GroupGSA builds future office design for Microsoft Sydney headquarters

Words by Pablo Albani

Global design studio GroupGSA has reimagined the future of workplace technology for more than 1400 Microsoft employees in North Sydney.

Microsoft head of real estate and facilities in Asia Pacific Ashish Mehrotra explains: “COVID-19 has taught businesses distance is no longer a barrier to connectivity, engagement and productivity. Nor is it a barrier to having a thriving family company culture.

“This is clearly shown in the design of the new space, where remote and in-person workers are on equal footing.”

The new headquarters retraces some of Australia’s most iconic landscapes as employees “traverse on a journey” to discover their desk and meeting spaces.

GroupGSA associate director and lead designer Jessica Margoitta says the references are conceptually linked with Microsoft’s brand values.

To read the full article in Australian Design Review click here


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