2021 – The return of Cedric Price’s ‘Fun Palace’
With anecdotal evidence pointing towards a reduction in the demand for office space and several high profile companies claiming they no longer need any workplace at all, this emancipation of space within the city provides new opportunities for the designer.
If much of our traditional, desk-based working now takes place at home, our cities can become places for fun, excitement and social interaction.
In a post-pandemic future, the office will be a tech-rich, dynamic space more akin to Cedric Price’s Fun Palace designs.
Story by Daniel Walder