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Fender Katsalidis’ new landmark for Parramatta Square

Fender Katsalidis’ new landmark for Parramatta Square

Parramatta’s design-led urban renewal has reached another milestone with the completion of the $320 million commercial building, 32 Smith Street.

Gensler puts its sensitive, sustainable stamp on Hanoi

Gensler puts its sensitive, sustainable stamp on Hanoi

More than an exploration in form, Gensler’s Viettel building pushes forward ideals of open and collaborative working and environmental responsibility.

Architectus’ boutique new build in Sydney’s CBD

Architectus’ boutique new build in Sydney’s CBD

Not many commercial buildings in Sydney’s CBD can boast a 2020 completion date. But one boutique office building, situated at 275 George Street, forged through to cut the ribbon and stake its future in shifting sands.

Employee health and wellness rules all at Market Lane

Employee health and wellness rules all at Market Lane

From its basement bike racks to its rooftop meeting pods, Market Lane by Elenberg Fraser fulfils a craving for greener pastures among its health-driven workers.

Botanicca 3 is a reflection of place

Botanicca 3 is a reflection of place

Gray Puksand’s Botanicca 3 project takes inspiration from the surrounding landscape with a palette and form that speak of place in a most hospitable fashion.

Making Olderfleet Young Again

Making Olderfleet Young Again

Blending the old with the new, Grimshaw’s latest project with Carr is a beacon of architectural expression that sits perfectly within the city skyline.

Retail roll call: David Jones and Country Road Group HQ

Retail roll call: David Jones and Country Road Group HQ

Six major Australian labels, two buildings, one unified workplace… how does it work? Heidi Smith of Gray Puksand gives us the scoop on David Jones’ and Country Road Group’s stylish new Melbourne headquarters.

A refreshing Queensland workplace: Mirvac HQ, Brisbane by Peddle+Potter

A refreshing Queensland workplace: Mirvac HQ, Brisbane by Peddle+Potter

What defines the Queensland vernacular and how does it permeate into a workplace fit-out? Local studio Peddle+Potter (P+P) brought a truly refreshing design to life.

Blue-sky thinking: Woodside Perth by Cox and Unispace

Blue-sky thinking: Woodside Perth by Cox and Unispace

As the ‘well’ movement gathers momentum, we see numerous workspaces re-skinned as colourful, enticing work-life centres. But just how well do these workplaces deliver on the promise? Enter, Woodside.

WOWOWA creates a golden workplace

WOWOWA creates a golden workplace

What happens when you mix an investment company with George Calombaris’ hospitality group? Monique Woodward of WOWOWA walks us through the golden columns and industrial interpretations that have tamed this challenging warehouse tenancy.

Creating an island: Microsoft Place by Gensler

Creating an island: Microsoft Place by Gensler

In bringing 2000 Microsoft staff into a single location, Gensler has deconstructed the typical working model. Taking its client into unchartered territories, the design team envisaged a new working landscape that moves beyond the corporate norms to embrace ‘island’ life.

Making it work: Todd Hammond on the components of a successful commercial project

Making it work: Todd Hammond on the components of a successful commercial project

In the wake of its first completed project, we catch up with Hammond Studio’s Todd Hammond to talk building a business, the client-designer relationship, and why adaptive reuse is the way forward.

Prototyping the workplace: Hayball Sydney Studio

Prototyping the workplace: Hayball Sydney Studio

More than just a workplace for employees, Hayball’s new Sydney studio welcomes family and community members and serves as a prototype for testing and developing ideas.

Back to the future Hall Chadwick Brisbane by COMUNiTI

Back to the future Hall Chadwick Brisbane by COMUNiTI

A progressive urban workplace’s imaginative design reflects its rural heritage, encourages movement and unifies its team: Hall Chadwick’s exciting new premises by COMUNiTI.

Grown-up co-working by Universal Design Studio

Grown-up co-working by Universal Design Studio

Elegant and refined design, with pops of colour elevate this new co-working space in London’s former Met Police HQ. Designed by Universal Design Studio, Tingatel House shows that co-working is growing up.

