Design

Investment, consolidation and employee power: the flex market today

Office Freedom present a roundup of the latest trends in flexible workspace, coworking and the serviced office sector

Sustainability

Go for green: why sustainability is back on the radar in 2019

Sustainable design has been pushed down the corporate agenda by the buzzwords of wellbeing and amenity. Now it’s back – driven by millennial commitment to climate change

Next generation workplace design will look familiar – and very different

AECOM’s chief workplace strategist Nicola Gillen is lead author of a new book on the future office, as she explains in an exclusive video interview with WORKTECH Academy

Design briefing: working on the moon and other out of-this-world ideas

In our regular survey of design ideas you shouldn’t miss, we round up the latest developments - from Denmark’s tall storeys to urban heat islands and intelligent parking robots

Sonic branding: the next buzz for workplace experience

The B:Hive in Auckland, New Zealand, rethinks the suburban work campus by putting great sounds as its heart. Laurie Aznavoorian of architects BVN reflects on a coming era of sonic architecture

open plan

Open and shut case: why critics of open plan are behind the times

Bashing the open plan office has become a global sport. But, as Kay Sargent of design firm HOK suggests, the game has moved on and many new open environments are now skilfully tailored to user needs

I M Pei

IM Pei, adventurer in geometry and light: a tribute

The death at the age of 102 of IM Pei, designer of the Bank of China Tower in Hong Kong, marks the passing of one of the dominant figures of modern American architecture. Here we trace the formative years his career

Milan Design Week review

Design briefing: Milan Design Week marks out future creative trends

In its deep dive into the latest furniture and design, Milan Design Week provides the ultimate barometer for upcoming interior trends in 2019, says Imogen Privett