Ever lamented having to answer a work call on a night out, or regretted checking your email just after leaving work to find that your co-worker needs you to come back? For better or worse, mobile technologies have made many of us into “all-hours” employees.
But strangely, smartphones haven’t made us outdoor employees. Despite the digital mobility we’ve acquired, most of us still work indoors. A research project by designer Jonathan Olivares examines why our culture of 24/7 work still hasn’t warmed up to the outdoor office.
Perhaps because it is blazing hot in Texas this time of the year?