Works carried out to an intense 16-week Programme, saw the installation of a feature staircase to provide essential connectivity for the business between floorplates, knocking through structural floor slabs in an occupied and fully operational building. Also, the complex installation of a new Gas Generator into a difficult location on a specialist gantry created necessary resilience for business operations.
Hermantes Studio worked in close collaboration with GroupGSA, Link’s long-term design partners in Australia at the front end, to ensure the Link vision was realised and their understated style was retained.
Link wanted to achieve the Holy Grail of the high staff density they required in an environment that both supported the business aspirations, yet ensured their workforce felt valued and enjoyed the current trends in agile workplace design and thinking.
‘The finished product has delivered a design and working environment that has surpassed the Client’s expectations by pushing their previous outlook on interior solutions – with the added bonus of being completed on time and within budget!’ adds Venessa.
‘From the wise Northern mouth of one of our friendly contractors: it looks mint!’
We think it does too.
Photography: Marek Sikora