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Shortlist revealed – The Work Space

With 12 projects shortlisted in The Work Space category of this year’s INDE.Awards it’s no wonder that working from the office is firmly back on the agenda.

Shortlist revealed – The Work Space

The Commons George Street by DesignOffice, Australia. Photography: Katherine Lu

While recent years have seen incredible changes in the way we work, the shortlisted projects in The Work Space category of the 2023 INDE.Awards are perfect proof that working from the office is the best place to be these days.

MillerKnoll is the supporter of The Work Space category and also subscribes to the idea that our places of work should be innovative and original. As a beautifully crafted entity itself, Millerknoll comprises many brands that stand alone yet enhance each other. Providing outstanding products and solutions for workplace design is MillerKnoll’s raison d’être and its brands are world’s best on every level, as are the shortlisted projects that feature in The Work Space category.

Tyro Payments by Geyer, Australia. Photography: Tyrone Branigan

There are various types of workplace projects in the shortlist, from adaptive reuse to renovations and new builds. However, in many cases, it is the transformation from old to new that is showcased as the best way forward for design. Through clever and imaginative concepts, the past is made ready for future work, and with technology and sustainability in the mix, the results are a credit to the architects and designers who have envisaged a building’s new life.

The shortlisted projects in this year’s The Work Space category of the INDE.Awards comprise:

70 George Steet – COX Sydney Studio by Cox Architecture, Australia
Campbell House, Private Offices by Tonkin Zulaikha Greer Architects, Australia

China Merchants Tower Dome Renovation Beijing by Woods Bagot, China

Darebin Intercultural Centre by Sibling Architecture, Australia

Darlinghurst Workplace by BVN, Australia

Dyson Global HQ by M. Moser Associates, Singapore

Locomotive Workshop by Sissons Architects in collaboration with Curio Projects, Buchan, Mirvac Design, Australia

NAB 2CS by Woods Bagot, Australia

Of Bricks and Breath by IX Architects, Indonesia

The Commons George Street by DesignOffice, Australia

Tyro Payments by Geyer, Australia

Wall-É by Irving Smith Architects, New Zealand/Aotearoa

While working from home and hybrid working are still on the agenda, these 12 projects present places with outstanding design that resonates with employees. They also provide facility and structure to the working life and promote health and wellbeing – all with ingenuity and in some cases a touch of daring. They are all conceived to connect staff to each other, enhance the working life and help people enjoy the office once more.

Locomotive Workshop by Sissons Architects in collaboration with Curio Projects, Buchan, Mirvac Design, Australia. Photography: Simon Whitbread, Brett Boardman

The Work Space category showcases the cutting edge design that resides in the Indo-Pacific region, but more than this, they are places made for people to work, meet and connect in the very best ways possible. Congratulations to all on the shortlist, each project is a great achievement.

Winners for the 2023 INDE.Awards will be announced on 10 August 2023 at the INDE.Awards Gala in Sydney and broadcast online around the globe.

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