Surroundings ensure buildings and public spaces are made for people. They design, facilitate and run workshops that help people clarify, articulate and realise their ideal environments.
The waiting zone is tucked away with a screen between reception and waiting for privacy to both clients and employees. A choice of chair types allows people to be active or resting. This one is the quiet reading zone.
We intentionally contrasted clinical spaces with nurturing spaces. The consult zones to each surgery provide a place of contrast and interest, a space for a partner to wait and a place to put your things.
The view from the dental chair in one of the rooms, light and shadows filter through plants and stripes on the glass creating movement in view. Dr Macnamara has a replica of his first ever surfboard mounted to the ceiling.
We created a fun lunchroom near a large warehouse door, making a room for staff to relax. It doubles as a function space for student dentists who come to learn at the endodontic group. A training space on a mezzanine looks back down to the dining space.