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Sometimes the most highly evolved designs are incomplete. When conceptualising the new Suncorp headquarters in Sydney, the interiors team at Geyer worked to the idea of ‘designing to 80%’. The result is a radical take on the oft-used idea of workplace flexibility. While the building caters to the needs of its residents in the present, it comprehensively avoids dictating what these needs will be in the future.


 Architect: Geyer

Project Manager: Turner Townsend Thinc

Builder: Buildcorp

Structural Engineer: Robert Bird Group

Services Engineer: Medland


Duration: 2 years



Thinking Works, Keith Melbourne, Ross Gardam furniture throughout, Stylecraft. Miscellaneous furniture, Koskela, Jardan, Zenith. Muuto, Herman Miller throughout, Living Edge. Hay throughout, Cult. Saba Italia throughout, Café Culture Insitu. Bernhardt Design, Enea throughout, KE-ZU. Fornasarig throughout, Own World. Jasper Morrison throughout, Vitra. Moroso throughout, Hub Furniture. Workstations throughout, Unifor, Haworth, Schiavello.



Lighting throughout, iGuzzini, JSB, Yellow Goat.



Finishes generally throughout, Kvadrat Maharam, Sparkk, Febrik, Interface Flooring, Mohawk, Regupol, Classic Ceramics, Instyle, Baresque, Materialised. E3 ceramic steel, Polyvision. Ceiling finishes, Armstrong, CSR Martini.

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