"The space should empower the individual and allow one to be the best they can be."
Kellie Newman, Practice Director, BVN

BHP Billiton Brisbane

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Details

Client
BHP Billiton
Location
480 Queen Street, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Completion
May 2013 - May 2016
Services
Full architectural services
Size

12,000m² NLA

Description

The workplace is located within the 480 Queen Street, Brisbane, development, also designed by BVN.

BHP Billiton’s workplace occupies five floors with a total NLA of 12,000m2, consisting of both the campus and tower floorplates. The workplace takes an open plan approach, focusing on three strategic principles – efficiency, productivity and flexibility – to align with the business and culture of the organisation.

The workplace is designed to facilitate these principles through challenging the ‘one-size-fits-all’ approach, promoting activity and preventing a sedentary work life as well as encouraging connection and increasing transparency.

 

Location

480 Queen Street, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

Awards

2017
RAIA Qld Chapter - G.H.M. Addison Award for Interior Architecture
RAIA Qld Chapter Brisbane Regional Commendation - Interior Architecture

Brief Elements

  • Reception spaces
  • Stair + voids
  • Meeting spaces
  • Quiet rooms
  • Utilities
  • Café / Refreshment spaces
  • Open workspaces
  • Support spaces – first aid, mail room
  • Unique spaces - IROC

Consultants

White & Partners
Director
Paragon Project Management
Project Administrator
Medland Metropolis
Services Consultant
WT Partnership
Costs Consultant
Knisco
Certifier
Savery & Associates
Acoustic Consultant
Innova-Tech Consulting
AV Consultant
Defire
Fire Engineer
Arden Architectural Services
Stair & Void Designer