‘A place that is responsive to the needs of the firm, layout options with different types of spaces with the ability to quickly change to meet the evolving demands and needs of the business, both in terms of our own and our clients’ ways of working.
‘We wanted our space to be distinctive, an open and inviting visual environment that at its core promotes greater awareness, accessibility, interaction, collaboration, provides a strong platform for better decision making, better management and a real sense of community and a real sense of self.’
PwC wanted to connect people through their networks and through their technology, and create a connection to the workplace, a connection to their clients, a connection to the world and a connection to life.
‘It all started with a simple question; what makes Birmingham what it is today?’ Matthew tells us. ‘It has a rich history of progressive entrepreneurial sectors such as textiles, jewellery, manufacturing, printing, confectionary, art, literature and engineering. This really triggered the development of an intricate and functional canal network during the industrial revolution, connecting people from around the world within a cultural trade hub.’