In a transition from Sydney’s CBD to a heritage industrial website in South Sydney, Goodman has moved nearer to its prospects and again to its roots as a number one property logistics firm in Australia.
Transitioning Goodman away from a standard CBD workplace to the town fringe meant that Woods Bagot had been tasked with designing a brand new customary for a company headquarters.
On this transfer, the first design challenges confronted had been:
1. To optimize 4 underutilized and disconnected heritage industrial buildings to develop into 3,000sqm agile working surroundings
2. To dramatically shift the notion of a company office,
3. To embed wellness and worker expertise on the coronary heart of an bold, high-performance vacation spot office true to Goodman’s core values
The undertaking transforms a uncared for heritage industrial website into a classy, 4-dwelling campus. The designers have prioritized connection, group, and person expertise to embed wellness and promote efficiency inside an agile work surroundings.
Targeted on redefining worker wellbeing and expertise, a site-specific landscaping intervention was launched, at scale, to create connection and cohesion by dissolving the boundaries between the 4-dwellings. This intervention is the connective tissue of the undertaking as it’s elementary to producing a extremely porous and breathable campus, providing recent air and pure parts to the post-COVID office.
By introducing tailor-made pod-like buildings, the designers have organized house and amenity throughout the reimagined campus. On website facilities like a Concierge Service, Finish of Journey, Fitness center and Yoga areas and an open-air Boardroom can all be anticipated. A lightweight-touch strategy is demonstrated all through the inside areas as the unique shell and its layers stay as discovered.
With a wealthy historical past, the location was initially house to a hat manufacturing facility specializing in woven straw and felt hats. This heritage has been celebrated utilizing rigorously chosen supplies together with timber, steel, and brick and refined finishes to pay tribute to the unique artisanship of the buildings. Woven steel work, hand-stitched leather-based particulars and stable timber joinery, hand-finished with expressed connections are signature design parts used to have a good time and pay homage to the wealthy historical past of the location. The design of the workspace is meant to alter state over time, to climate and patina, permitting the brand new to age with the outdated.
The Hayesbery has generosity as its coronary heart, which provides people and the group the areas that they should develop.