Berlin’s belief system: from hybrid spaces to holistic thinking

Germany’s capital is living up to its growing reputation for workplace innovation and change, if the keynote conference themes of WORKTECH Berlin 2017 are anything to go by

From computers with a roof to creative spaces for change

WORKTECH's inaugural Smart Buildings 2017 conference charts the rise of connected work environments that don’t just save money but also foster innovation and wellbeing

Making light work of constant distractions in open plan space

Having trouble getting ‘into flow’ in the office environment? A new traffic light system promising to cut down interruptions has reopened a familiar debate about the trials of working in open plan

Opening the floodgates: Toronto turns onto a wave of new ideas

Even Canada’s safe, conservative commercial heartlands are facing disruption, according to the WORKTECH Toronto 2016 conference

Berlin bombshell: the Germans are losing the plot too

Germany’s position as Europe’s poster boy for office productivity is under threat, according to speakers at WORKTECH Berlin 2016

New York real estate industry shows its softer side

Adopting a more people-centred workplace was a dominant narrative at the latest WORKTECH conference in the Big Apple

Designing utopia: Chile’s great experiment in cybernetic control

Utopian visions by 37 nations at the inaugural London Design Biennale largely ignored the work economy - Chile’s Counterculture Room proved the exception to the rule