Smart spaces & places

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Smart working coming-of-age?

Smart working coming-of-age?

Last week I was back at BT Tower at the launch of the Smart Working Code of Practice (PAS 3000) – possibly a day of great significance for those of us interested in making the best use of the built environment and the talented people that use buildings. Produced by...
Living the iDEA

Living the iDEA

Nestling in the shadows of the Shropshire foothills lies the stronghold of a most remarkable creative organisation – working and living in a really smart space. During my summer ramblings I had the opportunity to visit the home of iDEA and to sample their smart way of...
Beyond the Workplace (#BtW) – something really is stirring!!

Beyond the Workplace (#BtW) – something really is stirring!!

  On Wednesday I witnessed something quite special – a group of people with authentic commitment and passion underpinned by decisive leadership. I came away from the first British Institure of Facilities Management (BIFM) Chartered Institure of Personnel and...

Workspace & Workplace – one in the same??

Words are the building blocks of language yet we use them in ways which others find confusing. Take for example’workspace’ and ‘workplace’ – these are used in multiple ways and mean different things to different people. Over the Easter...