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Cushman & Wakefield delivers a ‘return to office’ reality check

Cushman & Wakefield delivers a ‘return to office’ reality check

Speculation over if the world will realise a ubiquitous return to office sometime in the foreseeable future is superfluous, going by the contents of Cushman & Wakefield’s latest report – the real question is when?

Workplace futures survey by Hassell asks not ‘what’ but ‘why’

Workplace futures survey by Hassell asks not ‘what’ but ‘why’

Insights from Hassell’s 2021 Workplace Futures Survey could add fidelity to the design brief, revealing the motives underlying what employees envision for the hybrid workplace.

Adaptive space caters for hybrid work/life the Sim-Plex way

Adaptive space caters for hybrid work/life the Sim-Plex way

What use does the idle office have, if we’re all working from home? Sim-Plex Design Studio proposes an adaptive spatial solution for hybrid working.

Technology meets wellness in Charter Hall x Cox Architecture’s 130 Lonsdale Street

Technology meets wellness in Charter Hall x Cox Architecture’s 130 Lonsdale Street

As questions around the meaning of a 9-to-5 workplace continue to arise, Charter Hall and Cox look towards technology and wellbeing for the solution.

Unispace presents first COVID-19 responsive workplace design

Unispace presents first COVID-19 responsive workplace design

Rather than speculate about how the post pandemic office might shape up, global leaders in workplace design, Unispace, cut right to the chase and turned its Auckland studio into a blueprint for the new world of work.

Richard Healy predicts what won’t change about workplace

Richard Healy predicts what won’t change about workplace

There’s a lot we don’t know about the future of workplace. But even amidst the current uncertainty, Carr associate Richard Healy offers clarity on 6 key facets of workplace design.

10 pet friendly workplaces that deserve design kudos

10 pet friendly workplaces that deserve design kudos

Bringing your pet to work day may have once been a novel idea, but there’s mounting evidence to say that pet friendly workplaces could be the way forward.

Gijs Nooteboom shares 6 truths of progressive workplace

Gijs Nooteboom shares 6 truths of progressive workplace

We still speak about the workplace revolution, but revolutions don’t normally last 20 years. Is it all over and we’re simply moving the furniture around?

The workplace strategists’ guide to responding to change

The workplace strategists’ guide to responding to change

Now is the time for strategy and action, say Kellie Payne, director, Bates Smart, and Dr Caroline Burns, founder, Workplace Revolution. And it all begins with asking the right questions.

Woods Bagot makes a progressive move, for one and all

Woods Bagot makes a progressive move, for one and all

In a move that further positions the firm with a competitive edge and redefines the contemporary practice of architecture, Woods Bagot has appointed futurist Francesca Birks as Global Insights Leader.

Dialling in with Mathew Dalby of Buchan

Dialling in with Mathew Dalby of Buchan

With offices globally including in Shanghai, Buchan Group were alerted early to a changing climate for working and living. What can we learn from their action?

Life under Lockdown: Nik Karalis, CEO, Woods Bagot

Life under Lockdown: Nik Karalis, CEO, Woods Bagot

Woods Bagot CEO, Nik Karalis talks about how he’s adjusted to the COVID-19 lockdown.

Stairway To (Workplace) Heaven: Dentsu Aegis Network Beijing

Stairway To (Workplace) Heaven: Dentsu Aegis Network Beijing

Designed by Woods Bagot, Dentsu Aegis Network’s new Beijing workplace has a central staircase that supports the company’s philosophy of connectivity and collaboration.

Could Colour Be Critical In The Future Of The Agile Workplace?

Could Colour Be Critical In The Future Of The Agile Workplace?

Playster’s new Montreal headquarters by local ACDF Architecture is an exploration of how colour can be used strategically in the agile workplace.

We Don’t Need To Guess The Future Of Agile, We Already Know It – And It Doesn’t Look Good

We Don’t Need To Guess The Future Of Agile, We Already Know It – And It Doesn’t Look Good

The International Space Station is a 40-year design experiment in creating the ultimate environment to work, live and play. The result? Perfect agility. Too perfect. Astronauts want to know if we’ve told Houston, ‘there’s a problem’.