Offices

Agile and Dynamic Offices for FEG, Prague, Czech Republic, Perspektiv

Agile and Dynamic Offices for FEG

Text description provided by the architects. The Perspektiv studio completed a large office project with an area of 7300m2 for the largest central European fixed-odds betting operator, Fortuna Entertainment Group, in the centre of Prague this autumn. The main task for architects was to create an agile environment for employees and to roof different divisions […]

I Tower, Seoul, South Korea, Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects, Chiasmus Partners

I Tower

Text description provided by the architects. I Tower is located a few blocks from Gangnam’s business district, a symbol of modern Seoul that features a concentration of commerce, corporate and residential areas where one can find many digital design advertisement agencies. These characteristics of the location, and the emerging digital advertising brand’s demand for a […]

Funke Media Office, Essen, Germany, AllesWirdGut

Funke Media Office

The newly opened headquarter of the international Funke Media Group defines a coherent urban-design ensemble, which, like a well-proportioned body, is articulated as a consistent whole. Its head: the Funke Media Tower which also accommodates the News Wall, Germany’s largest LED video wall. Its fingers: the surrounding […]

Public Records Office Canton Basel-Landschaft, Liestal, Switzerland, EM2N

Public Records Office Canton Basel-Landschaft

Text description provided by the architects. The Public Record Office is the collective memory of the political, economic and cultural life of a canton. Consequently, a suitable urban location and appropriate architectural expression are of central importance. The current location of the existing office, amidst smaller and larger residential buildings cut off from the town […]

Sauflon Centre of Innovation, Gyál, Hungary, Földes Architects

Sauflon Centre of Innovation

Text description provided by the architects. The ethereal centre of innovation  project, unveiled in Hungary, stands for the mutual inspiration of science, technology and art. A twenty four meter passage surrounded by the reflections of reflections. Foldes Architects involved a glass sculptor to compose the illusion effects engaging the visual notion of all visitors. Despite […]

Innocean Headquarters Europe, Frankfurt, Germany, Ippolito Fleitz Group

Innocean Headquarters Europe

The internationally operating advertising agency INNOCEAN with headquarters in Korea has moved into new European headquarters in Frankfurt am Main. A flexible and modern work world was created for the young, design-conscious company, which fits the different work zones within the agency. Dynamism and movement are key features […]

EBS-Electronic Based Systems Center (TU Graz), Graz, Austria, AllesWirdGut

EBS-Electronic Based Systems Center (TU Graz)

Text description provided by the architects. The new building of the EBS Center on the Graz University of Technology’s Infield grounds marks a kind of starting and end point. As a figurative punctuation mark, the built volume was articulated as a free-standing complex. The Center’s distinctive six-story east-side façade provides the urban front facing the […]

Wörwag Headquarters, Stuttgart, Germany, Ippolito Fleitz Group

Wörwag Headquarters

Text description provided by the architects. One of the biggest aficionados of colour can be found in Zuffenhausen: Wörwag, a Swabian paint manufacturer that supplies global players worldwide. Companies such as Porsche are amongst its customer base; Wörwag branches can be found throughout the world from China to Mexico. This kind of success story has […]

EURALIS Headquarters, Lescar, France, LCR Architectes

EURALIS Headquarters

The renovation of headquarters of the group EURALIS had to integrate and represent the ambition of a total rehabilitation operation, affirming the identity of the group and providing an uncompromising functionality. The existing building covering an area of ​​8000 m² and dating from the 70s, has been completely renovated, redistributed […]

Credit One Kuwait Office, Kuwait City, Kuwait, AGi Architects

Credit One Kuwait Office

Text description provided by the architects. Credit One Kuwait Holding Company offers automotive and logistic services. The company’s association with the car inspired the design concept of the building which centers on the car in terms of scale, motion and mechanics. Similar to the characteristics defining a modern car, Credit One aims to be eco-friendly, […]

Prointel Offices, Madrid, Spain, AGi Architects

Prointel Offices

The refurbishment and renovation of Prointel offices, the first independent TV production company founded in Spain in 1970 by Chicho Ibáñez Serrador, has been a creative overhaul which included a corporate identity renewal. Located in a mixed use neighborhood in Madrid that is populated with residential developments and small […]

Raiffeisenbank Satteins, Satteins, Austria, Gohm Hiessberger Architekten

Raiffeisenbank Satteins

Text description provided by the architects. The surprisingly Janus-headed aspect of this building, which in the center of the village of Satteins and connects business and residential purposes in an urban way, is expressed in the structure: smoothness and roughness, flatness and depth, transparency and closure. To the street on the ground floor the bank […]

