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Almost half of architects say office clients ‘aren’t interested’ in end-user health and wellbeing

A new survey conducted by Oscar Acoustics suggests employee welfare is falling short when adapting workspaces for returning office workers. It reveals 46 per cent of British architects cite significant challenges when designing social distancing measures for office employees, with ...

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Offices must support the health and wellbeing of users or become redundant

Office buildings that fail to demonstrate how they support the health and wellbeing of users will swiftly become redundant, according to a group of building services engineers. A webinar hosted by the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) heard that the ...

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Real estate revolution

Corporate Real Estate is going through something of a revolution at the moment as the impact of COVID-19 accelerates trends in health and wellbeing, hybrid working, and the use of technology to improve space utilisation. FMJ reports The long-term effects ...

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Signed, sealed, delivered

The design brief for courier company Hermes’ new tech hub in Leeds was to create something ‘cool and a little bit different’. Sara Bean visited to see how far the project has succeeded There is every chance that your first ...

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Connecting spaces

Janet Lowe of Forbo Flooring Systems discusses the role of flooring in creating office environments conducive to communication and collaboration In 2017, workplace absence cost the UK economy £18 billion in lost productivity, according to the Centre of Economic and ...

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All is well

Landsec’s new HQ office takes a multi-pronged approach to promoting staff wellbeing, from facilitating active working to providing healthy food that people want to eat When property company Landsec relocated its head office to one of its best-known developments, Cardinal ...

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All our own work

Mitie Group’s new office at the Shard is not just a cool workplace, it’s a showcase for the company’s connected workspace strategy. Sara Bean went to take a look In February 2018, Mitie Group plc moved into the iconic Shard ...

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