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Happiness in the workplace

The New Economics Foundation’s Happy Planet Index taught us that income and wellbeing are not intrinsically linked – and now…
24 Jul 2012

Mobile working and the Olympics

There won’t be any gold medals for commuters who make it in to work despite the Olympic transport chaos.  Despite…
24 Jul 2012

Keep taking the tablets

With new technology comes new working postures, many of them less than favourable. Add to that a certain loosening of…
13 Apr 2012

In the ascent

Local identity is never harder to find than inside an international airport, but emphasis is shifting away from the generic…
15 Feb 2012

Go green: Sustainable design or just a leafy facade?

With their lush terraces stretching up to the heavens, skyscrapers are looking greener these days – but is it really…
16 Jan 2012

Up in smoke?

UK timber manufacturing says that it can’t compete with government subsidies offered to the biomass industry to buy wood –…
06 Dec 2011

Norwegian new wave

It’s never hogged the spotlight like its Scandi neighbours, but Norway has its own design traditions to shout about. onoffice…
22 Jul 2011

Siege mentality

As building security moves higher up the agenda, how can architects find ways to create environments that are safe, without…
17 May 2011

Regeneration game: picking up the pieces

Economic boomtimes brought with them a wave of regeneration schemes across the country. But now the party is over –…
16 Mar 2011

Green rinse: Exploring eco-friendly claims

With seemingly every furniture company making bold claims about sustainability and their eco-credentials it can be tricky to separate the…
16 Feb 2011

Archaeology in London: What lies beneath

Ancient ruins found below sites that have been earmarked for building projects can throw up fascinating insights into how our…
16 Feb 2011

Raising the bar: Office bars

Workplace bars at media and ad agencies helps employees relax, have fun – and even do a bit of business,…
18 Oct 2010

Rethinking the glass box

The city is awash with new glass office developments, but with tougher green building regulations on the way is it…
18 Aug 2010

Abu Dhabi: the new jewel of the Middle East

Abu Dhabi has replaced Dubai as the booming centre for construction of office and commercial space. Michael Willoughby explains why …
18 May 2010

The rise of Passivehaus in the UK

Passivhaus, the utopian benchmark of low-carbon building design is finally finding roots in the UK. Rachel Calton looks at those…
18 May 2010

UK's most striking cladding

From primary-coloured facades and walls with eyes in the heart of London to the pigeon-repelling surface of a “jewellery box”…
16 Apr 2010

Carbon emission cutting gets serious

The new mandatory emissions trading scheme is giving carbon cutting a clear place on company agendas, Rachel Calton discovers With…
12 Mar 2010

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