One of the design and architecture companies I follow is Gensler. Most of their work shows that they comprehend the user and the consumer of the space well. See Gensler here.
Mr. Gerald Gehm, Managing Director, Gensler, forwarded the this work space survey to me "2013 U.S. Workplace Survey; Key Findings." Worth reading!
I took the liberty of pulling the following visual from one of Gensler's publications. It describes the "work modes" an office worker lives. Key is focus versus what has become the goal of work spaces i.e., collaboration.
See my previous blog "Design in work space" here; see my blogs on design in general here.