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What was The Buzz in August?

  Our monthly roundup of real estate industry news. The Dezeen Awards 2022 architecture longlist was revealed at the beginning of the month featuring over 300 of the world’s best architecture, interiors and design as well as the studios and the individual architects and designers producing the most outstanding work. There are 47...

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Leading the way in sustainability, introducing 20 Water Street

  Inspiring Spaces Earlier this year (April 2022), JLL opened one of the most sustainable buildings in the UK, its new office at 20 Water Street, Wood Wharf, E14. Sitting at the heart of Canary Wharf Group’s (CWG) new five million sq ft district, comprising mixed-use space and nine acres of waterside boardwalks...

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What was The Buzz in July?

July was…well…hot. As record temperatures hit the country and many of us battled fruitlessly to keep cool, there was still plenty going on in real estate. Here are some of the highlights: The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) announced the six buildings competing for the 2022 RIBA Stirling Prize, recognising...

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What was The Buzz in June?

From a four-day working week to World Environment Day 2022, June saw a host of environmental and social events. Here we take a look back at June’s highlights in the world of Real Estate and beyond. The world’s biggest four-day work week trial began in the UK. Employees from 70 companies...

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Modern Open Plan Offices

11 Amazing Offices That You Will Want To Work In

Given our recent musings on office design, we started to consider the places we’d most like to work.   Finding a job that inspires us and where we feel part of a great team is of course important, but so too is the space. Here are some designs of incredible offices in...

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Biophilic Office Space

What is biophilic design and what are the benefits?

Put simply, biophilia is about bringing the outdoors in, using natural features and finishes to create an environment that boosts wellbeing.   Here, we explore biophilic design and the benefits it can have on the workplace.   Where does the concept come from?  The term ‘Biophilia’ was coined by Edward O Wilson, who was one...

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What was The Buzz in May?

May was a big month for industry events, kicking off with FlexSA in London, followed by GCUC in Seattle and CREtech Climate in Copenhagen. Themes across the board centred on employee wellbeing, how important ESG is as we stand on the precipice of irreversible climate change, and the rise and...

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What was The Buzz in February?

Is there a one-size-fits-all solution to the future of where we work? Well, no. There’s certainly a seismic shift happening across the workplace and it is completely revolutionising the way we think about offices, remote working and employees' workplace needs, meaning a new standard way of working is forming. As restrictions in...

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What was The Buzz in March?

In-person events were back in full swing (finally!) including the return of MIPIMWorld, which focussed on the office of the future. The Buzz marked International Women's Day, an important day to celebrate achievement, to #BreaktheBias, and highlight the need for inclusivity, diversity and equitability. The news from March: Currys plc closes west London HQ after...

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