Designing for a new state of togetherness is about reconnecting people, reviving culture and reinventing cities for a more sustainable and inclusive future.
The three-day-a-week office: a strategy for the new era of hybrid working
As companies try to attract employees back to the office, a new challenge has emerged: many workers are only returning three days a week, leaving workplaces deserted on Mondays and Fridays. How do we design for this new era of hybrid working?
Twelve triumphs to mark International Women’s Day
To celebrate International Women’s Day 2023, we’re shining a light on some of the many talented women at Hassell who go beyond creating ‘places people love’ to shape a better future for all of us. Meet 12 bright stars from across the Hassell firmament.
UNBUILT: HUANGPU EAST BANK URBAN FOREST, CHINA
A sprawling parkland with two million trees – one for every child in the city – creates new places for Shanghai residents to explore today while shifting to a more sustainable future.
UNBUILT: HANGZHOU MIXED-USE DEVELOPMENT COMPETITION, CHINA
In a series of places that capture views of changing nature, we framed sunset over the lake as the ‘eleventh moment’ in the traditional Southern Song Dynasty’s ‘Ten Scenes of West Lake’.
UNBUILT: WILLIAM STREET WHARF, AUSTRALIA
A collection of forms that transition in scale, texture and reflectivity, these mixed-use towers in Perth connect via a dramatic horizontal volume that acts as a secondary ground-floor gathering space.
UNBUILT: QUEENSTOWN HOTEL, NEW ZEALAND
With distinct identities designed around distinct users, our concept balances the needs and desires of both the individual and the collective.