The enforced restrictions of the last year have brought about seismic changes in the way we work. In working from home, many have discovered that they can still be efficient and get the job done. Beyond the initial enjoyment of being surrounded by home comforts and not having to commute, our separation from the mothership has also brought into sharp focus what we miss about life in the office and how those thoughts will potentially help shape the future of office design. Here are some areas which are likely to receive increased attention.
Mogrify®, the life science company transforming the development of cell therapies have grown rapidly since forming. They wanted their headquarters in The Cambridge Science Park Bio-Innovation centre to have versatility in accommodating their continued growth and to provide flexibility within the breakout areas.
Wyboston Lakes Resort set in 380 acres of stunning countryside less than 1 hour from London this is the largest independent business and leisure venue in Northern Europe. They sought help from COEL in transforming their Willows Training Centre, from reception, restaurant, and meeting facilities with a clever and thoughtful redesign.
The Phoenix Trust is no ordinary charity; nestled on the outskirts of Milton Country Park in Cambridge; it is both a bustling business and social enterprise. Forged with a mission to strengthen and empower the lives of people with learning disabilities or complex needs, the Phoenix Trust provides a meaningful experience of work together with the development of social and life skills to some of the most vulnerable in our society.
IQ Capital is a dynamic investment company based in Cambridge, who back UK deep-tech entrepreneurs from seed stage to exit. After expanding rapidly, they needed a larger office space. COEL’s mandate was to follow the conceptual designs Loci Interiors had produced and create a workplace with impact; somewhere to be proud of. It had to be functional and allow for collaboration as well as an area to host events.