Noam Hazan discusses how co-working and working from home are impacting office spaces, activity-based and the ability or inability to focus, and examples of new spaces with offices. Plus: a brief history of the workplace, from where the concept of the office began, its evolution from clerks through to phone centers, and the tech boom.
Noam is a UK trained Architect who has worked for critically acclaimed architecture practices in London, New York and Toronto.
Since moving to Toronto in 2014, Noam established Noam Hazan Design Studio, a boutique design firm focusing on Architecture and Interiors.
Applying his design and entrepreneurial skills, he co-founded Northspace, the first coworking company in North York, Toronto. Under Noam's leadership, Northspace was featured in Forbes magazine as one of the Top 10 coworking spaces in the world.
In 2017, Noam sold Northspace and merged his design studio with SDI Design where he is the creative director.
In his spare time, Noam runs InvestTO, an events based investment community of over 1000 members. He often writes about design and workplace strategy and has been published in various publications such as Toronto Life, Workplace Magazine, ThePointsGuy and the FarmSoho.