SpaceLogic has a wealth of experience advising a diverse range of clients on innovation in workplace and education environments, including the following
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
The ABC is planning to consolidate its broadcast operations in Melbourne by expanding its existing Southbank Centre to incorporate the television and administrative operations currently located at Elsternwick. The combined 25,000 sq.m. facility will represent a "next generation" facility for the Corporation.
SpaceLogic has been advising on strategies for addressing the change management aspects of the project, including developing aspirational and strategic briefs, user engagement, workshop facilitation and options analyses.
Macquarie University 2011 - current
SpaceLogic is working with the University to develop accommodation strategies for each of Teaching & Learning, Research and Administration to inform the Campus Masterplan Review being conducted by Cox Architecture. The accommodation strategies are intended to assist strategic decision-making with respect to the nature and quantum of accommodation required in each of the study areas, particularly in terms of accommodating growth in student and staff populations and in supporting innovation in technology , pedagogy and research that is envisaged in the Univeristy?s Strategic Plan.
National Library of Australia
2007 / 2008
The iconic National Library of Australia on the foreshore of Lake Burley Griffin in Canberra was opened in 1968. Since that time there had been significant but unrelated internal modifications to the building and this, together with the growing collection and changing nature of library services, has generated the need for a comprehensive internal masterplan.
SpaceLogic Principal Chris Alcock led the DEGW team that undertook this work, which included extensive user engagement, surveys and analysis of storage requirements.
2009 - Current
The Government of the Australian Capital Territory is considering the construction of a new 60,000 sq.m. government offices building in Civic, Canberra. The intent of the project is to achieve operational efficiencies through enhanced collaboration and interaction between departments and cost savings through new workplace strategies.
SpaceLogic has had an ongoing role in advising the ACT Government project team on both workplace and change management strategies.
Department of Finance and Deregulation
2009 - Current
The Property and Construction Division of DFD is responsible for commissioning, delivering, owning and managing major Commonwealth Government properties.
In 2009 the Division embarked on a workplace innovation study to understand the opportunities and implications for "next generation" workplace in the context of government property.
Chris Alcock led the DEGW team to assist the Division in devising and implementing the study, and the subsequent creation of a workplace pilot, for which Space Logic has recently concluded a Post Occupancy Evaluation.
The Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne
2008 - 2010
The Royal Children's Hospital in Melbourne is being rebuilt under a public-private partnership and is based on a new model of care that significantly changes the way in which the hospital operates. This in turn has generated new workplace arrangements for both clinical and administrative staff.
SpaceLogic Principal Chris Alcock led the DEGW team that confirmed the new workplace concepts for the hospital and devised a change management and storage strategies for its implementation. This strategy included extensive analysis of current space use and user engagement through workshops and presentations.
Department of Primary Industries, State Biosecurity Hub
2011 - current
SpaceLogic has been working with Spowers Architects on the creation of a new Biosecurity Hub for the State of Victoria at an existing Department of Primary Industries? campus. Our work has comprised stakeholder engagement and the development of a new workplace strategy that encompasses administrative, technical and scientific workplace applications together with strategies for training, conference and Incident Management facilities
Department of Treasury and Finance (Victoria)
2008 / 2009
The Government Services Group of the Department of Treasury is developing new workplace standards for the Victorian Government and to initiate the process, commissioned a Whole of Government Workplace Review.
SpaceLogic Principal Chris Alcock led the DEGW team that undertook this work, which involved inspecting a wide range of current workplaces across metropolitan and regional locations, interviewing key departmental personnel and undertaking a benchmarking study.
A key issue that was identified was the need to address information management to enable other workplace initiatives to occur.
2006 - 2008
As one of Australia's fastest growing and most successful property companies, Stockland had outgrown its Sydney head office and sought to create a new workplace that would showcase the company's innovation in workplace and sustainability.
Chris Alcock headed the DEGW team responsible for the briefing and workplace strategy for the new workplace, through executive and user engagement, workshops and presentations. The new environment was created through the imaginative and award-winning internal re-development of a 1980's office tower.
QBE Insurance 2010 - current
QBE Australia has extensive workplace holdings in all capital cities of Australia. SpaceLogic has worked with the Executive of QBE Australia to develop a national workplace strategy that will achieve the dual benefits of operational efficiency and futureproofing to support the evolution of the business. Space Logic is now working with architects HBO+EMTB on the application of the strategy for new QBE workplaces in Adelaide (150 staff), Melbourne (1000 staff), Parramatta (1000 staff) and Perth (400 staff). In each location the strategy is being applied to support the local businesses with a transparent and responsive workplace renewal process.
The University of Otago, NZ
2009 - current
SpaceLogic Principal Chris Alcock has had a long association with the University, initially in his capacity as Project Director for the University's Master Plan for its Dunedin, Christchurch and Wellington campuses undertaken by DEGW and subsequently in an advisory capacity on development strategies for the re-building of the University's Christchurch campus and for the upgrading of the University's undergraduate teaching laboratories. Most recently SpaceLogic has been engaged by the University to work with the Division of Health Sciences to develop a decision-making framework for teaching and research infrastructure.
The University of Newcastle
Parramatta City Council
Business Planning for Council's Services
SpaceLogic has been working with Council to translate its Customer Service Strategy into a series of action plans through an extensive stakeholder engagement process involving interviews, workshops, surveys and benchmark site visits. The project has addressed space, technology, work process and change management issues and has led to the development of new Service Delivery Models that have the potential to transform the efficiency and effectiveness of Council?s customer service.
National Australia Bank
Space Logic Principal Chris Alcock has undertaken a number of projects for National Australia Bank over the years. His initial involvement was as a key member of the team at BVN Architecture responsible for the Campus MLC project in North Sydney, acknowledged as one of the most significant contemporary workplace projects in Australia. This involvement extended through the National @ Docklands project in Melbourne and, more recently at DEGW through advice on mobility and activity-based working strategies for the Bank.
South East Water, Melbourne
2011 - current
SpaceLogic has been working with property consultants Charter Keck Cramer in advising South East Water on its workplace accommodation strategy. The project has involved extensive stakeholder engagement to determine the needs of the organisation now and into the future in order to confirm a long-term accommodation strategy. Staff surveys, workshops and observations studies have been conducted, together with technology audits to determine the most appropriate workplace model. At issue has been the need to accommodate the highly dynamic environment in which the corporation operates, the needs of its customers and of its staff.