Place

The future of the smart precinct

How smart precincts will shape the dynamics of the changing city

Australian developer Mirvac has launched a second discussion paper on the global development of smart precincts as part of WORKTECH…

What Amazon’s workplace wish list tells us about the future city

Amazon didn’t fight its way to the forefront of the global digital economy without being innovative and taking risks. So…

people working in city

Sydney sets out its stall to rethink the way the city works

It’s almost five years since I co-authored a white paper with Philip Ross, founder and CEO of UnWork, on the…

Fatal floor: the debate about open plan offices just got noisier

Controversy over open plan office design won’t go away. To some employees, open environments create a platform for collaboration and…

Coworking hubs are a popular choice for flexible workspace

Why 2017 has been the year of flexible workspace

Has 2017 been the breakthrough year for the flexible workspace? It certainly feels that way as an increasing number of…

Richard Rogers: how constraints spark successful buildings

On the eve of WORKTECH London 2017, which takes place on 14-15 November at the digital start-up hub Here East…

Is the out-of-town corporate campus no longer a safe bet?

‘My God… it’s heaven.’ This was the thought Mae Holland had on her first tour of The Circle’s campus. The…

Back to the future: Facebook village faces up to growing housing crisis

The news that Facebook is to build an entirely new village with 1,500 homes for its own employees on its…