Gensler is focused on design strategies that will define the future of the human experience. The company’s annual Design Forecast presents advice, research, and projects from all practice areas, tapping into our expertise on the built environment to identify what’s next in design.

In this episode of The Thought Cloud podcast, Jackson Metcalf, critical facilities leader for Gensler, discusses the critical facilities section of the report and how design can innovate these spaces. He also shares his insights on some of the latest data center design trends to look for.