Posts Tagged: Workplace

Brutal is Beautiful in SpaceInvader’s Stopford House Scheme

The complete refurbishment of Stopford House for Stockport Council by Manchester-based designers SpaceInvader has now been shortlisted for a BCO North Award 2023. Stopford House is a key asset in Stockport Council’s workplace estate and was purpose-built in 1975 to accommodate a wide range of Council services. The Brutalist-style, 6-storey building, which has a net… Read More >

24 March 2023

Top 3 workplace trends in 2023 with Amtico

British flooring manufacturer Amtico shares its insights into workplace design trends for 2023. Louisa Eyles, Commercial Marketing Manager, discusses the connection between sanctuary spaces, wayfinding and wellbeing. [Find Amtico through Product Finder] Wellness is going to be a key focal point in workplace design throughout 2023, with emphasis placed on designing office spaces centred around… Read More >

15 February 2023

Hudson River Trading’s new London office

M Moser Associates delivers Hudson River Trading’s new London office in net zero carbon development. Exploring new ways of collaborating Hudson River Trading (HRT) is a quantitative trading firm working across more than 200 markets worldwide. In 2022, HRT appointed M Moser Associates to design and build its new office in the BREEAM ‘Outstanding’ building 100 Liverpool… Read More >

19 January 2023

Hybrid Working with Cameron Fry, Liqui Group

As we emerged from the Covid pandemic did you question how, and where, you wanted to work? You certainly were not the only person to reassess their working life, many of us taking the opportunity to evolve from an office based worker to a hybrid worker.  We recently spoke with Cameron Fry, Creative Director and… Read More >

9 January 2023

Review: Orgatec 2022

After a four year break due to the pandemic, Orgatec – the bi-annual workplace trade show, returned to an unseasonably warm Cologne between 25 and 29 October. We asked Design Insider Ambassador Barry Jenkins, Director at BroomeJenkins, to review this year’s event. Although an international show, Orgatec always had a strong German bias given the… Read More >

9 November 2022

Connection Create Collaboration in AstraZeneca, Macclesfield

As part of its drive towards sustainability, global pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca wanted to ensure that all areas of its Macclesfield campus were developing in line with its zero-carbon ambition. [Find Connection on the BCFA Product Finder] At the heart of these goals has been a steady move towards an activity-based working environment that encourages collaboration,… Read More >

2 September 2022

Ekho Studio crafts the future of workplace for AstraZeneca UK

AstraZeneca UK’s commercial head office has a new workspace, designed by Ekho Studio, spread across two floors and over 21,000 sq ft of number 2 Pancras Square, King’s Cross – currently London’s fastest-growing district – and located between the two great railway stations of King’s Cross and St Pancras International. The lively Pancras Square development… Read More >

12 August 2022

The Changing Demands on Power Distribution Systems

As the commercial property sector continues to adjust to new working cultures and practices, Paul Allen, head of power distribution at CMD, explains the need for architects to ensure flexibility when it comes to the specification of power distribution systems. [Find CMD on the BCFA Product Finder] Workplaces continually evolve but the impact of the… Read More >

11 August 2022

All-Change for Domestic & General at Wimbledon HQ with Radical New Scheme Designed by SpaceInvader

The UK’s leading appliance care specialist Domestic & General was happy with the location of its existing Wimbledon head offices – in one of London’s leafiest outlying areas, conveniently close to the railway and tube station – but when the building’s lease renewal coincided with Covid-19 and lockdown, the opportunity arose for a full review… Read More >

24 June 2022