Bauhaus

Bauhaus at 100: how does its workplace legacy stand up?

The 100th anniversary of the founding of the Bauhaus – the legendary German design school widely acknowledged to be the…

Spontaneous, social and green: London lifts the lid on the new workplace

WORKTECH London, the flagship event in the global WORKTECH series, took centre stage in the wonderfully refurbished Purcell Room in…

Bloomberg London

Why Bloomberg’s London office is in a class of its own

The Stirling Prize, given annually by the Royal Institute of British Architects, is the design equivalent of a Hollywood Oscar,…

qualified self

The Qualified Self: time to give older employees a helping hand

It is now widely accepted that having real-time data on what we eat, how much we exercise and how we…

Awe in design has commercial benefits

Can awe-inspiring design features really boost workplace performance?

The inclusion by architects of a genuinely jaw-dropping feature or an awe-inspiring setting in a new office design scheme can…

Participatory design helps engagement

Well by design: stop treating people like cogs in a machine

A decade after the great financial crash of 2008, the global workplace is still struggling with sluggish rates of productivity.…

Japan in full bloom

Japan’s low growth predicament – and what can be done about it

WORKTECH’s first Tokyo conference took place on 5 April 2018 with the cherry blossom season in full bloom. It was…

The Elemental Workplace

The Elemental Workplace argues for an end to complexity

The global workplace industry has long been addicted to finding the ‘magic bullet’ that will reconcile the inevitable contradictions of…