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Enhancing in-office attendance with intelligent lighting systems

The return to the office has been slow to gather pace. Can a lighting control system that interacts with workplace navigation help to maximise employee time spent in the office?

Psychology as a tool to manage mental resilience in the workplace

Just as people get given a computer to facilitate their work, so they should also receive tools to manage their mental health in the workplace, argues psychologist Sofia Viotti

Striking a balance: can we dose the right amount of light?

What is the ideal lighting that office workers should be experiencing? A leading lighting scientist explains the optimal light levels to sustain daytime alertness and prepare for the approaching night

New insights into inclusive design for complex buildings

Architectural firm HOK has extended its focus on designing for neurodiversity from the workplace to a range of other environments including science labs, sports venues, airports and courtrooms

Does Zoom office mandate spell doom for remote working?

Oh, the irony. Despite being one of the biggest beneficiaries from the move to remote working during the pandemic, tech company Zoom is now mandating its staff back into the office

Finding the financials: calculating cost benefits of smart workplace

Uncertain over investing in smart office technology? A new report by Spacewell sets out the financial arguments and provides a step-by-step guide to figuring out your own potential cost savings

Is higher work intensity driving low employee wellbeing?

The working world has become obsessed with where we work, but it’s the increasingly frantic process of work that we should worry about, according to a new UK report on ‘work intensification’

Can we tailor workplace design more closely to personality types?

New research shows that exposure to nature in the workplace benefits the creativity of employers who are more open to experience. Can we make the personalities of users really count in office design?