Client Brief: Robert Walters is one of the world's leading specialist professional recruitment consultancies with 38 offices spanning 18 countries.

They required a sharp, clean, minimal fit out scheme that would have two separate zones: The public zone for the reception, waiting areas and interview rooms and a private zone for an open plan office area, quiet room and staff café.

Parlante Solution: We located the public zone to the East of the building where the harbour perspective can be viewed.

Key to the scheme is the view shaft designed to draw the visitor into the centre area of the reception. Each interview room dotted around this central area has large glass sliding doors that when open further enhance the outlook of the harbour. A large meeting room can be created by folding away an adjoining partition between two interview rooms.

On the other side of building the open plan office is situated, desks are arranged in a series of long platforms to maximise space and communication among teams. Further dividing the space are three full height glazed partitions with opaque film so they can be used as translucent whiteboards.

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