Hybrid Working

Is Meta’s lease break a sign of decline in city-centre working?

The future of workplace development in city centres is once again the subject of speculation as a high-profile tech giant surrenders its lease and a new survey shows a shift to commuter towns

Psychology as a tool to manage mental resilience in the workplace

Just as people get given a computer to facilitate their work, so they should also receive tools to manage their mental health in the workplace, argues psychologist Sofia Viotti

Bursting the bubble: Japan’s office market set to contract

Ever-rising demand for office space in cities like Tokyo seemed to defy economic reality. But now Japan is set for a painful period of decline and readjustment according to a new study

Is hybrid working in danger of getting bogged down in the mud?

The flooding out of this year’s Burning Man Festival provides an apt metaphor for company work policies getting stuck, but also highlights the benefits of intrinsic motivation and inclusion

Is flexible workspace on the brink of crisis or set for coworking 2.0?

The financial troubles of WeWork have obscured the underlying strengths and bright prospects for the coworking sector as a whole, as new analysis from architectural firm HOK suggests

Why Tokyo’s young workers are turning to satellite offices

The Japanese workplace has gone through major changes in the wake of the pandemic. Now a new research study shows that satellite offices are on the rise in the Tokyo region

Why Centraal Beheer still casts a spell over the modern workplace

Opened in 1972, Herman Hertzberger’s iconic office building in the Netherlands was hailed as a template for social community. As it is converted for residential use, its ideals remain relevant today

Does Zoom office mandate spell doom for remote working?

Oh, the irony. Despite being one of the biggest beneficiaries from the move to remote working during the pandemic, tech company Zoom is now mandating its staff back into the office