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What can a touchdown workspace do for you?

Explore the radical new organisation strategy which accommodates for the hybrid future of work.

What can a touchdown workspace do for you?

The landscape of modern work has changed forever post-pandemic. Hybrid working arrangements are the new standard, with unprecedented numbers of employees working-from-home all around the globe. It is important that our offices evolve with the times, continuing to support employees in the most efficient way possible.

Adapting to the future means striking a balance between flexibility and connection – encouraging people back into the office when appropriate by ensuring that the spaces they inhabit will promote productivity, reduce stress and discomfort, foster collaboration, and lay the foundation for great work. This is where the touchdown space comes in.

Konfurb Block Family 

The four key design factors of a touchdown workspace are:

  • Location
  • Flexibility
  • Seating options
  • Comfort and aesthetics

Touchdown spaces are engineered workspaces which allow hotdesking employees to complete their work in a convenient, comfortable space. These spaces are flexible, adaptable and meet a range of office needs. This makes furniture design paramount to the successful operation of the space – employees need options between lounge chairs and sofas, desks and tables etc so that they can select the options which will help them work the most efficiently.

Providers of furniture for the touchdown workspace, Buro Seating offers a wide range of options to help organizations create the perfect space. The Konfurb Studio is incredibly versatile, with a popular pod-style seating format perfect for creating touchdown spaces in open-planned offices, shared spaces, libraries and schools.

Tall-backed booths such as the Konfurb Studio booth and the modular Konfurb Star provide privacy and a focused atmosphere which will promote individual productivity.

Konfurb Studio, ICT Auckland

Konfurb Studio booth seating creates an ideal meeting space for quiet discussion, even in a noisy office environment. Ideal for individual work and small meetings, you can choose between one, two and three-seater booths.

Konfurb Eightby4 Series

The Konfurb Star Family allows employees to choose from a range of customisable, collaborative soft seating. Offering eight different ottomans with different seat, back and fabric options, the Konfurb Star Family gives you complete and personal control over your office space. Buro’s Konfurb Star is popular in activity-based workplace settings, lobbies, and school education environments thanks to its open, booth-style seats.

Stools and swivel chairs are a must-have for the dynamic workplace – especially within a touchdown space. The Konfurb Fly Barstool Swivel mirrors the human body, keeping staff active and engaged. The Konfurb Fly Sled Barstool is designed for durability and strength, providing comfort and support throughout long meetings. Both options are tailored to the needs of busy, collaborative environments, allowing employees to build their own comfortable space at the drop of a hat.

For even more flexibility in the space, perhaps consider customisable soft seating such as the Konfurb Eightby4Series and the Konfurb Block Family. These systems can be configured to suit any space and any seating demand – with with endless options for customised upholstery.

Designing a touchdown space can feel a little daunting; there are so many options it can be tough to know where exactly to start. That, however, is the exact beauty of the touchdown space – its immense flexibility. Create your own office world with Buro’s versatile product range.

Konfurb Fly Barstool Sled, Genesis Energy Auckland. Interiors by 4Work.  
Konfurb Fly Barstool Sled, Genesis Energy Auckland. Interiors by 4Work.  
Konfurb Fly Sled, G.J Gardner Homes, Auckland. 
Konfurb Halo Ottomans
Konfurb Fly Barstool Sled, ICT Auckland
 Konfurb Sense

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