This site reports the organization to address the creation of advanced workplaces. It also describes efforts to change the process of work and behavior habits in addition to devising of office space.
[Gamania Group] Taipei, Taiwan
The new headquarters of Gamania Group, Taiwan’s most successful Eco-Internet company, is located in the Silicon Valley of Taipei called the Neihu District.
[A/D/O] New York, USA
A/D/O is a Brooklyn-based design institution established by MINI, a global automobile manufacturer. The name comes from “Amalgamated Drawing Office”–the codename of the design team that created the first Mini car back in 1959.
[Boston Consulting Group] New York, USA
When the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) moved to Hudson Yards, the largest private real estate development project in the U.S., it wanted to test out a new approach to the concept of work.
[Kickstarter] New York, USA
Having built one of the first platforms for online crowdfunding, Kickstarter is now inarguably the world’s largest.
[Sky] London, UK
Sky is a leading telecommunications and media company, and the UK’s largest paid-TV broadcaster. We visited the Sky Central building…
[Barclays] London, UK
Rise is a platform for the world’s brightest thinkers and doers operated by Barclays, a British multinational bank and financial services company headquartered in London.
[Factory] Berlin, Germany
[Downtown Project] Las Vegas, USA
The downtown area is the birthplace of Las Vegas. With the popularity of the Strip, which is the new center of the city, over the past few decades the old city center attracted fewer tourists, and the streets became less safe than they used to be.
[Zappos.com] Las Vegas, USA
Online retailer Zappos.com recently moved its office campus to the center of Las Vegas’s downtown area. The office is open to the community, and provides a variety of services for it. The company’s hope is to create a virtuous cycle in which the activities of the community also help the company to grow.
[IAAC] Barcelona, Spain
Located in Catalonia is the IAAC (Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia) in Barcelona, Spain. This small independent university was founded 18 years ago to address “How new technologies such as IoT will change the approach to architecture and design in the coming digital age."
[MEC] Vancouver, Canada
Mountain Equipment Co-op (MEC) is a hugely popular Canadian outdoor goods retailer with a mature private-label offering. Responding to changes in the market, the company has embarked on a rebranding that includes both an organizational change and changes in work style. These changes promise continued growth from this long-established manufacturer and retailer.
[Medibank] Melbourne, Australia
Medibank recently consolidated its offices spread across Melbourne into one location. With this opportunity to change the organizational culture, Medibank introduced ABW (Activity-Based Working).
[NAB] Melbourne, Australia
National Australia Bank, with 150 years of history, has broken away from the rigid working style typical of the banking industry by introducing RTW and “creating spaces for the teams” at the same time.
The stimulating environment aims to halt brain drain and bring in the best researchers from around the world.
[Macquarie Group] Sydney, Australia
Well-being has brought new life to the historical 50 Martin Place, a landmark in Australia’s financial history and the location of the Macquarie Group’s head office.
[Envato] Melbourne, Australia
Envato has been ranked as the most desirable company to work for in Australia. What’s unique about Envato is the idea that there shouldn’t simply be a balance between life and work, they should be the same.
[tacsi] Adelaide, Australia
Australia is faced with a range of social problems, such as discrimination against indigenous Australians, an aging population and family issues. tacsi received a donation of six million dollars from the government of South Australia to facilitate social innovation initiatives.
[Essent (An RWE company)] s-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands
As other energy companies racked their brains for ways to stand out from the competition, Dutch giant Essent decided that its competitive advantage would come from employees’ individuality.
[Royal Dutch Shell] Amsterdam, Netherlands
Global energy company, Royal Dutch Shell, used its unique ‘scenario planning’ concept to prepare for the 1970s oil crisis, and came through unscathed.