Rather than speculate about how the post pandemic office might shape up, global leaders in workplace design, Unispace, cut right to the chase and turned its Auckland studio into a blueprint for the new world of work.
Simon Pole, global design director at Unispace, says that the CBD has had it too good for too long. As workplace designers, this is our moment to look beyond the office towers.
For those yet to experience Indesign #83, our ‘Workplace Progress’ issue in full, here’s news that ought to please you.
We’re back on the move, reporting to you duly on the latest movements within the design industry. Today’s news comes from the likes of CHC, Grimshaw, Hames Sharley, Techne, Unispace and more.
Our ‘Workplace Progress’ issue—on sale from 25 March 2021—examines the shifting goal posts of workplace design, and shares the most notable contemporary insights, perspectives and projects in the space today.
In recent years, wellness and workplace culture have skyrocketed to become all the rage for office fitouts and commercial design.
T2’s new corporate offices have made sustainability their primary concern.
We cover the latest moves, promotions and celebrations across the architecture and design industry, including Plus Architecture, Gray Puksand, Unispace, PTW and more.
“Move fast and break things.” It’s a mantra that has defined Silicon Valley and the Zuckerberg-age of technology development. But can the same methodology be applied to workplace design? Unispace thinks so, at least in part.
Perth’s new Woodside Headquarters takes ‘leading by example’ to the next level – combining advanced sustainability operations with direct commercial imperatives.
The same blue-sky thinking that underpins Woodside’s energy exploration, development delivery and supply business set the tone for its new global HQ in Perth, designed by Cox Architects 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.
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?
Studio 103 is relatively fresh to the Australian design landscape, but it’s a growing business with ambitious vision. Here’s how this new design arm has single-handedly built itself a home and established a global reputation in the process.
Agile workspace design is a term thrown around a lot – but when it’s done well it can truly transform a space into a productive and charming workplace.
Neil Usher, an Executive Consultant at Unispace, considers the ramifications of the ultra-agile and super transparent workplaces we see today and how they are not too far from a dystopian world outlined in Dave Eggers 2013 novel The Circle.
Which projects were the ones that had you inspired and enthralled in 2017? With the year coming to an end we thought it was time to recap the best of the best.
Wine and spirits company Pernod Ricard enlisted the help of The Bold Collective to reinvigorate its space and transition from a disjointed office in North Ryde, to a spacious 2500-square-metre space in Barangaroo.
UBT’s new Head Office at Sydney’s Olympic Park – The Precinct – brings the luxury of a boutique hotel to an agile workplace typology designed for networking and collaboration.
How can ‘smart workplaces’ stay flexible when advancements in integrated technology move so quickly? Unispace’s new Melbourne studio exhibits a built-in fluid and mutable working style that transcends the clunkiness of faddish design trends and wire-driven technology.
Coca-Cola Amatil’s goal has always been to power happiness, so it comes as no surprise that their new office reflects that value. The five-floor transformation has been designed to align with their brand – both as a global FMCG powerhouse and as an agile and inspiring workplace that encourages collaboration.
Long time bastions of conservative offices design, law firms are finally converting to more flexible, open and collaborative workplaces. Rigby Cooke’s new office by Unispace is an excellent example of how relevant elements of legacy models can be integrated into a modern framework.