real estate

antimicrobials

Green building experts caution over new ‘anti-viral’ materials

A group of leading green building organisations, architects, and scientists have warned that building materials with added antimicrobials have no proven health benefit – and may not be as green as they seem

emissions

Sustainable urban futures: why ‘Covid-19 emissions dip’ was not enough

Covid-19 lockdowns saw a dip in carbon emissions in 2020, but is this enough to spark sustainable, long-lasting change? Jonathan Weinert of Signify believes we still have some work to do…

climate change

Constructing a greener future: how smart buildings can tackle climate change

The green agenda has never been so relevant for corporate enterprises. A recent report from smart lighting experts Signify looks at how smart buildings are doing their part to achieve carbon neutrality

micro-mobility

On your bike: how micro-mobility is changing corporate real estate in cities

Micro-mobility in cities is on the rise, but how can real estate professionals benefit from this shift in transport preference? A new report from Urban Land Institute looks at how the property sector is responding

Away from the org chart: new approaches to understanding interaction

In the latest WORKTECH webinar, Ben Waber of Humanyze outlined how new streams of data can help companies plan around real-time patterns of collaboration

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…

Battersea Power Station was the host of Future Retail

Future Retail: adapting to the digital landscape of the future

From an increasing distrust of institutions to the rise of mixed-use spaces, WORKTECH’s Future Retail conference shed new light on how organisations can tackle issues of physical space and data management

Green sky thinking means that buildings should be never finished

Green Sky Thinking: why work buildings should never be finished

Amid economic turmoil, sustainable initiatives are the first to get the chop. But advocates of new thinking from a green perspective suggest it can provide timeless answers to current property problems