Their new space, with double high windows and an abundance of natural light, sought to enhance the company’s culture of innovation and creativity.
The client team, led by lower Manhattan design firm Shop Architects, searched for a provider of open plan workstations that shared their design and engineering sensitivity to ensure the right fit for a talented & demanding staff of designers.
READ INNOVANT'S SOLUTION TO THIS CHALLENGE SWA Group, a world leader in landscape architecture, planning, and urban design, recently relocated its San Francisco office to a new space that would better serve its business and accommodate the firms’ growth.
Plans for the new office stipulated a sophisticated, open plan furniture system that was capable of accommodating SWA’s particular work style, while also delivering a strong, contemporary aesthetic.
In addition, we worked with the same client on a property consolidation project which allowed the client to reduce property costs by more than £1m EVERY YEAR.
This project involved analysis of the way the organisation currently used its administrative centres and capturing feedback from all staff members regarding their own thoughts and aspirations for the workplace.
The graphic shows a 3 dimensional representation of the new workplace (in one area) - this 3D visual and many others were used during the staff engagement programme. Working for a CCG we were able to deliver increased patient throughput, increased utilisation and revenue recovery for void and sessional space in community health centres. Plan B Solutions has now completed more than 2,000,000 work space measurements during workplace utilisation studies.
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Following a programme of staff engagement, office consolidation works are now proceeding. partners with Plan B Solutions to further develop the Authority's 'Smarter Working' Solution More than a million...The project team preferred a single manufacturer solution for both the workstations and private office furniture.They required that furniture be well designed but not “overbearing” in an environment focused on new apparel product, not furniture.The Shifting Sands project won two national awards last year including the British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) award for ‘Impact on Organisation and Workplace’.FM World is BIFM’s magazine - read the FM World case study.