Though the collapse of WeWork is familiar to most, many coworking spaces have embraced it’s founding principles. However, much of them have missed the mark when it comes to creating a workspace people want to occupy—devoid of personal flair and a collaborative buzz. Author Jennifer Conrad writes about her experiences working from various coworking spaces in the US.
Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky recently announced that the company’s employees will be able to work from anywhere, including overseas, and also abolished location-based pay. Chesky sat down with TIME to talk about the future of the office, corporate culture, and how to redesign working spaces.
Ikea has joined forces with a shopping centre to design an accessible and sustainable workplace to suit the different ways of working. They’ll do this by combining traditional meeting rooms and workspaces with more relaxed common areas where occupants can network and be inspired.
Award-winning Australian property group Mirvac has launched a new ‘Adaptive Workplace’ pilot at their headquarters in Sydney—a hybrid, dynamic test and learn space that explores the office of the future in a post-pandemic era.
Hybrid working is on the wishlist of many employees, with organisation who resist adopting the hybrid model at risk of losing employees and failing to attract new hires.