Industry News: Why Interior Designers Must Fight Climate Change

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

Studies published in 2019 and 2020 suggest that we might have underestimated the cumulative embodied carbon footprint of interior elements, as calculated over the life of a building. Illustration by Carlos Dominguez via Metropolis
  • Metropolis reports new studies show that interior designers can have a much bigger impact on climate change than they ever imagined.
  • As Hongkongers work from home again, South China Morning Post reports that property firms are putting office features into new residences.
  • A Gartner ‘Future of Work trends post-COVID-19’ study brought out key elements for leaders to focus on as they rethink organization design in the post-pandemic era. Where are employers today in this journey of organizational redesign? What organizational structures are leaders planning for in times to come? Find out with People Matters.
  • We still need offices, but not as we know them, says Design Middle East.
  • MIT Sloan Management Review shares that the rigid cubicle that is common to many office settings isn’t the structure its designer originally intended.
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