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Why we still need offices: two reasons nobody likes to admit

Is the daily commuter rush into the office now consigned to old movie reels? The challenges of home working, plus our innate human desire to socialise, suggests our reliance on the workplace is not over

Has New York turned a corner in reviving its office life?

This WORKTECH Wednesday Briefing explores how the Big Apple is bouncing back from the pandemic, led by the public workers, and looks ahead to the WORKTECH New York 2021 conference

The big question: is working from home environmentally friendly?

We are often told that working from home is more eco-friendly than working at the office, but is that really the case? Individual habits appear to be the deciding factor

Global cities unite to showcase impactful climate action at COP26

As the COP 26 conference on climate change finally gets underway, Arup and the C40 network of global cities are presenting inspiring examples of what can be achieved in 11 world cities

The city snaps back: what we learnt from Chicago conference

As our cities and workplaces attempt to bounce back from the pandemic, this Academy briefing looks at the lessons from the WORKTECH Chicago conference as cities begin a process of reinvention

A way out: how coworking spaces are supporting the office return

As organisations look for routes to return to the office, flexible workspaces could provide the missing piece of the puzzle in building the hybrid workplace. This article looks at smart flexible solutions to bring people back

Building a vision: can a green city flourish in a US desert?

This WORKTECH Wednesday Briefing looks at plans to build a sustainable city in the US desert,  the least flexible employers in the world, and the search for the immune building

Can mobility hubs change direction to sustainable journeys?

This WORKTECH Academy Briefing  looks at a new report from Arup and the Go Ahead Group which sets out a blueprint for better connections between sustainable modes of transport