experience

Indoor air quality: experts call for standards to be enforced

Top scientists have published a research paper that proposes mandatory standards to control key indoor pollutants in public buildings and better systems for clean air

How the 15-minute city can escape from the conspiracy theorists

Compact, walkable neighbourhoods can be great places to live and work – but research suggests the 15-minute city is not easy to define. Can this urban concept avoid being labelled as a threat to liberty?

Why workplace experience matters whatever sector you’re in

In the third of our series with Area on designing a better workplace experience, we look at three companies which are operating in different markets but sharing the same people-centric values

The big question: are we ready for experience real estate?

The latest episode in Steelcase’s Work Better podcast series discusses the new experiences that have the potential to transform our perception of the workplace – if companies are prepared to change

The key steps Ingka is taking to boost workplace experience

In the second of a three-part series on designing a magnetic workplace experience, we talk to Momcilo Pavlovic of IKEA. What does the future of work look like for this global home furnishing brand?

Six essential building blocks for a better workplace experience

What create a memorable event with universal appeal? In the first of a three-part series on designing a better workplace experience, we report on the findings of a special creative workshop

Lines from Lagos: how the Nigerian workspace market in expanding

Adewunmi Adegbola produced the Nigerian Pavilion at the 2023 London Design Biennale. In this interview she discusses the design approach of her practice Siriano as the Lagos market develops

Why are firms still struggling to leverage building data?

The benefits of using data to improve the performance of office buildings and enhance experience are widely recognised. So what stops companies getting their act together?