Copenhagen’s tenant-first approach delivers social workplaces

BCO 2019: Copenhagen’s landlord and tenant collaboration is delivering workplaces with strong social connections, panellists at this year’s British Council of Offices conference explained. “We don’t socialise after work, we socialise at work,” said Malin Meyer, partner at Danielsen Architecture & Space Planning. “There’s no before and after work – it is happening in the offices, and that’s how we create office spaces.” This is enabled through a combination of planning requirements, including that ground floor spaces should not be closed, but instead open to the public and incorporate social functions. Moreover, collaboration between landlords and tenants to tailor buildings