interiors

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

What it means to think and work outside the box

What are the most important factors affecting future office design? Design firm Studio Banana sets out 13 influential ideas to design better work environments in its book

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

Arc Task Systems

Tracing the Arc of mobile furniture to bring back the human touch

In the search for workspace efficiency, have we gone too far in removing personal control and a sense of belonging? Flexible new furniture developed by Task Systems seeks to redress the balance

financial workplace

The financial workplace: back from the brink to rebuild credibility

A decade after the global banking crash, financial companies are breathing new life into their real estate strategies, according to WORKTECH’s Financial Workplace 2018 conference. But there is still a long way to go…

The choice of curves or straight lines is matter of science, not taste

New scientific research explains why curved lines might be more appropriate in some office environments while angular and rectilinear forms might work better in other situations

Wellbeing influences how we feel about our environment

Why perception of noise and objective recording can be at odds

New scientific research suggests that the state of employee wellbeing can make levels of noise, dust or glare seems worse than they really are – this is just one of several new studies throwing fresh light on the changing workplace

WORKTECH Toronto

Laid-back Toronto turns up the volume on workplace change

Canadians have a reputation for reticence, but WORKTECH Toronto 2017 suggested that major transformations just around the corner will give the city's real estate community much to crow about