Design

New toolkit aims to end confusion on social distancing

As infection rates rise, sending the right message on social distancing in the built environment is more important than ever. Can a new Covid-19 design toolkit set the standard?

Will Covid-19 be a red light for the future of urban mobility?

Our latest WORKTECH Wednesday Briefing looks at how the drive to develop shared electric and autonomous vehicles in cities is in danger of being stalled by the pandemic

Radical inclusion: the next frontier in reimagining the office

As the post-Covid-19 landscape begins to take shape, our latest WORKTECH Wednesday Briefing looks at how property developers and augmented technologies are set to reinvent office space

Up, up, and away: expanding global connectivity

The pandemic has highlighted how vital internet access can be, but global coverage is still limited. Tech firms are developing innovative design solutions to expand access

Demountable building: don’t think straight, think circular

Demountable architecture has a long history, but has tended towards the utilitarian or temporary. Today, a new wave of projects in the field presents new, circular-economy possibilities

Design in the age of crisis: call for radical thinking

In our weekly WORKTECH Wednesday Briefing, we look at a new initiative from the London Design Biennale and Chatham House to encourage architects and designers to generate new ideas that will reshape our working world

Why business should make better of use of design post-Covid-19

As more businesses prepare to reopen after the pandemic, could a more strategic use of design help to revitalise company performance in the UK?

Can green building infrastructure help city workers feel safer?

Australian cities are being encouraged to introduce more green roofs, walls and facades in a new report, which sets out a roadmap to beat the pandemic and enhance lives