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In addition to meeting the brief provided by American Express, Geyers objective was to provide facilities for optimum service to clients. An ambience of premium service is conveyed through dark tones, lighting and furniture. Large client areas include security envelopes on each floor around the lifts, which feature meeting, lounge and amenity spaces, and allow visitors to feel included without compromising on security. Large breakout areas draw inspiration from American Expresss overseas offices, namely Singapore, India and Japan. Contemporary finishes and an extensive graphic and way finding program based on credit card typography and archive images were applied.
Planex steel locker system with Gantner ‘smart’ electronic lock has been used at Western Sydney University, designed to empower students.