The concept of The Porter was born out of global research highlighting the need to offer the new mobile worker an inspiring destination outside of the traditional four walls of the office to engage with business colleagues, clients and friends. This is particularly important given the challenges corporations are facing in long term planning around real estate in the unpredictable, flat world we live in today.
Housed within the landmark 1 O’Connell building in the heart of the Sydney CBD, the vision of The Porter was to create an organic space that reinvents itself based upon how its members and the community engages with the space over time.
The concept for The Porter was developed by Haworth and its xFriends partners, a group of innovative product, service and thought leaders who collectively researched, designed, furnished and activated what will effectively become a “Petri dish” in the experimentation of new ways of engaging in the digital world within a building and the tenancies themselves – creating a true vertical community.
We have officially launched Yoga by The Fire @ The Porter. Facilitated by Lululemon Athletica, members* are invited to join us on Tuesday nights at 6:30pm for these complementary sessions. So far the series has been a hit. Big thanks to The Catering Read Moreread more
We have officially launched our monthly drinks for current members* of The Porter. Held on the last Thursday of each month, this initiative provides the opportunity to network with others who use the space in a casual setting.read more
In our continued effort to evolve and refresh The Porter experience for our members, while staying true to who we are, we have once again commissioned Natalie Pearcy of Interior Paradiso to create an art work that celebrates Sydney’s heritage. The result is Read Moreread more