September 24, 2022

open offices

Weaver Has Snazzy New Digs in Houston

The Houston Chronicle has published some shots of Weaver’s new office in Houston, 66,000 square feet at 4400 Post Oak Parkway. Honestly? It’s not terrible. CEO and Managing Partner John Mackel told the Chronicle it was good timing that their lease came up in the middle of the pandemic. “We had a little bit more […]

Ding Dong the Open Office Is Dead

… and the ‘Rona killed it. In a Fast Company article this week, we find that the much-hated open office is likely in its death knell, just another victim of that pesky global virus. It’s been embraced for saving money, hated for its lack of sound privacy, blasted for reinforcing sexist behavior, and even cited as a […]

Let’s Just Accept the Truth That Open Offices Were a Dumb Idea

Open offices haven’t been around nearly as long as the “open concept” home, but many office dwellers have complained about them from the beginning. For accounting firms in particular, the open office concept is pretty much the worst possible environment to stick a bunch of introverts into under some misguided belief it will increase “collaboration” […]