Urban designers need to think beyond the parking space and activate streets for new, sustainable ways of living and moving around. Otherwise, we will fail local places and communities, say Ashleigh Cormack and Graham Pointer
Our net-zero commitments should bring wider ecological benefits, but if we’re not careful they might exacerbate another global crisis, writes Tom Butterworth
The Copenhill power plant in Copenhagen offers a glimpse of a future in which city infrastructure is multifunctional, adaptable and a focal point for communities, writes Mark Bessoudo
Smart buildings present new, unprecedented risks to their developers, owners and tenants. Managing these must become part of the design process
The pandemic has given a stark illustration of how the built environment affects our health, but also shows the potential for change
Examining why we weren’t ready can help us equip for future disasters of any kind
COVID-19 has provided a new lens through which to view how healthcare is delivered, and what it is possible to achieve. How can we seize this once-in-a-generation opportunity?
Covid-19 has raised profound questions for the design community, and we don’t yet have all the answers
How we can optimize the environment to give employees the normalcy they are seeking, while implementing new policies and procedures?
The fusion of building tech, smartphones and wearables could make the post-pandemic workplace not just possible, but much, much better
Digital technologies can enable healthier, safer, more efficient buildings – and leverage assets that owners may not realize they have
Designing for wellbeing supports infection control now, but also resilience to future epidemics, writes building wellness specialist Meike Borchers
Business models will have to adapt, but flexible space will be more valued than ever
Vertical transportation is what makes multi-storey buildings possible. So what happens when enclosed spaces, push buttons and efficiency become the problem rather than the solution?
Organizations have had to do without the office during lockdown. Will they ever go back?
The health and safety landscape has changed completely for businesses, writes safety specialist Doug Crann
COVID-19 has left healthcare systems around the world reeling — and pandemics are just one of the heightened threats humanity faces over the coming decades. How will we cope?
Leesman has surveyed over 720,000 employees in more than 4,700 workplaces. Peggie rothe delves into the data to debunk some office myths
As COVID-19 shutters communities around the world, collaboration is more important than ever
Healthcare facilities need to be resilient to a range of perils, known and unknown