Fire & Rescue NSW

Sydney, NSW
Timber Species
European Oak
Colour
Ardesia
Finish
Eterno
Format
Grande
Application
Wall
Project Type
Workplace
Designer
GroupGSA
Builder
ADCO Construction
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Fire & Rescue Headquarters NSW by GroupGSA is a contemporary, state-of-the-art commercial facility that includes an Activity Based Working (ABW) fit-out. Architecture, interior design and landscape architecture disciplines were employed by GroupGSA to deliver an innovative, inspiring and flexible workplace.

The three-storey glass building provides a vibrant and active office space that helps the organisation create a unified culture with a shared purpose. Slanted off-form concrete columns symbolise the unification and heroism within the organisation. To bring people together and create a sense of community, shared staff hubs and zones for collaboration were designed. The integration of a café and media wall was also included in the design, to be utilised during major emergencies and media releases.

Tongue n Groove solid engineered European oak floorboards in the Ardesia colour, Eterno classic wire-brushed finish and Grande format are used as the feature walls throughout this workplace, adding warmth to the interior. With a soft grey wash and warm brown undertones, Ardesia is perfect for creating a calming effect in a contemporary environment.