There are no private offices; even meeting rooms are enclosed by glass. Reporters, editors, market data specialists and executives all rub elbows at desks arranged like a trading floor. This design helps them share information and ideas — and fosters “healthy competition”. Productivity is a must.

From the ground, elevators funnel 1,000s of employees to the 6th floor, where they scatter to more than 30 other floors. On their journey, they pass tanks filled with colourful tropical fish, tables of free food and reams of news tickers.

Office Space is a video series that peeks inside some of the world's coolest offices to find out how design and form meet function, creativity and productivity.

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