High EQ: Mirvac’s EY Centre

High EQ: Mirvac’s EY Centre

Can you design emotional intelligence into a workplace? The trail-blazing EY Centre in Sydney gives it a red hot go, with a human-focused approach to both the development and design of the building. EY Centre’s appeal proved irresistible for Mirvac which, half-way through the development process, decided to locate its headquarters across six floors of the building.

Building blocks: Make Ventures HQ by Tecture

Building blocks: Make Ventures HQ by Tecture

Tecture has used humble and hardy breeze blocks and plywood to create a fresh, youthful interior with subtle references to Make Ventures’ brand identity.

Future-proofed: Geyer designs new home for Suncorp

Future-proofed: Geyer designs new home for Suncorp

Sometimes the most evolved designs are those left incomplete. When conceptualising the new Suncorp headquarters in Sydney, Geyer worked to the idea of ‘designing to 80 per cent’. The result is a radical take on workplace flexibility. While the building caters to its occupants in the present, it comprehensively avoids dictating their needs going into the future.

Place-making at Plenary by Woods Bagot

Place-making at Plenary by Woods Bagot

Woods Bagot takes a people-centred approach to Plenary’s new Melbourne office, using place-making strategies more often seen in urban and landscape projects.

The Top 5 New Year’s Resolutions You Should Make For Your Next Commercial Project

The Top 5 New Year’s Resolutions You Should Make For Your Next Commercial Project

With the end of the year upon us, it’s time to get thinking about your office’s New Year’s resolutions for 2018…

The 4 Secrets Of The Perfect Boardroom

The 4 Secrets Of The Perfect Boardroom

Your boardroom is the hub of decision making, the place where we choose to wow our clients, and it’s no wonder that it’s the heart of every office.

Deloitte Perth by Geyer

Deloitte Perth by Geyer

How does the world’s most influential auditing firm self-audit? Designed by Geyer, the new Deloitte Head Quarters in Perth is a stellar case study for self-analysis and designing for the (sometimes opposing) needs of many in a single space.

Dynamic Design for the Modern Office

Dynamic Design for the Modern Office

Ollin, from CBS is a dynamic monitor arm designed to react to the modern technological advances of office life.

Sydney Law Firm Office Fitout by Corian®

Sydney Law Firm Office Fitout by Corian®

Corian® is attractive, flexible and functional—just like the offices it works in.

How to solve storage in the modern office.

How to solve storage in the modern office.

Software is increasingly coming to define the modern workplace; virtualisation, mobility management, networking and software-as-a-service solutions enable businesses to interact and work through more efficient and modern ways.

Fully Charged

Fully Charged

Flo Power Hub provides cost-effective desktop access to three USB ports for easy and convenient charging of personal devices in the workplace.

Why Lockers are Better with Steel

Why Lockers are Better with Steel

With lockers becoming a popular personal storage alternative in many Activity Based Workplaces, the need for an apt and flexible option is paramount.

Personal storage takes on a whole new dimension with pop

Personal storage takes on a whole new dimension with pop

When it comes to personal storage, a ped is not a ped.

A Space Conducive to Innovation, Interaction and Collaboration

A Space Conducive to Innovation, Interaction and Collaboration

For Pacific Brands Underwear Group’s new Burwood HQ, designed by Valmont, integrating the company’s business philosophy into the space was crucial. It needed to improve creative capacity, while also nodding to the brand’s history.

How DLA Piper’s new Fit Out creates a learning landscape

How DLA Piper’s new Fit Out creates a learning landscape

To produce a space that embodies the firm’s key principles of creating an innovative workplace that provides flexible, future-oriented solutions and an environment that is a platform for a learning landscape, Woods Bagot chose CSM to provide the storage solutions for DLA Piper’s new Sydney Offices.

Cabinets for the Future Office

Cabinets for the Future Office

CSM’s customised Evolution Sliding Door Cabinets proved to be the perfect storage solutions for Bates Smart’s stunning fit out of TransGrid’s Head Office relocation in Sydney, successfully supplying high quality products with flexible functionality.

AVALL from Colebrook Bosson Saunders

AVALL from Colebrook Bosson Saunders

AVALL screen supports from CBS cater to the needs of the contemporary collaborative workplace.