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Top 5 hybrid work spaces

We talk a lot about hybrid ways of working, but what is its impact on the workplace?


In practice, the Hybrid Ways of Working or HWoW requires adjustments in terms of technology, building, and above all the acquisition of a new "hybrid culture", with new skills and techniques of collaboration and management.

New uses, new spaces

The Hybrid Way of Working goes hand in hand with workspaces that support reunification and team building, incorporating a high degree of flexibility for employees and managers, whose roles are changing, and more support for remote collaboration.

The HWoW work environment is sustainable and organised by activity. It is multi-purpose and flexible, adapting to different situations and needs for physical and health distance. It supports team cohesion, collaboration, transversality, real face-to-face exchanges, belonging and commitment to the company through a strong branding expressing its values.

Which workspaces meet the needs of companies?

The work environment must facilitate the face-to-face hybrid by offering employees a majority of spaces that incorporate true versatility to seamlessly respond to the different tasks required for new ways of working. Reconfigurable spaces make it easier to change the layout and use of the space. This serves both the fluidity of operation and the reasoned optimisation of m2 and a building that is sustainable over time. You will find some examples below. All these spaces come from our head office in Levallois, 41 LM: 

The Forum (coworking area) is a space that embodies the company's community. It offers a variety of positions where you can meet, have a coffee, recharge your batteries or work. There are also services for employees: individual lockers, IT service, cafeteria, etc. In a HWoW environment, the role of this space is accentuated: open and reconfigurable, it lends itself flexibly to different uses; meetings and 'rites' such as team reunions. Its technical equipment also facilitates hybrid and remote events.



The Hybrid Solo work station is particularly suitable for remote exchanges. You are in an open space with others, but slightly 'out of the way', with acoustic attenuation. In HWoW, this work station is particularly used for calls and team meetings, especially concentrated ones, and for other tasks that require you to stand back.


The Huddle, a team space that can be booked by the half-day, allows for team reunions or other ad hoc group co-location. Its mobile work stations allow easy reconfiguration for multiple, flexible and evolving use. It allows for alternating solo and shared activities as required. When not booked, the Huddle work stations are self-service (individual or group).



The "interaction" bench: traditionally, we sit here when we are open to exchange. In HWoW, their role is reinforced because people come to the office to be in this space which is capable of adapting to the instructions of distancing.

The Silent Room promote concentration. There is no talking. In HWoW, as the open space is more noisy, employees are very interested in having access to a space dedicated to concentration. This room is also suitable for taking a step back between a series of meetings.

sound of silence


At Colliers, we support our clients so that their working environments support the performance of the company and their teams and accompany organisational changes in a sustainable manner. See our real estate services >


Find out more about the new developments at our headquarters, 41LM, which we have completed during 2020/2021 and our organisation in HWoW.

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