Our weekly round up of workplace news from around the web.
Could single-sex working environments make women feel more secure and productive? Check out the Guardian’s interview with the founders of new women-only members’ clubs from around the world.
As the flexible office market has grown up in the past few years, Real Estate Weekly is seeing a shift in the commercial leasing world. Flexible office spaces used to only target short-term leases but are now also catering to larger tenants who want to avoid longer leases.
Design is an agent of change that can be used to interpret changes of any type – whether they are personal, political, cultural, social, economic, scientific, environmental, or technological, says Wallpaper*. How can it help us build a better world?
Media and fans have raved about standing desks, reports CO.DESIGN, even though there’s little scientific evidence that supports their alleged ergonomic and health benefits. A new research paper suggests that standing desks have a negative effect on our cognitive abilities, too.