Australian Unity Melbourne Workplace by Bates Smart

Australian Unity Healthcare Melbourne Workplace Development, Interior Architecture

Australian Unity Melbourne Workplace

Healthcare Provider Building in Victoria, Australia – offices design by Bates Smart Architects

4 October 2019

Australian Unity Melbourne Offices

Design: Bates Smart Architects

Location: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Australian Unity Healthcare Melbourne workplace

Village square model for wellness: Bates Smart completes Australian Unity, Melbourne

Photos by Peter Clarke for Bates Smart

Australian Unity Healthcare Melbourne workplace

Australian architecture and interiors firm Bates Smart has completed its latest workplace project for healthcare provider Australian Unity.

Challenged with creating a new flexible workplace able to accommodate over 1000 staff, Australian Unity engaged Bates Smart to design a space providing connection between people, heritage and community.

Australian Unity Melbourne workplace interior by Bates Smart

The hub-style workplace sits at the base of a tower on Melbourne’s Spring Street behind the façade of Mission Hall, a heritage building that was designed in the 1880’s by Bates, Peebles and Smart.

Australian Unity Melbourne workplace interior by Bates Smart

The design for the new headquarters focuses on wellness and enabling an agile, technology reliant workforce. Bates Smart created three floor ‘villages’, all connected via a large stairwell and void.

Australian Unity Healthcare Melbourne workplace

Socially engineered lower floors encourage collaboration, innovation and people engagement, nurturing a sense of purpose and personal relationships.

Australian Unity Melbourne workplace interior

The new workspace is designed for flexibility and adaptability.

Australian Unity Healthcare Melbourne workplace Australian Unity Healthcare Melbourne workplace

It encourages movement between intimate spaces to broader areas including a café and retail zone, training spaces, meeting and dining areas, and a two-floor amphitheatre acting as a village square.

Australian Unity Melbourne workplace interior by Bates Smart Australian Unity Melbourne workplace interior by Bates Smart

A large array of comfortable and inviting indoor and outdoor spaces contribute to the project’s WELL Building Index aspirations and underpin the collaborative aims for the work environment.

Australian Unity Healthcare Melbourne workplace

Photographs : Peter Clarke © Bates Smart

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