Our weekly round up of workplace news from around the web.
- It’s time the design industry rethinks its approach to materials, says designer Claire Potter featured in OnOffice , and sustainability truly needs to take centre stage.
- What exactly is meant by agile real estate? Allwork.Space breaks down the importance of the latest real estate trend.
- In the current Japanese education system, people are taught that working for a company is the most secure, low-risk and prestigious path. Could the introduction of co-working spaces change their work culture? The Japan Times investigates.
The CEO Magazine reports on a new study says that open-plan offices don’t just annoy many of their inhabitants; they cut collaboration, too.