Westpac Group is exploring a new workplace culture as well as creating an extended campus in Sydney's new Barangaroo precinct.
Good policy often only results once we have run out of easy off-the-peg labels. Westpac Group's occupancy at Sydney's new CBD precinct of Barangaroo is an excellent example of what happens when decisions are evidence based rather than the usual ready-mades. It is true that Westpac occasionally use terms like 'agile', but their new workspace; 60,000 square metres over 27 floors or two-thirds of Rogers Stirk Harbour's Tower Two; is actually the result of an inside-out, bottom-up process to arrive at a fit-for-purpose facility.
Melinda Huuk led the Geyer design team. Here she outlines the overall design strategy.
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