The Subtle Sexism of Open Offices, and Other Industry News

Our weekly round up of workplace news from around the web. 

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  • There are many reasons why people dislike open offices. Co.Design reports on a new research paper reveals yet another knock against them: They’re subtly sexist.
  • Co.Design shares reader responses – who have detailed the impact open plan offices have had on their work and mental health – from their article on the subtle sexism of the open office. What are your thoughts on this topic? Feel free to share your story with us in the comments. 
  • In the commercial real estate industry, 2017 was a significant year for the co-working trend. Forbes’ Christopher Kelly believes that there is now an industry shift happening that most people are not seeing.
  • Crain’s rounds up four trends making a big impact in design and development in the ever-changing city of New York.
  • Commercial Property Executive interviews Principal Dan Perruzzi of Boston-based Margulies Perruzzi Architects on sustainability, green design, and more.
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