Activity-based working, where workers can change desks depending on what they are doing, pioneered by consultants Veldhoen + Company of the Netherlands, dominates the design of Auckland's new waterfront ASB North Wharf. Derek Shortt, ASB's property manager, took Anne Gibson, Property Manager for the New Zealand Herald on a tour of the controversial new Wynyard Quarter HQ, criticised by some for its radical, cone-shaped roof feature and unusual appearance.