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Postcard from the edge #4  – Christchurch

Postcard from the edge #4 – Christchurch

My recent weekend in Christchurch proved to me that life goes on regardless of the earthquake devastation suffered by the city. It did seem very unfair to me, however, for Mother Nature to wreck such havoc on such a beautiful place. Since the life shattering events of...
Television Centre – what’s going on?

Television Centre – what’s going on?

Walking around a building site has always fascinated me and over the years I have seen quite a few of them!   But actually living as part of the day to day construction effort brings even more insight into what is a complex and often misunderstood process.  One of my...
Dubai’s Burj Khalifa – a beacon towards the future?

Dubai’s Burj Khalifa – a beacon towards the future?

  As part of a recent fact finding trip to Dubai, I had the opportunity to visit the world’s tallest building –  Burj Khalifa..  I wanted to build my understanding of place making in this part of the world.  Looking out over this city from the 152nd floor...
Beyond the Workplace – why we need to act now!

Beyond the Workplace – why we need to act now!

Enough is enough I said to myself on 24th October last year coming away from the Workplace Trends conference. We live in a world which is full of change, uncertainty and complexity;  as people involved in workplaces we continue to debate rather than take action. Frank...

New Office Paradigms @ Ecobuild 2014 – the Consumer Perspective

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