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Why music venues are spending millions on renovations
Music concerts are getting increasingly more extravagant and expensive, a testament to their importance for performers who now rely heavily on ticket sales compared to selling albums.
How hotels are meeting the demand for quality meeting space
Whether they’re hosting a conference for 300 out-of-town guests or an away-day for a 30-strong team from a local company, hotel meeting and event spaces are in high-demand.
How workplace design drives productivity for employees of all ages
There are many ways in which businesses can design their workspace to boost productivity and attract talent, while also keeping costs to a minimum.
Corporates join start-ups in converted warehouses
Converted warehouses and former industrial precincts just outside major cities have long provided inventive office space and environs for plucky tech starts-ups and creative agencies.
Design for life: Rethinking the office to promote activity
Office life has traditionally been sedentary, but as more companies and their employees prioritise healthier lifestyles, workplaces are finding new ways to get people moving.
Are university campuses turning into mini smart cities?
Universities are experimenting with AI and big data to improve how students live and learn on campus
Sustainable design features that improve user experience, health, and productivity
Focusing on indoor environmental quality to optimize building performance and enhance employee productivity, attentiveness, and well-being.
Modern stadiums boost their foodie credentials
From fast food classics to steak, sushi and salad, stadiums are revamping both their facilities and their menus to span street food and chef-led restaurants.
Why female-centric spaces are balancing the coworking equation
Coworking continues to rise in popularity worldwide, but when it comes to gender, it’s become clear that the spaces aren’t always so balanced.
Workplace canteens take a leaf from healthy food outlets
Once known for its limited choice and stodgy food, the office cafeteria is undergoing a major makeover with healthier options and all-day dining increasingly on the menu.
What does experiential retail even mean these days?
For some it's sprinkles, others meditation pods. What really matters is localization, service and shareability, store design experts say.
How can university facilities live up to modern student expectations?
Draughty lecture halls, bland dinners and slow internet speeds just won’t cut it for today’s students.
Why practical office design is outpacing beer-on-tap
Office gimmicks designed to boost productivity and attract talent are falling out of favour as companies prioritise practical amenities that meet modern employee needs.
Why retailers are opening stores that don’t sell anything
At the South Coast Plaza mall in Orange County, California, French luxury retailer Van Cleef & Arpels has created a series of installations designed to evoke a “dream-like landscape.”
Pragmatic wellness interventions to existing workspaces
Simple design solutions that can be added to existing workplaces to create environments where health and wellness are nurtured.
Why apps are the next big thing for the digital age office
With over five million apps available across the world, just about every fathomable function of daily life can be aided by a finger-tap on a smartphone.
Why the right lighting is a must-have for healthy workplaces
Researchers have been refining their knowledge of how light, in all its colorful waves, plays a big role in influencing sleep, digestion and even food cravings.
Inclusion by design
Inclusion has rapidly become one of the most popular buzzwords relative to the workplace, right up there with strategy and engagement.
Renovating to stay relevant: Big hotel refurbishments in 2019
Some of the world’s most iconic hotels will reopen in 2019 after undergoing extensive renovation works to bring in a fresh look and smarter technologies.
Why festive store windows are still prime real estate