Intermix: a new concept for the smart precinct of the future

How can the smart precinct of the future harness new technologies to create intelligent, integrated places to work and live? A new discussion paper from developer Mirvac, co-produced with WORKTECH Academy, presents some models

Your culture is just the worst behaviour you’re willing to tolerate

Kevin Mulcahy, co-author of The Future Workplace Experience and a keynote speaker at the WORKTECH West Coast 2016 conference, explains why people walk out of companies

Elevate the spirit: Felderman and Keatinge’s approach to design

Ever since their pioneering MTV Networks project more than 20 years ago, workplace designers Stanley Felderman and Nancy Keatinge have been in the vanguard of new ideas

What lies ahead: Academy predictions for 2017

As you plough through the post-festive backlog, do you have the feeling that big change is in the air? Here’s a taste of work and workplace things to come from the Academy’s global network of expert contributors

Switching settings: design pioneer in hacking your own workspace

Forget designing the office as a finished box for workers – start thinking about new ways to let people personalise their own space, says Aleksey Lukyanov-Cherny of SITU Studio

Destination Asia: how developers can seize the power of change

From his vantage point in Shanghai, Haworth VP Frank Rexach looks at the opportunities for change in the emerging markets of Asia Pacific, especially for developers

West Coast whirlwind: why things are getting complicated

Don’t look for a single pattern from WORKTECH West Coast 2016 - a wealth of mind-expanding material on the contradictions of future work was what made it memorable

On your marks: study with the Academy in London and Madrid

Do you want to engage with the future of work by studying the subject in more detail? The Academy presents two exciting design research opportunities for students