Cardiff Business School Staff Room
Circular Economy furniture and flooring creating social and economic value
The booth frame was made by the Merthyr Tydfil Institute for the Blind. The remaining furniture was refurbished or remanufactured. Flooring was Grade A reclaimed carpet tiles supplied and installed by Greenstream Flooring, a Social Enterprise.
Value for Money
Ramanufactured furniture and reclaimed carpet tiles enabled Cardiff Business School to to achieve ssubstantial cost savings on its staff room refurbishmane while still creating an stylish and relaxing space that is proving very popular with staff.
Design for Collaboration
Furniture choices (booth, communal table and tub chair sets) were chosen to encourage staff to come together throughout the day. The simple understated aesthetic creates a relaxing space where staff share ideas.
Privacy using Zoning
The room was divided into zones delineated by different carpet tile patterns. This provides virtual walls which improve the intimacy of each seating area.