Why designing the resilient city is a complex task

The coronavirus pandemic has put pressure on both urban and workplace planners to build more resilience into the system. The Healthy City Design International Congress 2020 will explore pathways out of crisis

Undercover: do older workers in the US still get a raw deal?

Forty years ago, designer Pattie Moore dressed as old woman in a unique social experiment to investigate ageism in America’s cities. Can we say things have improved?

Will the Japanese workplace advance or retreat after Covid-19?

New practices introduced as a direct result of the pandemic could lead to a long-term shift in how Japanese companies flex towards new ways of working, according to a major report

Sydney talks the talk

What are they thinking? Inside the mind of business leaders today

Business leaders have more than the immediate coronavirus crisis to contend with - they're wrestling with wider workplace change. Condeco’s new report, The Modern Workplace, suggests some of their priorities

How people work: under-utilised space in offices everywhere

Companies globally must rethink how office space is utilised in the post-pandemic era. They may have more room to try out new solutions than they think, according to new research from MovePlan

Academy update: a new look and community membership tier

As more workplace professionals turn to online resources in the current crisis, we unveil a new look for the WORKTECH Academy and a new category of community membership

Handle with care: managing people in the post-virus workplace

WORKTECH Wednesday Briefing is a new addition to the Academy’s coverage during the pandemic. In our first video feature, Academy director Jeremy Myerson discusses the potential impact of coronavirus on experience, mental health and leadership at work

Coronavirus challenge: can we work from home effectively?

As coronavirus tightens its grip, more and more companies are sending their people to work from home. But while greater organisational interest in flexible working is welcome, research suggests there are considerable barriers to enabling work in the home