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An iconic workplace has been refurbished paying respect to its history, take an exclusive behind the scenes tour with interviews from the design team and the client


March 12th, 2013

Complementing Paul McGillick’s feature article in issue 52 of INDESIGN Magazine, this month Tyrone Branigan’s CINE series takes us behind the facade of a groundbreaking workplace refurbishment in North Sydney.

The 1957 Bates Smart designed building established North Sydney at the time as Sydney’s secondary commercial centre, a satellite hub.

In the late 1990’s BVN were responsible for a revolutionary refurbishment that changed the way that the workplace was designed and experienced, setting new standards for Australian practice and performance.  Recently completed, a decade on, the Woods Bagot refurbishment of the site takes a holistic and inhabitant-driven approach on the back of the NAB &  MLC merger, creating a vibrant new ‘Wealth Campus’ for the firm.

Woods Bagot


All images and footage © Tyrone Branigan

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