Chicago designer Mary Cook, Founder of the commercial interior design firm Mary Cook Associates, thinks a hybrid model—work from both home and an office—is here to stay...

"Boomers and seniors today are healthy and wealthy," says Mary Cook, president of Chicago-based multifamily design firm Mary Cook Associates. "They want resort-quality amenities, spaces and programming that are not only experiential but also foster friendships and community."...

I regularly enjoy reading how others are viewing the market and thinking about what’s next. Here are two items that I think will have sizeable impact on building and design....