Design

10 things to never forget about workplace design

From biophilia and quality air flow to colour and textures, this poem – rooted in the academic research – looks at the 10 considerations of workplace design

Destination unknown: the continuing evolution of the ‘new normal’

As organisations strive to create hard-and-fast solutions for the future of work, a new report explores the idea of the future of work as a continuous journey of change and transition

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'

Design dilemma: what do we do now with all this plexiglass?

This WORKTECH Briefing looks at life after plastic partitions, returning to the office to focus, and disruptive design principles for new workplace thinking

How design switched from surface style to social inclusion

As the return to the office puts more focus on diversity and inclusion, a new book by the director of WORKTECH Academy tells the story of inclusive design through 30 objects and environments

Award-winning workplace interiors suggest new directions

What are the new design contours of the post-pandemic office? The best British workplace environments in the 2021 DesignWeek Awards are a good place to look

The space programme that is shooting for the stars

This WORKTECH Wednesday Briefing examines how Google is experimenting with post-pandemic workplace design to attract young talent, explores new workplace perks and pays tribute to the founder of Gensler

Do corporate parks provide a return on green investment?

Silicon Valley’s tech giants are constructing new parks on a grand scale. There are good reasons why they are emulating the pioneers of the past and building in closeness to nature