Australia’s largest mega-bank aims to be number one in digital through people power
[CBA] Sydney, Australia
Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) is the largest bank in Australia, with over 48,000 employees. Their newest office, Axle, aims to consolidate locations across Sydney in the newly redeveloped district of South Eveleigh.
A gathering place for the creative community of postcode 2010
[Paramount House] Sydney, Australia
Surry Hills is a village tuned in to the latest trends, lined with cafés and curated shops. One of its landmarks is a row of buildings— formerly owned by Paramount Pictures and 20th Century Fox—that were considered icons of Australian film culture through the early 1970s.
One of the world’s largest timber office buildings is a second home to workers
[Aurecon] Brisbane, Australia
1.6 kilometers from Brisbane’s Central Business District, a massive redevelopment project called Showgrounds, by the development heavyweight Lendlease, is underway.
A flexible smart building that caters to the individual
[Edge Olympic Amsterdam] Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Located in Amsterdam, and made by the same developers and management companies, Edge Olympic Amsterdam and The Edge (page 81) are like siblings: The Edge is the original pioneer, while the younger Edge Olympic is at the forefront of the smart buildings industry.
A pioneering smart building that cultivates “experiences”
[The Edge] Amsterdam, The Netherlands
The building The Edge—known as the first to introduce technology that enhances employee experience in real time—paved the way for a new era of smart buildings that went beyond the conventional idea that “smart” simply means “sustainable.” Finding available workspaces, looking up the whereabouts of colleagues, unlocking lockers and doors, all suddenly became accessible through a user-friendly app. The Edge thus became one of the first buildings to embrace the app-centric workplace, changing the way employees work.