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    IDC Tour: Steelcase Toronto WorkLife Showroom (1 non-IDCEC hour)


    Maximum of 20 attendees only - so register now!

    Deadline to register is Friday, September 19, 2014.

    From the outset, the new Toronto WorkLife showroom was conceptualized as an open office rather than as a traditional showroom. There was to be no distinction between work space and sales floor; the sales team works at the same workstations that are shown to clients, in an immersive experience that encourages interaction and fosters creativity.

    Steelcase is engaged in research on the culture of mobile workers – understanding their expectations, and nurturing their creativity and collaborative skills.

    Three architectural ‘pods’ were designed to achieve articulate specific program elements: a classroom (‘Learning Center’), an open teleconferencing area (‘Oasis’) and a lounge area (‘Reveal’). The pods create a dynamic and transformative experience that shifts the perception of the space, engaging visitors with the architecture, the program, and broad skyline views of the city − in a way that differs substantially from the typical office tower experience.

    Join Meg Graham to tour this fantastic project! 

    meg-colour.jpgMEG GRAHAM, OAA, MRAIC 

    Meg is a Principal at superkül, a Toronto-based architecture practice founded in 2002 and recognized as one of Canada’s leading design firms. Graham is an articulate communicator and advocate for design, contributing her expertise and collaborative design skills in volunteer and board positions. Since 2001, Meg has taught graduate level design at the Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Design at the University of Toronto. As a past Chair of the Toronto Society of Architects, she currently sits on the City of Toronto Design Review Panel and the Fort York Precinct Advisory Committee. Graham received her professional architecture degree from the University of Waterloo (B.Arch, 1997), and her postgraduate degree from Harvard University (MDesS, 2003).

     For directions and map, please click here.

    LocationSteelcase Showroom, Suite 2400, 200 King Street West, Toronto, ON, M5H 3T4 (Map)
    Date & Time

    Tuesday, Sept 23, 2014

    Registration: 5:30 - 5:45 p.m.
    Tour: 5:45 - 6:45 p.m.

    Maximum of 20 attendees only - so register now!

    Time in 1411507800
    FeesRegistered Members: $40.00
    Intern Members: $30.00
    Non-members: $60.00
    RegisterRegistration is now closed.
    ContactGustavo Espinola
    CEU1 non -IDCEC hour
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