As a global leader in flooring and movement systems, Forbo is in many cases an interface with daily life. Our business is about connecting materials, perfecting surfaces and the transport of goods. The materials that make everyday objects, and the surfaces people move around on and which move people and goods where they need to be. We do that by interconnecting with people all over the world every day: Every step you take... at home, at work or on the move: Forbo floors are essential to the way people experience quality of life. Every move you make... Forbo systems make production lines flow, sort the mail and parcels and move goods of all kinds. Forbo Flooring Systems is a global player in high-quality commercial and residential floor coverings with more than 150 years of experience. We focus on environmentally friendly, functional and design-oriented floors.
Forbo Flooring Systems is a leading global player in high-quality, commercial floor coverings & total solution flooring projects that include Linoleum, Vinyl, Luxury Vinyl Tiles, Flocked Flooring Carpet Tiles and Needlefelt.
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How, as adults, do you design a hospital from a child’s perspective? That was the challenge given to the team behind Perth Children’s Hospital: JCY Architects and Urban Designers, Cox Architecture and Billard Leece Partnership (BLP), with HKS Inc.
Pavilions, hubs, neighbourhoods, precincts and the like are fast becoming a popular staple in the agile workplace diet – but why? In their latest project for Red Energy Melbourne, iconic studio Carr sees the significance of these spaces as allowing users to claw back some personal ownership of their working environment.
How can a single space simultaneously serve the needs of healthcare, education and community at all levels? In their most recent project for Cockburn ARC, dwp create the ultimate cross-sector blueprint for a hybrid health, fitness, education, community and culture centre for professional, intermediate and beginner users.
Design that reflects its local environment is a huge focus for practising architects and designers, and Sydney’s Barangaroo development is a hotbed for this kind of thinking. Gilbert + Tobin’s new Barangaroo workplace, designed by Woods Bagot, draws inspiration from the rich history and landscape of the site, while nestling nicely into Sydney’s new commercial identity.