What has been the highlight of your year so far? Professionally, the positive response from awards juries to our projects such as FP Marine Risks and also the growth of our relationship with clients such as the General Medical Council, London. Personally, my wife's recovery from cancer and the birth of my grand daughter, India Mae.
Published in INTERIOR DESIGN, December 2004<see full text>
Curved walls positioned in a continuous ribbon guide visitors through this dynamic office environment. "The key to designing a successful office interior is handling the process of change management. You must understand both the client's vision and the employees' needs in order to create an environment in which the company will prosper." said Charles Corley, director, M Moser Associates
Published in TRENDS, December 2004<see full text>
The workplace is a strategic asset - its configuration and the patterns of activity it promotes can support your organisation's culture and increase profitability. So why does any particular workplace look and operate as it does? If it is a successful environment, the chances are the entire process started with a well-formulated brief. Nigel Cutts and Charlie Millard of M Moser Associates, London explain.
September 2004<see full text>
Design and cost are the two key variables that interior architects traditionally manage during the process of delivering new offices. However, the terms "design" and "cost" often mask assumptions about the relative quality and price of the project: "design" implying virtuoso solutions attained at a premium; "cost", standard solutions supplied at a discount.
July 2004<see full text>
Thinking of getting rid of those unsightly wires in your office by using wireless alternatives? Before you unplug, be advised that not all wireless standards are the same and some may burden you with more problems. Materials used in your office building often affect the performance of wireless devices. "Most office buildings in Hong Kong are constructed with concrete or steel," M. Moser Associates director and head of workplace technology team Daniel Leung said.
Published in SCMP, July 2004<see full text>
A ship-like setting puts across all the right buoyant messages at the Wanchai office of FP Marine Risks. When the function of an office is marine commerce insurance, the design that follows might naturally reflect a nautical sensibility - even if, as with FP Marine Risks, the office in question is firmly land-locked in bustling Central. The winner of a recent AIA Hong Kong Chapter Honour Award for Interiors, this design by M Moser Associates evokes an appropriate between-decks atmosphere along with the assuring feeling that the client runs a tight ship indeed.
July 2004<see full text>
The British Council in Hong Kong has embraced fiscal accountability with a reorganisation that aligns space allocation with revenues. Office space for cost-intensive administration and finance functions in the 7,850 sq ft project has been reduced by 33% by eliminating physical boundaries and implementing new technologies.
May 2004<see full text>
BEA, the world's leading application infrastructure software company, has recently taken new premises in Pacific Place Hong Kong for their Asia regional headquarters. From their new space, they now look out across Victoria Harbour; and in a densely packed high rise city, benefit from the special light reflecting across the harbour into their new offices. BEA's products make businesses more agile, productive and connected through integrated infrastructure software solutions. BEA tasked M Moser Associates to design their Hong Kong offices to express these values in the new space.
Published in PACE, January 2004<see full text>
ALL TOO OFTEN, companies establishing offices in Shanghai overlook the potential impact of office design and its benefit as a business solution. Many companies still take the view that design is a final phase of the office delivery process; the interior architect is merely engaged at the end to provide the offices on time and within budget.
Published in SHANGHAI BUSINESS REVIEW,<see full text>