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The Golden lesson in designing open plan, flexible work spaces

The Golden lesson in designing open plan, flexible work spaces

The flexible work spaces of RMBL’s new head office, designed by Golden, have transformed the mortgage manager’s conventional practices in favour of an activity based working model.

Gijs Nooteboom shares 6 truths of progressive workplace

Gijs Nooteboom shares 6 truths of progressive workplace

We still speak about the workplace revolution, but revolutions don’t normally last 20 years. Is it all over and we’re simply moving the furniture around?

10 creative and agile spaces for activity based work

10 creative and agile spaces for activity based work

The following ten design projects represent the most inimitable offices we’ve seen of late, in which space goes above and beyond in its role as a facilitator of ABW.

Hybrid working – why it’s the new reality

Hybrid working – why it’s the new reality

It’s unstructured, complex and fluid – how do we begin to define hybrid, so that we might ‘design’ to it? James Calder of Calder Consultants frames the challenge.

Best of both worlds: Master Builders QLD office

Best of both worlds: Master Builders QLD office

The Master Builders QLD office renovation celebrates the association’s rich history while also ushering the brand into a world of activity-based working.

Hot desking… is it still hot?

Hot desking… is it still hot?

Studies reveal that while flexible and agile working modes are designed to empower the individual, they also contribute to low productivity and absenteeism. Can a happy medium between old and new typologies be achieved?

Learning to share: Introducing the new generation of co-working

Learning to share: Introducing the new generation of co-working

Co-working seems to be the golden arrow for enterprises looking to improve productivity and collaboration. What makes it an effective and successful working model?

Furniture designed for flexibility and adaptiveness – that’s Flokk!

Furniture designed for flexibility and adaptiveness – that’s Flokk!

With space management an ever-relevant consideration to take into mind when designing for workspaces, it’s sometimes easy to forget the practical matters should take priority – designing an office that enables productive, meaningful work.

Top 5 tips for thinking like an agile designer

Top 5 tips for thinking like an agile designer

The desire to be an agile designer is strong in today’s busy design community, but what does this mean exactly?

A specifier’s guide to the gig economy

A specifier’s guide to the gig economy

 With the age of the digital nomad and gig economy now in full swing, we explore how these cultural phenomena are driving specification.

How Zgonic is changing the future of work

How Zgonic is changing the future of work

Zgonic’s monitor arms may be the answer to a rising demand in mobile workspaces today! Let’s explore why.

How to design when activity based working is the new normal

How to design when activity based working is the new normal

Much more than hot desking, Activity Based Working (ABW) has become an important aspect of contemporary workplace culture – with many businesses using it as a way to commit to employee welfare and productivity, especially in computer-intensive workplaces.

Futurespace Breaks Traditional Barriers At Savills’ New Sydney Workspace

Futurespace Breaks Traditional Barriers At Savills’ New Sydney Workspace

Designed by Futurespace, the design strategy for Savills new Sydney digs was influenced by ABW methods, allowing for the breakdown of both physical and communication barriers to enable a more coherent, collaborative, team-accessible workplace.

Workspace Productivity Tools from Integ

Workspace Productivity Tools from Integ

Modtec design and manufacture the Integ range of workspace productivity tools

Steelcase – Designing Active Learning Spaces

Steelcase – Designing Active Learning Spaces

Steelcase create products and research for active learning in education and the workplace