The Elemental Workplace

Neil Usher

Everyone deserves a fantastic workplace.

The Elemental Workplace is a guide to creating a fantastic workplace by following a simple, accessible and jargon-free framework – wherever you are based, whichever sector you are in, whatever your intended workstyle or budget – based on over 25 years' experience in creating leading-edge workplace environments around the world. Engaging, accessible, sharp and funny, it is essential reading for anyone involved or interested in the workplace.

The book is more about conception than showcasing projects and design.

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About the author:

For more than 25 years in the property profession, Neil Usher has been there and done it (strategy, development, transactions, workplace creation, change programmes, capital projects, operational management) at scale for a host of large and diverse organizations. The common theme in each case; organizations with a desire to transform their workplace, in need of the vision, plan and creativity to make it happen. From a blank piece of paper, he has created amazing people-centric workplaces across the globe, in Australia, Singapore, America, Canada, South Africa and Europe. Most recently he completed a multiple-award-winning workplace in West London, one of the world’s largest, most progressive and amenity-rich agile environments. In 2011 he started writing a highly influential blog, workessence, which recently gave its name to his executive consulting business, and can be found on Twitter @workessence. He is a regular conference and academic speaker, and occasional performance poet. He lives in London with his family.