cities

The material science innovations building a greener future

How can companies square their ESG commitments with the need to build new office spaces for hybrid working? Here, we explore innovations in construction to make future workspace more sustainable

Capital gains: will London’s office market sink or swim?

A slow return to the office in the City of London reflects many world capitals. But how can we reconcile this with record levels of development?  An exclusive report looks at the contradictions

Which are the world’s most liveable cities after the pandemic?

This WORKTECH Academy Briefing looks at The Economist’s survey of the most desirable urban locations and the top workplace interiors in the DesignWeek Awards 2022

Turning the tanker: Japan starts to adopt a flexible work style

Japanese companies struggled to break a culture of rigid conformity before the pandemic. Now the future is hybrid according to a new real-estate report, even if its precise form has still to be decided

Creating inclusive cities: why new work is key to change

Work and workplace will be a pivotal theme in London's upcoming Healthy City Design International Congress 2022. Take up our special two-for-one offer to attend

Why is London lagging behind in recovering from the pandemic?

As UK cities start to recover after the pandemic, one major  urban centre – London – is still behind the rest of the pack in terms of spend and footfall, according to the latest data from Centre for Cities

Unbuilt Frank Lloyd Wright projects brought back to life

In this WORKTECH Academy Briefing, we look at how unrealised Frank Lloyd Wright projects have been digitally remastered and what a new report proposes for the revival of US cities after the pandemic

Manhattan

Extending Manhattan: could this audacious plan be realised?

In this WORKTECH Wednesday Briefing we report on a proposal to extend Manhattan with a new reclaimed quarter, and looks at the top five innovations at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas