Design

Station to station: redesigning the post-virus work commute

Can new design ideas make commuting to work safe for employees in the post-pandemic era? Two British creative teams are on the case

The view from Silicon Valley: it’s all about choice

In our weekly WORKTECH Wednesday Briefing, we speak to a leading Californian designer, a Dutch expert on smart buildings and an Australian advocate of mixed-use development about the post-Covid-19 world of work

Industrial Rehab: creating a new space of opportunity?

As companies coming out of lockdown crave greater volumes, versatility and value in their office spaces, could industrial conversions provide the answer? A novel research study looks at the evidence

From ‘officles’ to giant sneeze guards: the new open office

As companies plan for the return to work after the lockdown, how will they guarantee the safety of the workforce? Two global design experts share their ideas

Will physical distancing be the end of the office?

Or will it become the place we’ve always wanted it to be? As companies weigh up the return of the office workforce, Katie Puckett talks to industry leaders about what Covid-19 will mean for workplace design as part of a WSP series on the post-pandemic office

Information is essential: design of data in the age of Covid-19

Presenting clear, considered data is more important than ever in assessing the level of threat - and infographic designers are rising to the challenge

Neuro-architecture: why we need to weave in all the senses

How can we address a sensory and experiential disconnect in the workplace?  A more balanced and harmonious approach to engaging all the senses could make all the difference in an increasingly neuro-diverse world

Designing without boundaries: the office of 2040

What would the office of 2040 look like if there were no constraints? Fast Company asked five top designers and architects to shape the future