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International architects, Populous, officially recognised for innovation
Global architecture firm, Populous, has been named in the top 20 of BRW’s 50 Most Innovative companies 2015 in Australia.
Populous, with its main Australasian bases in Sydney and Brisbane, came in 16th in BRW’s list of 50 Most Innovative Companies - an assessment based on BRW's evaluation of hundreds of annual applications that considers a range of measures such as formal innovation process and employee engagement.
The BRW (Business Review Weekly) List focused on Populous’ innovation with its design of the world’s largest indoor arena, Philippine Arena, which opened in Manila in 2014. The 50,000 seat indoor arena required innovative thinking to deal with not only the vast scale of the building, but the technical challenges created by the brief to achieve a single focal point, at the front of the arena.
Populous head of Australian projects, Senior Principal Richard Breslin, said Populous believed the design solutions for a building the scale and size of Philippine Arena (pictured) have taken arena design a step forward.
Breslin stated "innovation is part of our global DNA, an essential element of our culture.
"Everyone at Populous has a number on their timesheet specifically for allocating time to innovation. We actively invest in our staff from the most senior to the most junior, to collaborate across our global offices to develop ideas.
"We consciously empower our people with the freedom to think and engage at whatever scale, across whatever discipline.
"With our Clients, innovation is a priority from the very first workshop."
Click here to view the full list of BRW’s 50 Most Innovative Companies.
Click here to view Populous' contact information in the Australasian Leisure Management Supplier Directory.
7th April 2015 - POPULOUS TO COORDINATE STAGE FOUR OF SIMONDS STADIUM REDEVELOPMENT
8th March 2015 - MICHELLE BRIDGES JOINS BRW’S RICH WOMEN LIST
29th November 2014 - CONSTRUCTION BEGINS ON POPULOUS-DESIGNED ZHUHAI INTERNATIONAL TENNIS CENTRE
4th November 2014 - CHRISTCHURCH’S TEMPORARY AMI STADIUM SET FOR LONGER LIFE
2nd July 2014 - CATHEDRAL FOR THE MODERN AGE OPENS IN MANILA
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