cities

Why designing the resilient city is a complex task

The coronavirus pandemic has put pressure on both urban and workplace planners to build more resilience into the system. The Healthy City Design International Congress 2020 will explore pathways out of crisis

Will the Japanese workplace advance or retreat after Covid-19?

New practices introduced as a direct result of the pandemic could lead to a long-term shift in how Japanese companies flex towards new ways of working, according to a major report

Consolidate or disperse? The big question facing the Japanese office

In a bid to become more flexible, diverse and productive, Japanese companies are facing a choice between consolidating their head offices or dispersing to other spaces in the suburbs, according to a research report by Xymax Real Estate Institute

Coworking spaces help London become No.1 destination for Gen Z

Which cities around the world will be most attractive to the Generation Z entrants to the workforce? New research identifies the top locations, with the coworking offer emerging as a key differentiator

cities

Utopia or dystopia? How work shapes health in our cities

As our polluted urban centres struggle to be great places to live and work, public health policy is now turning its attention to what happens in the workplace

Digital downtown: will human and robot workers coexist in the city?

AI, automation and smart infrastructure won’t just change our workplaces – they will reshape our cities as uninhabited digital facilities jostle with shops in urban districts

New York

What we learnt from New York: dominant ideas will be disrupted

NYC’s notoriously transactional real estate industry is braced for experiential change as disruption arrives from every angle, according to the tenth anniversary edition of WORKTECH New York

Dateline New York: what makes a city a great place to work?

The tenth anniversary edition of the WORKTECH New York conference featured an expert panel discussing how the city has changed in the past ten years –revealing four pillars of the urban experience that shape work and life