Workplaces as Catalysts: Graven Images and BBC Scotland Project feature in Eciffo
Organizations are exploring effective methods of knowledge creation and innovation. Interaction between individuals and groups with knowledge and creativity is key. Enterprises therefore work to attract the best people and to stimulate creative activity. What role do offices play in this?
Case Study 3: BBC Scotland — Communication on the Street
Passing through the security gate, straight ahead is a “staircase” of terraces paved with distinctively reddish-brown sandstone, with a food court at the far end on the sixth-level apex. On the terraces, casually dressed people sit at tables holding meetings, or just stand and chat. Welcome to the central atrium “the Street” of BBC Scotland’s new headquarters! The company made relocation to the open-plan office symbolized by this space an opportunity to transform itself into a flexible organization by bringing together people who had been previously isolated in their respective sections.To view the piece online click here