Do we really need to build any more office buildings?

Do we really need to build any more office buildings?

For the last 30 years or so, open plan office buildings have offered economic and efficient work space for enterprises of all sizes. Bringing staff together into one place brought many tangible benefits for medium to large businesses, further enhanced when building...
Could Smart Working change our urban landscapes?

Could Smart Working change our urban landscapes?

Why we should rethink our attitude to heritage buildings. There’s a common assumption that older buildings, and especially those with a heritage listing, are uneconomical and difficult to use as modern workplaces. For heads of property, the burden of operating from a...
PLACEmaking’s guide to Smart Working Etiquette

PLACEmaking’s guide to Smart Working Etiquette

Survival rules of successful co-working. The way we work is changing, largely because of mobile computing, telephony and on-line connectivity. Many of us have choice on where we work and so the purpose of a modern ‘office’ has changed. For many of us going to ‘the...