The big question: is working from home environmentally friendly?

We are often told that working from home is more eco-friendly than working at the office, but is that really the case? Individual habits appear to be the deciding factor

Looking in the digital mirror: the forces shaping the metaverse

An immersive new form of shared virtual space will redefine how we shop, socialise, communicate and work. Are we ready for the impact of the metaverse, where we don’t just view content but are inside it?

Will we control access to the office building from our phone?

A new report from HID  Global suggests that Physical Access Control Systems, or PACS, will enable commercial real estate providers to offer a modern and competitive tenant experience

Top-performing companies more likely to expand office space

The most innovative, most admired and best places to work are also those least likely to slash their office footprint, according to a Gensler’s new workplace survey of US workers

How the high-profile skyscraper flourished after 9/11

The attack on the Twin Towers 20 years ago did not lead to the demise of tall buildings. Instead, skyscraper construction is booming. Several trends now shape the rise of the ‘supertall'

Back in business: global CEOs eye expansion rather than cuts

This WORKTECH Wednesday Briefing, new surveys from KPMG and Gensler suggest that companies are feeling more confident about the future and less inclined to slash office space

Edge Grand Central: is this Germany’s most innovative office building?

As organisations look for innovation in urban workplace projects to address the challenges of the pandemic, one of the Urban Land Institute’s European winners in Berlin reflects the latest thinking

Why startups fail: it’s about people, not just the money

With 60 per cent of all new businesses failing in the first three years, a new report by CB Insights has analysed over 100 startups and identified the top 12 reasons why they don't make it