How the global workplace fell out of synch with work itself

Workplace design has to realign swiftly if it wants to keep pace with changing patterns of work according to a global survey by design firm Gensler which studied employees in nine countries

The robot dog with the ChatGPT ‘brain’ and Google ‘voice’

Coming to a construction site near you, a new generation of robots from Boston Dynamics is taking things to the next level and opening up implications for the future of work

New playbook on the circular economy targets construction

The built environment has a major role to play in shifting to a more circular economy and avoiding climate catastrophe, according to a new guide from the World Green Building Council

Furniture makers rising to challenge of hybrid working

As versatile and adaptable standalone furniture grows in importance, the 2023 Design Guild Mark award scheme for design excellence in the UK shows how home and workplace is being bridged

Foster’s Centre Pompidou retrospective has a future focus

A major exhibition looking at Sir Norman Foster’s work coincides with the completion of major global projects by the practice, including the DJI Sky City for a leading drone maker in China

Modern design pioneer MillerKnoll joins Academy inner circle

How will our places and spaces adapt to the dynamics reshaping work today? MillerKnoll has become a Global Partner of WORKTECH Academy to share its wealth of ideas and insights

What are the most impactful spaces for workplace experience?

New research by architectural firm Gensler in the UK explores what spaces really matter for workplace performance and experience -  and where the office fits into a new ecosystem of work

Will Milan’s maximalist interiors make it into the workplace?

Milan Design Week got back in the swing this spring with more than 300,000 visitors revelling in a bolder and more extravagant direction in furniture and interiors