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RIBA Product Selector
Address & Contact details:
61 Aldwych

London
WC2B 4AE
www.hermanmiller.com/europe
Shazia Sheikh
Tel +44 (0)845 226 7202
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Herman Miller Ltd

Overview

Herman Miller has customer relationships in more than 100 countries and on all seven continents, utilising inventive designs, technologies, and related services that improve the human experience wherever people work, heal, learn, and live. The company can now deliver CPD with the Middle East and Africa from its Dubai office.

CPD Material (11)


Factory Visit
Tour of PortalMill Furniture Factory Designed by Grimshaw Architects
This is a tour of Herman Miller’s UK manufacturing and assembly site in Melksham Wiltshire. The tour lasts about one hour and tour groups will be limited to 5 or 6 participants. The tour will include the following:
- An overview and brief history of Herman Miller and the importance of PortalMill to the business
- An overview of the history of the site, building design options for PortalMill and involvement of Sir Nicholas Grimshaw
- An overview of the environmental approach to buildings and challenges for PortalMill
- An introduction to the manufacturing and operations side of the business
Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Factory Visit
Seminar
The New Landscape of Work
In businesses around the world the workforce is changing. The expectations of workers are changing, how work gets done is changing, the tools of work are changing and the work itself is changing, there is a new landscape of work. This seminar looks at approaches to managing our work, the tools and technologies that enable us, and the places where we come together to do it. It will help architects to understand and develop the following areas:
- Understand the latest thinking on design issues
- Understand how to implement the latest design practices more effectively to provide a human centred approach
- Improve architects ability to recognise client’s individualistic needs
- Enable architects to design more sustainable and tailored workplaces
- Understand how to ask the right questions regarding todays working practices and be better equipped to talk to clients about workplace issues
Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Seminar
Seminar
The Psychology of Collaboration Spaces
This seminar aims to:

- Inform architects of the latest research
- Help architects to focus on people centred design
- Help architects think about how they can design to maximise collaboration and utilise non dedicated work areas
- Continue to generate debate about ‘great places to work’
Material type: Seminar
Online Learning
The Ergonomics Hub
The Ergonomics Hub from Herman Miller offers you free online ergonomics training that can be completed at your own pace, any time, any place. The first module available is an ‘Introduction to Ergonomics’, which includes information on how to set up a workstation correctly, providing a step-by-step guide on how to adjust the desk, chair and computer screen, in line with current UK legislation. The site will be updated with new modules throughout the year.

To find out more, and to sign up for assessment, visit http://www.ergonomicshub.com/
Material type: Online Learning
Seminar
Agile Working
This seminar will:
- Inform architects of the latest research
- Help architects think about how they can work with clients who may be considering agile or flexible working programmes
- Continue to generate debate about "great places to work"
Material type: Seminar
Seminar
The Third Space in a Changing Economic Environment
This seminar will provide information on:
- The latest research
- How you can design to maximise collaboration and utilise non dedicated work areas
- A debate about "great places to work"
Material type: Seminar
Seminar
Creativity at Work
This seminar will:
- Inform architects of the latest research
- Help architects think about how they can design to encourage creativity in the workplace
- Generate debate about "great places to work"
Material type: Seminar
Seminar
Social Capital in the Workplace
Social Capital is a term originating from residential developments. This piece of research borrowed the concept and explored the "sense of community" within the workplace. We will look at three specific Social Capital models:
- The commercial community
- Close knit silos
- Networked individuals
Material type: Seminar
Seminar
The Four Generations at Work
This seminar will help architects and designers understand the diversity of the generations in the workplace and how to design spaces that will create great places to work for all generations.
Material type: Seminar
Seminar
The Future of Work - How and Where will we Work in 2030?
This seminar is intended as a thought provoking session which should provide an interesting discussion on the effects of global warming on how and where people will work in the future - concentrating mainly on offices.
Material type: Seminar
Seminar
Tour of Village Green, Chippenham, Wiltshire: An International HQ Designed by Gensler
This seminar looks at how to create a great place to work. Village Green is an environmentally award winning building designed by Gensler, a leading firm of international architects.
A tour of the building will enable specifiers to understand more about the following: the benefits of a good client/designer relationship, the key processes needed to design an environmentally friendly building and the business impact a well designed building can have on a company. Understand more about a naturally ventilated building, learn more about the latest thinking and concepts in today's workplace.
Material type: Seminar