Today, Davenport Campbell were featured in InDesign Live for our involvement of 200 George Street, the home of Mirvac Head Quarters.
Mirvac’s objectives for the interior design of the workplace needed to reflect the shift in the business to an agile working culture. The company had a vision for its new workplace to attract the best talent as an industry leader and allow them to flourish, productively and emotively.
The first thing we did was to develop a Living Lab or pilot space. This experiment of putting people into a mini version of the HQ project was an effective way of testing new ideas, prior to whole heartily committing to the next step. We observed how people used the space for different types and modes of work; from detailed, problem solving work, to huddles and creative play or brainstorming. We watched introverts and extroverts and discovered where they worked best. Mirvac had never experienced dynamic working before so we couldn’t just assume they’d adapt positively to new innovative ways of working.
“It’s not often you get a chance as a designer to create something that has the potential to remarkably transform the way an organisation works,” Neill Johanson.
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