Creating appertures for new staircases
The culture of the business has completely transformed with a huge variety of spatial types for any of the staff to use, removing heirarchy and allowing everyone the same working opportunities throughout,
The heart of the space has been maximised with new accomodation staircases being punched between the floors, allowing any member of staff to move to different working envioroments to suit the tasks and levels of interaction required in any working activity
Arriving in reception provides a warm and welcoming home. The warmth of the timber floors, and books displayed on the shelving give a true identity of what the busnesses ethos is. Welcoming Authors, visitors, staff and guests. The relationship of books and brand is explored thoroughly as an unmistakable identity.
The client explored its original operation at thes original location, understanding how the staff interacted and operated and looked in detail at creating a better experience for every individual and the way they work. The commitment to give the staff an engaging and wonderful space to work was at the forefront of the scheme briefing and delivery
The meeting rooms come in a range of shapes and sizes, all driven with strong WiFi and direct to screen interaction. The staff are all equipped with new equipment for genuine interconnectivity to any IT / AV configuration in the building. There are soft meeting rooms surrounded with curtains as well as formal acoustic meeting rooms. The top floor is then set as a working lounge which has a real homely feel and stunning views of the city
The 4th floor is a remarkable gathering space allowing for multifunctional use. Open to all staff as a space to work, eat and meet. The managing Director often presents in a town hall style to the entire company in this space.
At lunchtime it comes alive with gatherings, chat and laughter. It is services with a staff kitchenette area with great coffee. On sunny days the staff spill onto the ecternal terrace. Equally it is overlooked by the balconies above and the barrel vault roof. A wonderful space loved by all who frequent it.