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Man of Substance

Considering he has just stepped off a flight, architect Eric Parry is in remarkably chipper spirits when he returns to his…
19 Feb 2018

Elemental Unblock

After 25 years of global occupier side experience, the conclusion is... creating a fantastic workplace is simple. That is, despite…
15 Feb 2018

Katrina Larkin On Culture: No Man's Land?

What came first, the chicken or the egg? Well either way it was probably female. There are days when I…
13 Feb 2018

On Culture: Katrina Larkin falls for the Scandi way of doing things

Way back in 2001, a certain DJ friend started playing a groovy electronic tune with an addictive hook that seemed…
05 Feb 2018

Kirsten Murray on: Narrative Structures

"Three-dimensional storytelling is thinking about the visitor’s experience of the workplace as their journey unfolds,” says Kirsten Murray, principal and…
08 Jan 2018

Peter Murray On London: Give way but don’t give in

I am a keen cyclist. I commute to work, ride to meetings and cycle long distances. I’ve done Land’s End…
14 Dec 2017

On The Double: Refreshing the workplace

Food provision in the workplace today is often a compromise. Located by convenience of access to risers to extract smells…
04 Dec 2017

Changing Channel: Clare Dowdy on Co-Working

Over the summer break, I needed to do some work. Not from a Greek villa, but from my 1970s static…
23 Nov 2017

Joyce Chan on the WELL Building Standard

The WELL Building Standard is an evidence-based system for measuring, certifying and monitoring building performance features that address wellbeing, that…
10 Nov 2017

Yinka Ilori: State of play

When we meet in Yinka Ilori’s Harrow studio – two adjoining spaces filled with half-made pieces – he is working…
11 Oct 2017

Time to adjust the Green Belt

Politicians – including London’s mayor Sadiq Khan – don’t want to talk about the Green Belt. The subject is just…
09 Oct 2017

Bethany Luscombe: Emerging designer to show award-winning Llia at 100% Design

100% Design has upheld its commitment to supporting emerging designers with the return of the New Designers 100% Design Award,…
21 Aug 2017

WiredScore's William Newton makes sure your office is online

Like all people with real influence in their industry, William Newton is unfailingly polite, gracious and engaging. No looking over…
17 Aug 2017

Grenfell Tower: Questions of liability

While the Grenfell Tower disaster relates directly to high-rise residential buildings, the tragic events undoubtedly raise questions and concerns over…
21 Jul 2017

Max Lamb: Marble, metal, wood – and now recycled textile boards

Max Lamb is a master of materiality. It’s no surprise then, that Really – a startup from Copenhagen that is…
12 Jul 2017

Deborah Saunt of DSDHA: “Central London awaits an unparalleled population surge”

“Central London awaits an unparalleled population surge, with super-commuters, arriving via new infrastructures Crossrail and HS2, set to join existing…
27 Jun 2017

Peter Murray on London: Women about town

There is a wonderful photograph of those attending the Congrès Internationaux d’Architecture Moderne (CIAM) conference in Bridgwater, Somerset, in 1947…
02 Jun 2017

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