innovation spaces

Industrial Rehab: creating a new space of opportunity?

As companies coming out of lockdown crave greater volumes, versatility and value in their office spaces, could industrial conversions provide the answer? A novel research study looks at the evidence

Picture perfect: digital images showcase the art of building

Awe-inspiring design is not often associated with the workplace, but why not? The winners of the Art of Building Photographer of the Year present some of the most inspiring images real estate has to offer

co-work

Corporate coworking: why companies are taking it in-house

Coworking started as a social movement but now it is going in-house as corporations seek to create a coworking-like approach in their workplaces. Gabor Nagy of Haworth explains why this is happening

Start-up

Dead end: post-mortems demonstrate why start-ups fail

From team disharmony to cash flow issues and lack of market need, there are common reasons start-ups fail according to a new report

Deloitte sets a new precedent for green buildings

From furniture, choice settings and energy efficiencies, Deloitte’s new London headquarters boasts unparalleled sustainability credentials and employee wellbeing initiatives with help from furniture consultants Sketch

Networked innovation: from outside in to inside out

Workplace design has increasingly recognised the need to bring the outside in.  Now, successfully connecting to new innovation ecosystems means thinking from the inside out

Hong Kong

Tall storeys: three challenges facing Hong Kong’s workplace

As emerging smart districts change the dynamic of China’s leading cities, what can Hong Kong do to remain relevant? WORKTECH Hong Kong’s 2018 conference looked at the key challenges

Toronto takes stock of the unintended consequences of change

Canadians have been cautious about responding to the big global workplace shifts. But on the evidence of WORKTECH Toronto 2018, scrutiny and debate reflect an open mind on implementing new directions