Client: Baker McKenzie
Location: Tower 1, Level 46,100 Barangaroo Ave, Sydney NSW
Work Completed by Active Metal
Site surveys, design development, steel tenancy stairs, cantilevered treads, steel bridge framing, support frames, balustrade to bridge void, full height glass screen to stair, timber handrails, bridge soffit cladding, tactile indicators.
Whilst the legal profession may often seem stuck in the past, Baker McKenzie’s new Barangaroo offices have taken a step into the future, embracing technology and rethinking client interaction.
Forget traditional office spaces, quiet rooms and cramped meeting areas, Baker McKenzie’s “office without walls” spans three seamlessly connected floors with open offices, large function rooms and nested meeting rooms filling the space and instilling a sense of ease in clients and staff.
Each of these spaces are accessed via the stairs which are central to the design, with clients and guests encouraged to use all levels. Blending design elements used throughout the building, the cantilevered tread steel stairs appear to be floating in midair, framed by glass balustrades and illuminated handrails. Each stair is linked with a full suspended steel void bridge to complete what is truly one of the highest quality office environments in Sydney.