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Floor show

Cyril Parsons of Office Principles argues that flooring is a crucial factor in the design of open-plan and agile working environments The trend for agile office design comes from a desire to introduce activity-based working spaces that allow us to ...

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The perfect floor

The Specifier’s Guide to Flooring, which was launched in May during Clerkenwell Design Week, is a guide intended to help FMs, designers, architects and specifiers with their installations It’s not always easy being a Facilities Manager. There are so many ...

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Tread safely

Safety flooring should meet the highest standards of slip resistance. Paul Rogers of Forbo Flooring Systems explains how floor coverings are tested and rated Having a fall in the workplace is bad news for both employers and employees. The Health ...

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The right stuff

Richard Sutton, General Manager at Horbury Property Services, explains why it can be false economy to cut costs when specifying and installing flooring Choosing flooring for a building is a decision that should not be taken lightly. If the properties ...

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What’s afoot?

Changing priorities in workplace design mean that flooring schemes have to be more sophisticated and adaptable than ever before New trends in workplace design are affecting the development and specification of flooring products and schemes. Workspace is becoming multifunctional, requiring ...

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Floored it

The workplace is very different to what it used to be 30 years ago or more, with advances in technology stimulating new ways of working; and an increasing focus on employees’ motivation and well-being heavily contributing to office design. Conversely, ...

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