Office Struggles, Adaptations: An Architect’s Perspective

Recognizing the full brunt of the office sector’s acute and latent struggles with in-person work, high interest rates and financing difficulties, alongside a widespread flight to amenity-driven, Class A office spaces has caused architects to experience an internal reset. Speaking at an Archtober conference hosted at the New York office of IA Interior Architects, Jim Camp, the office’s managing director, and Margaux Jaffa, director of Client Services, reflected on how such struggles have resulted in changes in design, from both conceptual and material points of view.