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Letter to the edge #3 – the wood from the trees

Letter to the edge #3 – the wood from the trees

Reflecting on the insights gleaned from my participation in the recent Smart Working Summit reminded me of the great session we had together in Melbourne last June. Although separated by 10,000+ miles its remarkable how many similarities exists when it comes to...
Postcard from the Edge #8 – A thriving Antipodean Interpolis?

Postcard from the Edge #8 – A thriving Antipodean Interpolis?

Touring Medibank Place the new home of Australia’s leading health insurer left me more than stunned! One cannot help but be taken by the architecture, the natural daylighting and the vibrancy of the colour scheme. However, this is not just a glitzy interior design as...
Postcard from the edge #3 – Auckland

Postcard from the edge #3 – Auckland

                  Arrived into Auckland airport still jet lagged and it didn’t feel like I had ‘hopped over the ditch’ Little did I know that this fleeting visit to the city of sails would turn out to be very interesting and full of surprises. It is a shame I didn’t...
Chicago – confounding perceptions

Chicago – confounding perceptions

Walking around down-town Chicago recently reinforced from me the age-old adage about not judging the book by the cover. In today’s fast-paced and always on society I wonder if we are forced to take a very superficial view of life and how we can work? Having spent a...
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...

New Office Paradigms @ Ecobuild 2014 – the Consumer Perspective

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