Adaptive reuse: defining new purpose for existing buildings
Ever since buildings have been built, they have been repurposed. How can existing building assets remain relevant in a changing world?
A series of intimate events bringing together thought-leaders from across the commercial interiors sector (workplace, hospitality and living), discussing key issues and current trends. Invaluable content which we share across our multimedia platforms, a brilliant networking opportunity and all round great fun.
Is now the time for coworking to re-emerge, superhero–like, and obliterate that commute, destroy those traditional working patterns, and completely annihilate the property market as we know it?
We’ve gathered a panel of industry experts at Ultrafabrics’ fantastic Clerkenwell showroom to discuss the importance of textures and colour when it comes to designing spaces with sensory wellbeing in mind.
The function and role of commercial spaces is constantly changing – massively accelerated by the pandemic. What do we expect on our return post lockdown?
While some will automatically want to return to the workplace, others will need convincing – and, to convince these doubters, employers will need to offer much more than just a desk, chair and meeting room.
When ‘unlockdown’ comes, Birmingham workspace will need to meet changed demands from a changed world. We teamed up with Wilmott Dixon Interiors to challenge a group of the city’s leading property practitioners.
This month’s Roundtable looks at human-friendly, planet-friendly and animal-friendly design and its connotations – from products and production methods, to the wider context of creating a brand and design differential in an increasingly segmented market. Will the ethics ever outweigh the economics?
Wellbeing: Why do we continue to value engineer something so priceless? We’re at Assmann’s amazing new Spring Gardens Design Studio in Manchester, where we’ve gathered a brilliant panel of leading designers and developers, together with representatives from our sponsor, Altro.
Much has been made of the ‘special relationship’ between the UK and the US but, when it comes to commercial workplaces, is there still a great divide?
In one sense of the word, biophilia is here for good – for the good of all of us. But is it simply another workplace element that is bang on trend today, only to be relegated down those wish lists tomorrow?