Showcase were appointed to work on this project alongside the client, architect Perkins & Will, project manager/cost consultant Turner & Townsend. Assist in moving Man Group into an enhanced style of working. Location on the River Thames, Riverbank House, London across 4 floors.
Showcase was taken on-board to provide furniture consultancy & procurement for a new way of working, to provide a connected workspace that enhances community & fosters collaboration. New staff & client experience from ground level reception, up to level 5 MAN reception, meeting suite & through the working floors of levels 4, 5 & 6.
Showcase worked alongside the professional client team to provide a full service across the following phases:
- Furniture audit, reuse and disposal strategy
- Briefing / Selection
- Procurement (2 stage)
- Delivery & Installation
- Post-Project Activities
Delivering & completing a project with the challenge of COVID 19. Under budget without compromising on the function or design across all areas.
Our Reuse strategy provided MAN with not only a great sustainability story but also a saving to the furniture budget. The client’s desire was to reuse as many pieces of furniture as possible without compromising the overall design intent. This was a very organic process that required key client input as we worked through the process to a very satisfactory split of new and reuse.