Article Archive: Branch Design

Trends for banks and credit unions on how architecture and branch design impact the retail experience in retail channels.

The Coolest Bank HQ You’ve Ever Seen

Subscribe to The Financial Brand via email for FREE! You’d have to be crazy to not want to work for this Australian investment bank. Macquarie’s new Sydney headquarters is unlike anything you’ve ever seen before. Clive Wilkinson Architects, who designed the space for Macquarie, describes the new 330,000 square foot building as a “workplace of. Read More

Free WiFi? Yes. Cappuccino Hangouts? No Way.

Subscribe to The Financial Brand via email for FREE!Every now and then, someone in the financial industry suggests transforming branches into hangouts. Most recently, the author of a Bank Innovation article wondered why banks and credit unions don’t follow in Starbucks’ footsteps, becoming a “third place” by turning their branches into “destination experiences.” It’s tempting. Read More