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BORD GAIS

Facts

A flagship office environment reflecting a change in working culture and approach towards staff, business and customers; it uses design and information technology to influence the layout and use of the building and the means by which information is presented to customers

Floor area
2,790 m² (30,020 ft²)




Awards

Institute of Designers in Ireland (IDI)
Awards 2002
Best Commercial Interior

 




Features

Concept of office as hotel; different sizes and types of accommodation are available to staff on the basis of need rather than hierarchy

Sliding screens in timber and glass enable spaces to appear open rather than cellular and function in a variety of ways

A coffee bar and restaurant at ground level serves meetings and general staff gatherings

Identical work stations are used as hot-desks, shared spaces or permanent work stations

IT services throughout the building encourage remote working and a paperless office environment

Shower, changing and toilet facilities and plentiful provision for bicycle parking encourage cycling  



Bord Gais, Arena Rd, Dublin