campus/precinct

GSK development plan boost for smart precinct in life sciences

Our latest WORKTECH Wednesday Briefing looks at a proposal by pharmaceutical giant GSK to develop a key UK research & development site. Is this the future of the life science workplace?

Climbing the hill: Amazon HQ2 looks ahead with The Helix

This WORKTECH briefing looks at the latest plans by Amazon to create a community-friendly campus, the rise of the consumer office and the role of acoustics in increasing productivity

Green tower helps to shape China’s Shenzhen superscape

China’s determination to build more sustainable business precincts post pandemic is reflected in a new commission to Zaha Hadid Architects for the Shenzhen Bay Super Headquarters Base

New toolkit aims to end confusion on social distancing

As infection rates rise, sending the right message on social distancing in the built environment is more important than ever. Can a new Covid-19 design toolkit set the standard?

Why business should make better of use of design post-Covid-19

As more businesses prepare to reopen after the pandemic, could a more strategic use of design help to revitalise company performance in the UK?

Can green building infrastructure help city workers feel safer?

Australian cities are being encouraged to introduce more green roofs, walls and facades in a new report, which sets out a roadmap to beat the pandemic and enhance lives

New York

The mood in Manhattan: time to rethink the model?

In our weekly WORKTECH Wednesday Briefing, we catch up with one of New York’s leading workplace strategists, capture the views of a Boston tech pioneer, and discuss how global companies are rising to the challenge of remote working

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