Office design experts reveal key trends for 2016

The dynamic and ever-shifting nature of the modern world is presenting organisations with new and evolving challenges that they must address with all of the tools attheir disposal. At the heart of this complexity is the physical workspace. Its design... View Article

Are the emerging markets obsessed with skyscrapers?

In the past 15 years, nearly 190 skyscrapers have been built in Dubai; comparatively, London has seen the construction 23 new skyscrapers in the same time frame, according to Knight Frank. By the end of next year, there will be... View Article

Protected area design secrets revealed in new study

It is not only size that matters when planning a protected area, other spatial features such as shape are also critical to the number of animal species found there. A new study from the University of Exeter assessed the spatial... View Article

Re-educating ourselves about space for staff

The interior design of office space within educational buildings is starting to become more innovative. Joel Barker, designer at Hunter Patel Creative Group, argues that architects, schools, colleges and universities increasingly need to be imaginative when it comes to creating... View Article

How to achieve Part L without renewables

Increasingly stringent efficiency requirements within Part L of the Building Regulations mean that many projects struggle to achieve compliance without bolting on renewable technologies. However, despite renewables being an easy option this is not always appropriate. In these instances, creative... View Article