Landscape Forms provides the
building blocks to create productive, inspired workspaces outside that amplify the performance of
people, teams, and enterprise.
Ironically, as technology frees us up from working in a set location, it puts more pressure on physical
workspace to attract, retain, and sustain the best workforce.
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Work Happens Everywhere
Promote well-being by connecting employees to natural light, fresh air, and nature
throughout the work day to create a sense of belonging, encourage personal mindfulness, and foster
Enhance Work Experiences
Enhance work experiences by providing open, thriving, and natural settings that
facilitate informal peer-to-peer connections. These nuture a sense of fulfillment by fostering daily
relationship building interactions that enrich professional development, accelerate personal growth, and
strengthen work-life integration.
Stimulate intellectual curiosity, creativity, and exploration essential to innovation
by providing a palette of settings that enable connection and interaction with nature.
Build culture by providing a variety of outdoor work settings that nurture healthy
interpersonal work relationships, increase productivity, and empower innovation. This leads to a heightened
sense of engagement, improved morale, and enhanced sense of accomplishment for employees.
We believe that a connection
to nature and others can ignite healthier and more stimulating work environments.
By giving employees what they need most: access to each other, the right tools and technologies, and places
that offer inspiration, choice, and control; we can extend workplace outdoors.
To enable this, Landscape Forms has created a series of application thought starters incorporating our
portfolio or site furnishing, architectural, technology, and lighting elements.
Architects, designers, facility managers, and
landscape architects can make a significant contribution to daily work life by leveraging these strategies
to fully engage the outdoor workplace.
inspired. Browse our application thought starters as you explore innovative, meaningful, and solutions based
approaches to activating
outdoor environments. Let our ideas spark your imagination to create uniquely empowering, engaging, and
rejuvenating experiences outside.
Work - M4
A meeting space is an area that supports productive outdoor work sessions for teams to
discuss, present, and collaborate.
Providing a palette of settings that enable connection and interaction with nature
stimulates intellectual curiosity, creativity and exploration, which are essential to innovation.
Elements, Attributes, and User Experience
- An outdoor deck and portico adjacent to an office space allows for fluid transition of
work from indoors to outdoors.
- An outdoor meeting space furnished to meet a wide range of postures and work types offers
opportunities to work collaboratively or individually, connect with peers and nature to inspire
creative thought, and encourages all to use and enjoy the space.
OutdoorTables with Chipman stools
provide long communial work platforms that facilitate informal meetings for brainstorming, offer
power for mobile devices, and spark interaction between individuals and co-workers.
lounge chairs and Cochran side
tables provide relaxed social spaces that connect users to nature and each other.
- Chipman table
and Chipman chair
clusters encourage use for intimate discussions and focused work in the open air.
- Large custom planters help define the space while incorporating greenery.
- Custom canopy structure reduces glare on screens and provides needed shade to promote
comfort while working.
- Custom tiered seating along the space perimeter provides additional social or
path lights complement the space aesthetics while illuminating the deck edges for safe use.