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Tomorrow’s world of work

New Work Order

Hamburg trend expert Birgit Gebhardt has been commissioned by the IBA to examine the developments and potential of tomorrow’s working world. The basic study from 2012 describes the most important influencing factors and their effects on companies and employees. The changes that are on the horizon are only now finding their way into companies. Specific aspects of the future world of work are addressed in the in-depth studies on ‘Organisation’, ‘Creativity and Learning’, ‘People’ and ‘Space’.

european level


The FEMB Sustainability Standard defines requirements for office, contract and school furniture – for materials, energy & atmosphere, management of chemicals and social responsibility. It provides product developers, manufacturers and furniture buyers with a comprehensive overview of all relevant sustainability aspects. The standard is the basis for the the European Level certification.

Additional Remark

Information on the Quality Office certifications and the quality requirements for office workplaces compiled by the holders of these certifications can be found at www.quality-office.org