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Although the end of the pandemic may be in sight, the costs of working remotely are growing. It's time companies had a plan – even if they aren't returning to the office any time soon.
The coronavirus epidemic has made us all rethink our workspaces. But the needs of the times have always influenced the office space – whether for the colonial empire or a growing commerce.
For as long as there has been remote working, companies have sought ways to replicate the serendipitous conversations we have in a physical work space.
For decades, home workspaces were portrayed as the domain of men. Now, with many families all working under one roof, women are paying the price.
The post-pandemic office will be a lot more flexible but still will be necessary to help build relationships among colleagues, according to three scholars.
Tens of millions of Americans who have been telecommuting during the pandemic are beginning to head back to the office – even though COVID-19 remains a threat.
Working from home during lockdown reminded many of us of the benefits of office life. With a bit of imagination we could have the best of both worlds.
The 'right' amount of noise is different for everyone. That might explain why some people perform best in noisy environments, while others prefer silence.
Knoll is best known for transforming the design of America's corporate offices. But she was also on the front lines of a State Department effort to promote American ingenuity and capitalism abroad.
The midterm elections have put America's political divide front and center, increasingly invading the work space and stressing out employees.
Our study found that office workers performed just the same, whether the air conditioning was set at 22°C or 25°C. But making that tweak can cut energy use by 18%.
Rather than being distracting, open plan offices can actually work for certain situations.
Most modern offices contain a surprising amount of harsh chemicals. If you're heading back to work, check out our list of the best plants to clean the air (and reduce stress).
The use of big data at work could promote well-being – but only in very specific conditions.
The popularity of the corporate campus over the past fifty years suggests the form is here to stay.
The history of the office illustrates not only how our work has changed but also how work's physical spaces respond to cultural, technological and social forces.
Rather than just catering to one stereotype of worker, people who use coworking spaces actually come from different backgrounds, professions and ages.
The quality of the office environment itself can have significant negative effects on thinking, health and productivity.
Co-working spaces are evolving to suits the needs of a changing workforce.