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Wellbeing influences how we feel about our environment

Why perception of noise and objective recording can be at odds

New scientific research suggests that the state of employee wellbeing can make levels of noise, dust or glare seems worse than they really are – this is just one of several new studies throwing fresh light on the changing workplace

Future Retail: a forum for co-mingling, localism and placemaking

Mixed-use developments are in focus as WORKTECH’s Future Retail 18 conference gets set  to explore physical and digital ways to create vibrant communities in which people work, live and shop

Graphic design changes how we interact with our environment

Four ways environmental graphics can improve employee experience

From wayfinding and visual communications to improving creativity and mental focus, experiential graphic design can play a critical role in how we interact with our workplace

Green sky thinking means that buildings should be never finished

Green Sky Thinking: why work buildings should never be finished

Amid economic turmoil, sustainable initiatives are the first to get the chop. But advocates of new thinking from a green perspective suggest it can provide timeless answers to current property problems

Coworking hubs are a popular choice for flexible workspace

Why 2017 has been the year of flexible workspace

Flexible workspace shot from the margins of the property industry to the mainstream in 2017.  A new report from Instant Group explores the factors behind the rise of co-working and hybrid spaces

AI will help fuel economic growth in the next decade

Robot reboot: why AI might create more jobs than it destroys

Despite the scare stories, is there space for AI to be welcomed into the workforce? A report from Accenture suggests developed economies will grow substantially by 2035 as a more diverse human workforce operates more flexibly

The oil of the digital world: how data can boost business

What can data do to improve employee experience? How can it measure building performance? Who should have control of it? The byteSIZED Guide to Utilisation Technology report reviews 33 key vendors and analyses the big trends in utilisation technology

A physical social network: how workplace apps will reshape the office

How can workplace apps create a more personal user experience? What benefits do they bring for organisations and individuals? A new WORKTECH Academy report looks at how apps can change connectivity and collaboration