"Buildings shouldn't just be a place where you go to do stuff. How can we enable the buildings themselves to be a positive contributor to the activities that happen within them?" This is how David Fano, co-founder of New York consultancy CASE, explained the logic behind their acquisition by WeWork, the company that provides flexible coworking spaces for entrepreneurs and small businesses. Announced today, the merger could potentially mark a new chapter in the field of office design, as CASE proposes to bring their trademark attitude to Building Information Modeling (BIM) and other cutting edge technology to every space developed by WeWork. Find out how this acquisition could change the face of Office design after the break. Founded in 2008 by three former members of SHoP, CASE has, in a short time, become one of the leading voices in advocating technology in the architecture field - from developments that can streamline construction such as BIM, to technologies that can improve the user's experience of the building itself. As consultants, they've worked with some of the world's most influential architecture practices in everything from advising on the process of BIM implementation to solving particularly thorny construction problems.
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