space design/planning

Tokyo survey suggests signs of change in Japanese workplace

On the eve of the Tokyo Olympics, new research from Xymax suggests that some companies in the Tokyo metropolitan area are early movers in the race to reform their office functions

Augmented work: how can humans and machines collaborate?

A working world in which people and robots accomplish things together rather than separately will have significant implications for office property and workspace design, according to a new discussion paper from Mirvac

Will the Japanese workplace advance or retreat after Covid-19?

New practices introduced as a direct result of the pandemic could lead to a long-term shift in how Japanese companies flex towards new ways of working, according to a major report

Can smart transform the post Covid-19 office experience?

Smart technologies capable of making the office a safe and dynamic part of the new ecosystem of work are coming much closer to reality than we think

This changes everything: office life after the great return

In the third of a five-part series on the long-term impacts of the pandemic, Krupa Solanki of UnWork investigates who should return to the office and how they should behave

The big question: how will Covid-19 change the world?

In the first of a five-part series on the long-term impacts of the pandemic, Krupa Solanki of Unwork looks at the most likely shifts in the world of technology

Sedentary behaviour

Can we make the post Covid-19 office a destination of choice?

Returning to the workplace is set to become a conscious decision rather than the default position for most office workers. What new strategies will be required to lure people back? Katie Puckett compiles a seven-point plan

What will Covid-19 mean for the future of coworking?

Coworking operators will need new business models to respond to the expected growth in flexible working, explains Katie Puckett as part of a WSP series on the post-pandemic workplace