Simon Healy

Simon Healy

General Manager of Commercial Development, Mirvac Developments
“Future of the High-rise Workplace - EY Centre”
Richard Francis-Jones

Richard Francis-Jones

Design Director, fjmt
“Responsive Architecture and Workplace: A Paradigm Shift”
Michael Wheatley

Michael Wheatley

Development Director, AMP Capital Investors
“Transforming the High-Rise Workplace - Quay Quarter Tower”
Note: The Sydney off-site program session details are still to be confirmed.

As the priorities of employers and employees alike evolve, the workplace must similarly progress to meet these changing needs. Gone are the days of rows of cubicles; in their place, offices must provide attractive workspaces that provide for the wellbeing of employees, an increasingly important metric, all while realizing high sustainability standards. New office buildings offer a multitude of amenities, but what do employees look for in an office space? And how can a great workplace positively contribute to the needs of a given organization? The recently completed EY Centre provides an excellent backdrop to discuss the changing high-rise workplace.

Venue: Mirvac Headquarters, EY Centre, Level 28, 200 George Street
Capacity: 70 Delegates

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Wednesday 1 November Schedule:

Morning Program Afternoon
8:30 am Arrival & Coffee 2:00 pm
8:55 am Welcome 2:25 pm
9:00 am Presentation 1 2:30 pm
9:20 am Presentation 2 2:50 pm
9:40 am Presentation 3 3:10 pm
10:00 am Q&A 3:30 pm
10:15 am Coffee Break 3:45 pm
10:45 am Tour of EY Centre 4:15 pm
12:00 pm Delegates depart 5:30 pm

About This Program Location

The EY Centre

About The EY Centre

Located near Sydney’s Circular Quay and positioned at the edge of its original water source, the Tank Stream, The EY Centre at 200 George Street honors the uniqueness of its place. The towerrises from its site clad in reused stone that was quarried during construction. The tower suspends over generous public spaces and laneways, contributing to a significantly enhanced public realm.

The tower’s envelope is a responsive skin, adjusting automatically to the position of the sun to control heat load and glare. Timber screens filter the light into a warm glow reaching deep into the interior. Embracing natural materials, it appears in the city as a tower made of timber rising out from the grayness of its neighbors, achieved through a façade made from multiple layers; a low-iron outer… Read More

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