Welcome to our round-up of the news that matters in the construction world today.

Covering all things workplace, projects in other countries and some updates from our sister companies HITT and SHAPE. A welcomed distraction from the news at the moment. This week’s blog is sharing articles on getting practical about the future of work, Merchant & Gould’s new space in Minneapolis, a timelapse of the Excel centre’s hospital conversion and an interview with Andy Cohen and Diane Hoskins, co-CEOs of Gensler.

All articles linked below:

Getting practical about the future of work, McKinsey and Company: https://mck.co/2UQWlai

Cool Offices: Merchant & Gould’s new space combines skyline views with new tech, The Business Journal: https://bit.ly/3bKN2zE

DesignTV by SANDOW Kicks Off with State of the Industry Chat, Featuring Gensler CEOs, Interior Design: https://bit.ly/3bEJT4b

Timelapse shows ExCeL centre’s conversion into coronavirus hospital – video, The Guardian: https://bit.ly/3aAxPAS

Being a Good Neighbor, HITT Contracting: https://bit.ly/2WZs0J7

How to make activity-based working drive your culture of innovation, Peter Marix-Evans, SHAPE: https://bit.ly/2JwNxBe

Enjoy. 📖📚