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Data dilemma: will algorithmic systems erode good work?

Our latest WORKTECH Wednesday Briefing looks at the downside of data-driven systems for worker wellbeing and autonomy, the rise of the AI-powered office window, and the chance to attend a design thinking masterclass

The Future of Flex: can UK flexible workspace bounce back?

After a bruising time during lockdown, the UK’s flexible office space sector could be poised to grow fast off the back of increased corporate interest, according to a new report from architects AFK with WORKTECH Academy

Healthy City Design

Creating healthier cities: share your ideas on new work practice

If you’ve got new workplace research, projects or ideas to share that can make our cities more sustainable and healthy, then the Healthy City Design International Congress wants to hear from you

New London Architecture report signals flexible future

The London office sector suffered in the pandemic but now has the opportunity to ‘build back better’ with a focus on smart, sustainable, adaptable and affordable workspace, says a new NLA report

The space programme that is shooting for the stars

This WORKTECH Wednesday Briefing examines how Google is experimenting with post-pandemic workplace design to attract young talent, explores new workplace perks and pays tribute to the founder of Gensler

Do corporate parks provide a return on green investment?

Silicon Valley’s tech giants are constructing new parks on a grand scale. There are good reasons why they are emulating the pioneers of the past and building in closeness to nature

Rebirth of the headquarters as Silicon Valley shifts gear

California’s tech giants were fast out of the blocks with their pronouncements on the future of remote working. Will their corporate HQs remain relevant in the new world of work?

China’s O-tower sends message about the future of R&D space

China’s big push to create sustainable offices post Covid-19 is reflected in a new headquarters building for smartphone maker OPPO in Hangzhou that combines brand values with ecological design