sustainability

The big question: is working from home environmentally friendly?

We are often told that working from home is more eco-friendly than working at the office, but is that really the case? Individual habits appear to be the deciding factor

Up and down: how the pandemic affected corporate performance

This WORKTECH Academy Briefing looks at new research from The Economist Intelligence Unit showing a mixed picture on company productivity – and at designer efforts to go greener

Global cities unite to showcase impactful climate action at COP26

As the COP 26 conference on climate change finally gets underway, Arup and the C40 network of global cities are presenting inspiring examples of what can be achieved in 11 world cities

Rhyme and reason: ten things to never forget about workplace design

From biophilia and quality air flow to colour and textures, this poem – rooted in the academic research – looks at the ten considerations of workplace design

How the high-profile skyscraper flourished after 9/11

The attack on the Twin Towers 20 years ago did not lead to the demise of tall buildings. Instead, skyscraper construction is booming. Several trends now shape the rise of the ‘supertall'

Back from the brink: how cities are plotting a healthier future

As changing work patterns begin to influence the future health and sustainability of our urban spaces, Healthy City Design International Congress 2021 will set an agenda for radical change

Will health demands prompt a shake-up of old office hierarchy?

Our latest WORKTECH Wednesday Briefing looks at a new Californian study which signals a shift in the power balance in the workplace as employees demand healthier and greener environments

Healthy City Design

Creating healthier cities: share your ideas on new work practice

If you’ve got new workplace research, projects or ideas to share that can make our cities more sustainable and healthy, then the Healthy City Design International Congress wants to hear from you