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27 Jan
Proposed Melbourne Design the future of workplace design
Is This Proposed Melbourne Design the Future of Workplace Design?

It’s an exciting time for the workplace design and construction industry with the new plans for an entire block in Melbourne’s CBD being recently revealed. The proposed design for Melbourne’s $232-million Bourke Street Precinct Redevelopment project would see the old Council House 1 replaced with a new premise, whilst including refurbishments to the Commonwealth Bank...

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20 Jan
Biophilic Design as a Necessity
Office Design Trends for 2019: Biophilic Design as a Necessity

Here we reach the end of this month’s four-part series exploring the predicted trends in the office and workplace design and construct industry for 2019. We have discussed the trends of experience-driven spaces, free-range cohabitation spaces, and old meets new; which are all expected to flourish within the new year. So, what else can we...

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13 Jan
Old Meets New
Office Design Trends for 2019: Old Meets New

We near the end of this four-part series, exploring predicted workplace design trends for 2019, with the third trend being an integration of many influences, concepts and past trends. So, what can you expect from Wurkspace 7’s third predicted trend on the rise for the year? Old Meets New What has fallen out of favour...

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06 Jan
Task-centric Office Design
Office Design Trends for 2019: Free-Range Cohabitation Spaces

Last week we kicked off the New Year with the start to Wurkspace 7’s four-part series exploring the design trends for workplaces in 2019. We began with the innovative trend of experience-driven space expected to rise throughout the year, and this week we are particularly excited to discuss another upcoming trend. Free-Range Cohabitation Spaces Co-working...

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30 Dec
Experience Driven Spaces
Office Design Trends for 2019: Experience-Driven Spaces

With each passing year, more innovative technologies, trends and ideas are adopted in commercial and corporate office designs worldwide. This constant change in the workplace design and construct industry leads to many new and exciting design visualisations and opportunities. Now, as we enter the New Year, we can see the dominant trends becoming forecasted to...

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23 Dec
Mistakes Ignoring Basics
The Most Common, Yet Avoidable Mistakes Made When Designing a New Workplace: Part 4

Here we reach the end of this month’s four-part series discussing the most common mistake made when designing workspaces. We have divulged into the ramifications of not listening to employees, incorporating too many gimmicks and assuming one size fits all, and we now wrap it up with one of the most important considerations when designing...

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16 Dec
Mistakes One Size Fits All
The Most Common, Yet Avoidable Mistakes Made When Designing a New Workplace: Part 3

We near the end of our four-part series this month, discussing the four most common, yet avoidable, mistakes seen when diving into the design of your new workplace. We have explored the ramifications of not listening to the employees and implementing too many gimmicks, with this series’ second-last ‘mistake’ being the assumption that one size...

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09 Dec
Mistakes Gimmicks
The Most Common, Yet Avoidable Mistakes Made When Designing a New Workplace: Part 2

Last week we began to divulge into the four most common mistakes that are seen and can be avoided when designing a new workplace. Now we have addressed the importance of listening to your employees’ needs, let’s discuss further into the second most commonly seen mistake: Gimmicks. Too many gimmicks Within the workforce, there has...

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02 Dec
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The Most Common, Yet Avoidable Mistakes Made When Designing a New Workplace: Part 1

It is common when designing a new workplace that the client or company can get caught up in the idea and excitement of an open-plan office or a ping-pong table in the break room, they lose sight of the bigger picture. A new workplace design must work for all employees, and align with the company...

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26 Nov
Technology Overload
Technology Overload in the Workplace: The Negative Effects

The world has shrunk as technology booms, making overseas interactions and data sharing pure ease. However, as technology and intranets boom, the more we become dependent on it, and that can have serious side effects, especially in our professional environment. The expansion of technology is the unfortunate reason why the ideology of a work-life balance...

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21 Nov
Wasted Space
Are You Wasting Money on Wasted Space?

Good space utilisation is often a common factor found in successful workplaces, yet it also often one of the most overlooked factors by most organisations, as they waste as much as half their space. Good space utilisation is often a common factor found in successful workplaces, yet it also often one of the most overlooked...

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12 Nov
Office Beyond 2020
Your Office in 2020 and Beyond

We have discussed the kinds of workplace trends that modern organisations are now embracing on numerous accounts, including the Activity Based Working (ABW) and collaborative working approaches, rather than segregated cubicle offices. But what is the next shift in our working environment? Here are some workplace trends that could be making an appearance in 2020...

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