Design

Justice for sustainable design: how to build smarter workplaces

This Wednesday Briefing looks at the best of sustainable design from a County Attorney’s new smart office building in the US desert to the Royal Institute of British Architects’ Sterling Prize shortlist for 2022

Meeting of minds: innovators shaping the future workplace

This WORKTECH Wednesday Briefing looks at dynamic new proposals from the next generation of designers and the ‘Great Reshuffle’ led by the newest cohorts in the workforce

Milan Design Week puts focus back on the creative interior

This WORKTECH Academy briefing reports on a resurgence of design creativity to address change with key events at Milan Design Week and the London Festival of Architecture.

Google’s new campus: team neighbourhoods catch the eye

This WORKTECH Academy Briefing looks at the flexible, modular workspaces under the curved roofs of Google’s Big View campus in Silicon Valley

Beyond the veil: rethinking headset design for a virtual world

Wearable tech such as VR goggles will become more commonplace with the rise of the metaverse. But can such headset designs ever bridge the physical and the virtual? The VR Veil concept proposes a rethink

JPMorgan

What does New York’s all-electric tower tell us about the next office?

This WORKTECH Wednesday Briefing looks at plans for JPMorgan Chase’s new global headquarters in New York, designed by Foster + Partners, and at current US labour market shifts

New LEGO campus opens with focus on play and sustainability

Five years in development, the new LEGO campus in Billund, Denmark, sets down a marker for the new corporate campus in the post-pandemic era of hybrid working

Extinct: the work objects that become obsolete before we do

Longer working lives will mean that many of the familiar tools and designs around us in the workplace will be retired long before we are. A new anthology explores the process of product obsolescence