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If you can’t find the right building, print it instead

From an out-of-this-world project on the moon to the future workplace in Dubai, the age of the 3D printed office building is coming closer

Demountable building: don’t think straight, think circular

Demountable architecture has a long history, but has tended towards the utilitarian or temporary. Today, a new wave of projects in the field presents new, circular-economy possibilities

Neuro-architecture: why we need to weave in all the senses

How can we address a sensory and experiential disconnect in the workplace?  A more balanced and harmonious approach to engaging all the senses could make all the difference in an increasingly neuro-diverse world

Hidden ecological impact of voice assistant devices exposed

The top award winner from the Design Museum in London in 2019 demonstrates that voice-activated devices in the workplace don’t come without an environmental cost

Mini design briefing: the biodegradable plastic debate

Facility managers beware: while biodegradable plastics present an opportunity to solve one of our most significant sustainability challenges, they’re not without controversy

Bloomberg London

Why Bloomberg’s London office is in a class of its own

Against all expectation, the top award in British architecture, the RIBA Stirling Prize, has been given to an office block. But this Foster-designed workplace project defies the odds in so many ways

Designed for Wellness

Designed for wellness: how a wellbeing focus could reshape the workplace

What drives the growing focus on workplace wellbeing? And how might this focus redirect workplace design? An event by Milliken and WORKTECH Academy put the wellness trend to the vote

Australia's first timber office

Timber! Lendlease completes first wooden workplace

Could timber offices be the answer to the challenges of talent attraction, health and wellbeing and sustainability? Lendlease built Australia’s first wooden office and it’s proving popular