Adaptive reuse: the sustainable design trend whose time has come?

Adaptive reuse in architecture and construction is gathering pace in response to the climate crisis – even Google is getting in on the act

The robot dog with the ChatGPT ‘brain’ and Google ‘voice’

Coming to a construction site near you, a new generation of robots from Boston Dynamics is taking things to the next level and opening up implications for the future of work

Reduce, reuse, recycle – at skyscraper scale

2022’s World Building of the Year takes recycling to the next level, wrapping a 1970s office core in new fit-for-the-future floors

Why building a hybrid culture is key to the future of work

What’s the biggest barrier facing large employers trying to make a hybrid working model stick? It’s the creation of a hybrid organisational culture according to a new paper from technology firm Poly

Design roundup: urban suburbia, rethinking the commute and robot charging

Our regular Innovation Zone design review captures the latest in design innovation from around the world, from rethinking the commuter city to real-time visualisations and mobile robot chargers

Mini design briefing: the biodegradable plastic debate

Facility managers beware: while biodegradable plastics present an opportunity to solve one of our most significant sustainability challenges, they’re not without controversy