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sustainability

Cambridge institute plans ‘world’s first’ in sustainable office refits

Is the most sustainable building the one that already exists? A joint team from Cambridge University and architects BDP believe they are on the brink of a breakthrough

Design in the age of crisis: creative ideas take flight

Architects and designers have responded to an open call from the London Design Biennale and Chatham House to generate radical ideas that will reshape our working world

Climbing the hill: Amazon HQ2 looks ahead with The Helix

This WORKTECH briefing looks at the latest plans by Amazon to create a community-friendly campus, the rise of the consumer office and the role of acoustics in increasing productivity

Puzzle of Wellbeing: putting the post Covid-19 pieces together

Workplace wellbeing is clearly understood at the personal employee level, but less so when it comes to translating policies into company performance. A new report from 360 Workplace sets out to crack the code

Don’t stand so close to me: creating the resilient workplace

Recent obsession with squeezing office space has been cruelly exposed by the coronavirus crisis. Young Lee explains how social distancing rules can easily be managed within standard social norms. Is it time to revisit office protocols?

Healthy cities

Designing healthier cities: why the workplace is now the pivotal issue

Public health experts are increasingly looking at change in working practices as the key to unlock the potential for urban wellbeing - as the 2018 Healthy City Design Congress will explore

The race for wellbeing

Going for gold: why wellbeing is the winning workplace strategy

From high performing teams to cultivating psychologically safe environments, athletes and academics raced to discuss the importance of wellbeing in the workplace at the WELLNESS 18 conference

Tech-savvy Dubai playing catch-up on wellness at work

Dubai has adopted smart technology that can measure utilisation of space and decide who we should meet at work. But why is it falling behind on wellbeing? WORKTECH Dubai brought the experts together to debate the big issues