Place

Coworking hubs are a popular choice for flexible workspace

Why 2017 has been the year of flexible workspace

Flexible workspace shot from the margins of the property industry to the mainstream in 2017.  A new report from Instant Group explores the factors behind the rise of co-working and hybrid spaces

Richard Rogers: how constraints spark successful buildings

As WORKTECH London 2017 takes place, we revisit an interview onstage with last year’s keynote speaker, the international architect Richard Rogers, whose new book on his life and work is published this autumn

Is the out-of-town corporate campus no longer a safe bet?

The suburban campus has been a popular corporate investment for over 50 years. But as Apple’s new spaceship campus lands in Silicon Valley, are the risks of centralising the organisation now too great?

Sky Central: is this the start of the non-doctrinaire workplace?

The award-winning Sky Central workplace in west London is based on not telling people how to behave. Does its easy-neighbour design mark a backlash against the high-concept cultural approach?

Back to the future: Facebook village faces up to growing housing crisis

New apartments planned by Facebook for its own employees on its Menlo Park campus dust off an old idea pioneered by the titans of the first Industrial Revolution. Is a new paternalism stirring?

The social workplace: understanding a spectrum of need and provision

In these two videos, part of an eight-video series produced by Microsoft and PopTech on the changing world of work, international workplace experts examine the underlying reasons why places and spaces remain so important in the 21st century.

The men behind The Edge: drawing attention to a connected future

Martin Laws and David Sie have been key players in the development of The Edge, the Dutch office building that takes connectivity to a whole new level. They explain what all the fuss is about

The road to smarter property decisions is paved with good data

Companies with low levels of space utilisation should think hard about how they leverage existing data sets to inform decisions about their office buildings, says Michael Gresty