Gentrification of New York Neighborhoods

What does gentrification mean for New York renters and low-income communities? The answer is indefinite as the term “Gentrification” may mean different things to different people and can be misinterpreted. Ingrid Ellen defined it as the increase in rents and house values prompted by an arrival of more affluent residents into low-income neighborhoods. Consequently, the process causes difficulties for lower-income homeowners and renters to remain in their neighborhoods.

Gentrification of New York Neighborhoods

BIG DATA

Not surprisingly, big data is everywhere.  Every time we like something on Facebook, post something on Twitter, purchase something on Amazon, or drive anywhere in our cars, we are both contributing to and consuming from giant pools of data. 

BIG DATA

Top 10 Tips for Delivering Workplaces in Europe

Over the past year HLW have worked on projects for a large variety of sectors, delivering workplaces that meet the diverse needs that our clients require. Throughout this process we have gathered some important tips that you need to know if you are planning to undertake a workplace project in Europe. Here are our top 10:

Top 10 Tips for Delivering Workplaces in Europe

Willis Towers Watson Dublin

HLW recently completed a relocation and interior fit out project for Willis Towers Watson (WTW) moving them into the Elm Park Development in Dublin Bay which had been vacant for many years previously. The aim of the project was to create a vibrant base for 350 Willis Towers Watson employees, providing them with a multiplicity of work settings, a new suite of client meeting rooms and statement employee town hall that maximised the Dublin waterside views.

Willis Towers Watson Dublin

Wellness at Work: What Matters Most.

HLW Round Table events are established to foster thought provoking discussions on themes relevant to our workplace. Various guests gathered at our latest Round Table last week at the Carriage House at 5 Giralda Farms in Madison, NJ to hear from experts and their peers on the topic of Wellness in the Workplace. 

Wellness at Work: What Matters Most.

Risk Mitigation Planning for Urban Coastal Flooding: An Architect’s Perspective

Storm resiliency in a post-Katrina and Sandy age is often discussed in terms of capacity to adapt to changing circumstances in a positive way. For the commercial building owner facing threats of urban coastal flooding, “capacity” is measured in increments: functionality, uptime, and bounce back.

Risk Mitigation Planning for Urban Coastal Flooding: An Architect’s Perspective

Culture Centred Design

Ever thought about knocking 10 years off your age, taking on a totally different personality, finding a new job, and settling into a new role? Maybe you've always dreamed of becoming a CFO or trying your hand at IT support? Well, that was literally the experience of participants who attended this year's ICL City Conference. Facilitated by HLW's Senior Strategist Hannah Beveridge, attendees temporarily immersed themselves in new job titles and responsibilities to inform the planning of an imaginary workplace

Culture Centred Design