Designing for Generation Rent
Dexter Moren Associates look to hospitality as they design resident amenities for a new generation priced out of buying.
Research conducted by The Instant Group has shown that 35% of office deals in the last 12 months involved operators of flex workspace. There is now more demand for alternative delivery methods as corporate occupiers switch to more agile models of workspace delivery.
London-based architect Jump Studios (a Populous company) has worked alongside Serbian practice Antipod to create a dynamic new workplace in Belgrade for the independent gaming studio Nordeus, best known for Top Eleven – the world’s most successful mobile sports game, with over 200 million registered users.
Following a complete refurbishment and extension from dMFK Architects, The Office Group’s York House is now open in King’s Cross.
This might sound a little confused – after all this issue’s Spotlight feature is all about coworking – but when we read that, ‘Origin is not a coworking office’, we knew we should not only take a look – but feature it alongside the best of the UK’s coworking facilities.
There are seemingly countless varieties of coworking spaces and flexible working options for both young and established businesses to embrace. But what exactly should those businesses have on their wish lists when they go looking to 'flex' their muscles? We've asked a selection of industry experts to present us with their own top trio…
As we’ve already alluded to in this ‘coworking issue’, flexible workspace offerings come in a variety of shapes, sizes and styles, offering an even greater range of flexible terms, facilities and styles. While coworking continues to make a lot of the headlines, the rise and dramatic improvement in the serviced space offering has often flown under the radar. Well, we think it’s time to put that right.
Jackdaw has completed the interior design for a new ‘café style’ office and event space for design studio Idean, who regularly hosts workshops and events for its global clientele.
Unless you’ve been stuck on a (love) island for the last couple of years, you can’t have failed to notice that HSBC UK chose to move its headquarters out of London and up to the ‘second city’ of Birmingham. Furthermore, if you’ve been to the centre of Birmingham recently, you’ve probably also noticed that there’s a ‘tiny bit’ of regeneration going on.