King & Wood Mallesons
Australia, Hong Kong & China
HBO+EMTB was engaged by international law firm King & Wood Mallesons (formerly Mallesons Stephen Jaques), to provide interior design and workplace solutions services for the staged refurbishment of their Sydney offices in Governor Phillip Tower.
The 12,900sqm project encompasses nine levels, including a client floor and eight levels of practice floors. The design responds to the brief for contemporary, comfortable, flexible and functional spaces, whilst also introducing open plan workspaces to the practice floors.
The practice floors are a mix of open plan work space, meeting rooms, support facilities and breakout spaces. Significantly, the client has implemented an open plan environment, encouraging knowledge sharing and contact between groups while retaining access to views and natural light for all staff.
Following the successful work in Sydney, HBO+EMTB was engaged to provide full interior design services for the similarly staged refurbishment of their Brisbane office at Waterfront Place, Eagle Street.
The refurbishment of the 3,700sqm premises encompasses two levels, including a client floor, As with the Sydney office, the design responds to the client’s brief for contemporary, flexible and functional spaces and at the same time reflects the client’s Brisbane identity as well as retaining access to views of Brisbane River and natural light for all staff.
HBO+EMTB has also provided full interior design services King & Wood Mallesons in Perth, Hong Kong, Beijing and Shanghai.