Help! My noisy office is killing me. We can’t hear ourselves think.

Help, my noisy office is killing me. We can’t hear ourselves think! We get this call for help probably three or four times a week from people that are frustrated because they can’t do their best work. They can’t produce for their company because of the disturbance of unwanted noise from other teams around, resulting from poor acoustic control strategies …

How big can my mezzanine be?

How big can my mezzanine be? The answer is as big as you want! The only limitations you have are the total net area within the building envelope. The next consideration is what the town planning of the local Municipal Shire allows us to do. If you add an extra 100 or 200 sqm of mezzanine floor, you need an …

Will a mezzanine floor solve my problems?

Will a mezzanine floor solve my problems? A lot of our clients have found that when they bring in an expert who can analyse their operation and workplace, they can often discover dead space you didn’t know you could unlock. The space planners can reshuffle to make the most out of your square metres and enable larger capacity, eliminating the …

Do I need a building permit for my mezzanine?

Do I need a building permit to build a mezzanine in my office? One question that comes up a lot about mezzanines floors is, when I install a mezzanine in my warehouse, office or showroom: do I need a building permit? Do I need a council permit? What do I need to do? The answer to the first part is …

inclusive design

How can inclusive design improve workplace space planning?

Inclusive design impacting your workspace Inclusive design is not just about designing spaces for children and adults with a diagnosed neurological disorder. Many people are on the spectrum, whether they know it or not, and sensitive design helps us all. Inclusive design authority AJ Parron – Wildes featured at NeoCon 2019 AJ Parron – Wildes does a lot of design …

burnout

How can managing workplace acoustics reduce burnout?

Acoustic strategy in workplace design impacts burnout “Burnout is characterized by exhaustion, cynicism & inefficacy.” Always exhausted, can’t get it done, can’t deal with unplanned or unexpected stress in your life? Wellness guru and burnout authority Dr Whitney Austin Gray featured at NeoCon 2019 At the Neocon Design Show in Chicago June 2019, Dr Whitney Austin Gray from Delos emphasised …

Does every business have a skeleton in the cupboard?

Make no bones about it, Campaspe family practice loves their new set up co-located with the Kyneton public hospital. The heart rate is pumping, the lungs pumping too making for a very healthy medical centre! The effervescent Jackie power and husband Dr Robert saw the skeleton of the vacant aged care wing as a great framework for their vision to create …

The secret sauce behind winning REA Excellence GOLD?

Whats the secret sauce? Congratulations to Spiro Drossos and his amazing team on picking up the Gold AREA at last night’s Annual REA Excellence top Residential Agency Award. Spiro explains his new offices that have supported his amazing team over the last 12 months… “The genius is central community space – surround by mini private offices – designed to promote culture development …

How can I actually save tax pre June 30 with an office renovation?

Get the ATO to contribute to your new office! – save tax now while renovation & refitting! Did you know that office fitouts & renovations typically are not very tax effective? Realistically, did you know your office ft out is an expense… it’s not really an asset to depreciate over the next 40 years? Your accountant would know that business …