Recent temperatures have been nudging towards the 30s, which may be why our eyes were drawn to details of Instagram's new offices, which include a bar serving free gelato!
The first energy-positive office in the UK has been opened at Swansea University. It generates more energy than it consumes, and combines a range of innovative technologies to capture, store and release energy through one integrated system.
Developers wanting to set new or refurbished office space apart in a competitive market, and employers wanting to provide a working environment that attracts the best employees, are finding illumination through digital art and lighting installations.
Employers are struggling to appeal and hold on to younger employees due to the importance young people are placing on the feel of an office and how aesthetically pleasing it is, according to the results of a new study.
With the opening of Amazon's new 'rainforest offices' in Seattle, we're wonding whether they saw our 2016 news article about the benefits of plants in the workplace, and took the idea to the extreme!
Although wellbeing initiatives may not have a found a home in every workplace and office design scheme just yet, there is increasing evidence that investing in your employees' health is not going to be a passing fad.
The design of your workspace can impact everyone from employees and customers to investors and industry peers. It's therefore important to ensure your office design reflects your company's values and culture.
While there has been a decline in new office construction in London, office refurbishment schemes have continued to make up a large volume of development activity.
The new Bloomberg HQ building in London scored 98.5% against the BREEAM sustainability assessment – a world record for an office building at the design stage.
According to a new report by Leesman, 46% of employees in the UK say their workplace does not allow them to work productively. This means that approximately 1.3 million employees in the UK believe their office is not fit for purpose!