Category Archives: Environment + Sustainability

Masterclass in Environmentally Sustainable Design

We strive for environmentally sustainable design.  We are excited to announce that our design for the refurbishment of the Brisbane Markets Fresh Centre (pictured above) has won an award.  The Queensland Master Builder’s (QMBA) Brisbane Regional Award for Excellence in Sustainable Building.  The end result is a first class, light filled conversion of a banana…
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The Magical Powers of Indoor Plants

Indoor plants were rarely used 10 years ago in office design apart from the odd random pot plant.  Now it’s a different story.  Indoor plants are used to divide space, to provide privacy and acoustic diffusion between teams of people, to add colour, height and life to an otherwise sterile environment. What Research Shows Aside…
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6 Ways to Increase Office Productivity

Research has shown that there is a strong link between workplace satisfaction and office design that can increase office productivity.  When measuring the benefits of great design, many companies only consider the obvious financial savings.  These are often from energy efficient building upgrades.  A reduction in costs is great for the bottom line, but there…
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