Making a place for the placemakers
From wellness rooms to team homes, Lendlease’s Natalie Slessor discusses what makes a successful working environment in an interview with CBRE
Lendlease has cemented its position as one of Australia’s most prominent placemakers – so when it came to building its own place in the Barangaroo precinct of Sydney, the designers at Lendlease made sure to put it firmly on the map.
In this video, Natalie Slessor of Lendlease explains that the essential measure of success for the placemaking concept in the workforce is experience. Creating varied spaces where people want to be is vital, so Lendlease’s global headquarters in Barangaroo includes team homes centred around ‘the kitchen table’, as well as wellbeing rooms and spaces for concentrated work.
It is important to give people choices when creating place, and fine-tuning those choice based on what the customer wants and needs. This ranges from workspace to amenities and retail.