NBS Blog: Construction Solutions

Bring them back together with ancillary spaces

March 15, 2021

Ancillary Spaces: Bring Them Back to Something Better

Many office workers have gotten used to working in some pretty homey environments over the last year—in many cases, their actual homes. As they come back to the office, ancillary spaces with home-like touches can go a long way towards making the workplace return more comfortable. But how do you make these shared spaces safe […]

February 3, 2021

You Need a Media Wall. Here’s Why.

A great meeting room is the heart of your organization. It’s a place to come together, collaborate, and share both digital and analog information. And with a remote or semi-remote workforce here to stay, it also has to bring office-based and home-based team members together. How do you accomplish all that? A well-designed media wall […]

November 9, 2020

Safer, Smarter & Faster with NBS

Not only have companies needed to adapt post the pandemic, but our workspaces need to as well. It’s time to create safe and compelling spaces that will drive people to choose the office over remote locations to work. Enhanced technology for virtual collaboration, spaces that encourage innovation and connection, areas for focus and concentration, these […]

July 23, 2019

Architectural Elements: Creative Solutions for Spatial Challenges

Unique architectural elements can be a focal point for a space. When our team came together to design the new NBS showroom, one of the goals was to highlight the in-house solutions we can provide for our clients. Every space has its challenges and for us, it’s our over 13′ high ceilings. In one area […]

May 23, 2019

Troy Showroom Renovation: 90 Day Progress

Work on our showroom expansion began in February—and at ninety days into the project, we are wrapping up the second phase of our renovation. This included a 4,000 sq. ft. buildout into our existing warehouse by our own NBS Construction Team.   Over the last few months, they have been working diligently demolishing walls, adding […]

January 29, 2019

Now Under One Roof! NBS Clawson & Troy Teams

To better serve Southeast Michigan with our NBS Architecture + Furniture + Technology (AFT) capabilities, we’ve merged our Clawson and Troy locations as of January 28th, 2019! This move will also improve synergy and communication among these two teams who work closely together. Our Clawson facility was the home to our Construction Solutions division who […]

July 16, 2018

Power Education Spaces with Steelcase Thread

Students Need Technology. Technology Needs Power. Mobile devices have multiplied over the last decade, resulting in the need for additional power in the spaces where learning and work happens. This has become clear in today’s leading education settings where more technology than ever before is being used in classrooms, media centers and in-between spaces. Traditionally […]

NBS Work Cafe

August 28, 2017

Workplace Destination: The WorkCafé

Mobile technology has turned the local coffee shop into the new office. At NBS, we can help you reinvent your traditional cafeteria space and turn it into a destination café for connection and collaboration. We have worked with many organizations to convert this overlooked real estate into a space that is leveraged throughout the entire […]

NBS Construction Modular Rooms Mezzanine

May 22, 2017

Don’t Move, Improve: Add Space Without Relocating

Shared by NBS Construction Solutions Architect, John Gabriel Often companies find themselves in a predicament where they are expanding to the point where they are out of available space. Traditionally, their options were to either move or build an addition to their existing building. The cost of this however is very high and the time to […]

July 28, 2016

Removing Barriers to High Performance Workspaces: Walls That Support Growth and Change

Organizations today work differently, move faster, adapt more quickly. So how can work environments keep pace? With demountable, or modular wall systems, a workplace can be more flexible. Demountable walls can be reconfigured to expand, contract or rearrange a floor plan in ways that traditional framed walls cannot match in terms of both efficiency and […]

July 29, 2015

Workplace Walls Just Got a Whole Lot Smarter

So what, exactly, is an intelligent wall? Walls are typically meant to divide and separate, but what if they could also bring people together? Enhance communication? Support the way you work today, and be flexible enough to support the way you’ll work tomorrow? They can with V.I.A. — Vertical Intelligent Architecture — a modular solution […]

February 23, 2015

Color as a Workplace Strategy

An Easy Upgrade for an Aging Workspace Which color do you think is most likely to stimulate imagination and brainstorming? Which ones are best at supporting detail-oriented thinking? Or which color is most likely to induce relaxation? Research has shown a room’s color can have a profound effect on its occupants. So not only is […]