Will ‘floworking’ be the fourth age of the financial workplace?

The major changes seen in the financial sector over the past decade are set to develop in new and intriguing ways, according to WORKTECH’s Financial Workplace 19 conference

Tactical urbanism: the art of giving workers space to enjoy the city

As the workplace extends from the desk to the district, the rise of quick, inexpensive, small-scale urban changes to create vibrant public spaces is set to have a growing impact on work and life in the city

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Facing digital assassination? Innovation predictions for 2020

What’s in store of us in 2020 as technology takes on a growing range of social challenges? UK innovation foundation Nesta has made a series of ten predictions

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Utopia or dystopia? How work shapes health in our cities

As our polluted urban centres struggle to be great places to live and work, public health policy is now turning its attention to what happens in the workplace

Networked innovation: from outside in to inside out

Workplace design has increasingly recognised the need to bring the outside in.  Now, successfully connecting to new innovation ecosystems means thinking from the inside out

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Bauhaus at 100: how does its workplace legacy stand up?

As the fountainhead of modern architecture, Germany’s Bauhaus design school controversially provided the visual basis for management efficiency and control. So why do we still revere it today?

Spontaneous, social and green: London lifts the lid on the new workplace

In the search for more innovation and wellbeing in the workplace, could chance encounters and biophilic design be a winning combination? Speakers at WORKTECH London’s 2018 conference suggested how the future might unfold  

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Why Bloomberg’s London office is in a class of its own

Against all expectation, the top award in British architecture, the RIBA Stirling Prize, has been given to an office block. But this Foster-designed workplace project defies the odds in so many ways