Design

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

What does sudden halt to Amazon’s HQ2 showpiece signify?

It was lauded as an exemplar of sustainable and community-oriented office design. But now construction of Amazon’s Helix tower near Washington DC has been put on temporary hold

Future life-science workplace under scrutiny over sustainability

A report by JLL examines the pathway for life-science company offices to reach net zero, setting out the roles and responsibilities of developers and landlords as well as occupiers to achieve this goal

Berlin film studio campus transformation wins top green award

A spectacular and sustainable site on the edge of Berlin’s Tempelhof Airport has won a major accolade for urban regeneration at this year’s MIPIM Awards, held in Cannes

Gallic chic: is this the most beautiful office in the world?

As more companies mandate their people back to the office, a French creative agency shows how to  make a more compelling offer to employees with a stunning restoration of a 19th century ballroom

The Great Refurb: why office remodelling is on the agenda

As more organisations set about redesigning their workplaces for the hybrid era, what are the key themes that are driving attention and investment?

Reduce, reuse, recycle – at skyscraper scale

2022’s World Building of the Year takes recycling to the next level, wrapping a 1970s office core in new fit-for-the-future floors