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Is your office as trendy as this?

The British Council for Offices (BCO) has handed out awards for the "best and most innovative" workplaces in the UK. So, how does your office compare?

The National Awards came after a series of regional awards.

The BCO says the awards represent the best in "visionary office design and functionality" across the country.

Is your office as trendy as these? You can share your photos with us via yourpics@bbc.co.uk

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Image caption Number One Riverside on Smith Street is the new civic offices for Rochdale Borough Council. It serves as a public library, includes cafes, private meeting areas and a workplace. It merged 33 buildings into one and won the award for the best workplace of 2014.
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Image caption One Eagle Place in London won the award for the best commercial workplace. The architects say it "contributes to the rich architectural dialogue of daily work and shopping with the thriving pace of historic Piccadilly".
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Image caption The Council House in Derby won the top award in the refurbished and recycled category. The facade of the locally listed 1930s building was retained and the roofline maintained, but the amount of space on site was increased by over 50%.
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Image caption Insurance broker Arthur J Gallagher at The Walbrook Building in London received the award for the best "fit out" of a workplace. The design focuses on two oculus-shaped atria spaces.
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Image caption Developer Argent operates from 4 Stable Street in London. This office won the award for projects of up to 2,000 sq m. Architects say: "The light and open desk areas on first and mezzanine levels contrast [with] the warm textured warehouse feel of the extension."
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Image caption The Sharp Project in Manchester is one of the three award winners from outside London, winning the "innovation" award. The 250,000 sq ft building is home to 54 digital and production start-ups and companies.
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Image caption Guardian News and Media, headquartered at Kings Place in London, won the "Test of Time" category. Kings Place has hosted the newspaper group since 2008.

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