Cool Colours, Bengaluru, India, Cadence Architects

Cool Colours

Text description provided by the architects. A virtually consolidated built-up area of 2355 Sq. metres spread across 4 storeys, serves as an office space and storage for a clothing brand. The multi-level office sits in a tight urban setting in South Bengaluru. Underlining refined details that are unobtrusive, the design of the office space is […]

Editorial Office and TV Studio Addendum, Vienna, Austria, Berger+Parkkinen

Editorial Office and TV Studio Addendum

Text description provided by the architects. Addendum is an Austrian media project and research platform. Addendum’s editorial team has grown steadily, so an expansion of office space was necessary. Former premises of a Volksbank branch in Vienna were chosen as the new location. The concrete building from the late 70s is flanked on both sides […]

PCA Agency, Paris, France, PCA - Philippe Chiambaretta Architecte

PCA Agency

Text description provided by the architects. 56-58 rue Vieille du Temple is located in the heart of the Marais, in the 3rd arrondissement of Paris – a popular neighborhood of boutiques and galleries. PCA’s new agency replaced an old printing office that was located in a courtyard of a 1950’s building. The goal of the […]

SPARK Beijing Office - The Swivel Space, Beijing, China, SPARK Architects

SPARK Beijing Office – The Swivel Space

Text description provided by the architects. The Liang Dian Design Centre on Dongsishitiao is home to the new SPARK Beijing office; occupying 500 square meters on the second floor of a three story office building form the late 1980’s. An annex glass box had been added to second floor of the existing building allowing for […]

Jing Mian Xin Cheng, Beijing, China, SPARK Architects

Jing Mian Xin Cheng

SPARK’s ‘pleated’ and ‘woven’ façade for the award-winning mixed-use development Jing Mian Xin Cheng in Beijing demonstrates that depth of experience need not be forgotten despite the speed of the central city’s expansion. ‘Pleats’ of perforated aluminium sheeting and a ‘weave’ of rippling windows resolve a variety of practical issues while […]

ÖBB Headquarters in Vienna, Vienna, Austria, Zechner & Zechner Architekten

ÖBB Headquarters in Vienna

The ÖBB (Austrian Federal Railways) has decided to build their corporate headquarters in the immediate vicinity of the new Vienna main train station. The Viennese architectural firm Zechner & Zechner emerged as winners from the two-stage, EU-wide architectural planning competition in 2009. The aim of the concept was to find an outstanding […]

Vidre Negre Office Building, Cuneo, Italy, DaMilano Studio

Vidre Negre Office Building

Text description provided by the architects. Oficina Vidre Negre was born as a contemporary sculpture, a symbol of a dynamic and continuous development with the need for strong identification, even in terms of image. In a context of peripheral node of the motorway, the building is set within a park, planted with native species, in […]

Total Test Offices, Monterrey, Mexico, AaC+V Arquitectos

Total Test Offices

Text description provided by the architects. The three-story office building is located near Monterrey downtown, at one of the commercial points of the city. Most buildings within this area are old houses that were adapted into offices or new buildings that replaced the old constructions. The design of this project started from the necessity to […]

Refurbishment at C_Galera 43, A Coruña, Spain, CREUSeCARRASCO Arquitectos

Refurbishment at C_Galera 43

Text description provided by the architects. The project aims to transform a four-storey office building placed between  dividing walls  in a residential building with offices for lease.  The new building must optimize the number of flats in relation to the investment demand for housing and the small chances of regulations. The narrowness of the street […]

Nestlé Application Group Querétaro, Santiago de Querétaro, Mexico, Rojkind Arquitectos

Nestlé Application Group Querétaro

In his “A Concrete Atlantis,” Reyner Banham posits “a casual connection, conscious and cultural, between modern architecture and industrial utilitarian structures of an industrial epoch.” From Loos and Behrens to Gropius and Le Corbusier, at the beginning of the 20th century, a constant back and forth was established between […]

NMR Facility, Utrecht, Netherlands, UNStudio

NMR Facility

Located on the Uithof Campus of Utrecht University, the NMR (Nuclear Magnetic Resonance) Facility is a small pavilion-like laboratory building. Eight spectrometers (high-frequency magnets) are included at the two-floor column free laboratory. The spatial layout of the building is decisively influenced by this, because the […]

Torre Velasca, Milan, Italy, BBPR Group

Torre Velasca

Italian modern architecture is the context in which Velasca Tower belongs to. It is also while still part of the Milanese context in which it was born, including the Milan cathedral and the Sforzesco Castle. The tower has a height of approximately 100 metres and a peculiar and characteristic shape. It looks like a “mushroom”. […]

European Central Bank, Frankfurt, Germany, Coop Himmelb(l)au

European Central Bank

The new premises of the European Central Bank in Frankfurt were contructed from a design which combines the horizontal structure of the landmarked Grossmarkthalle with a twisted double tower, rising to 185 meters, from the Viennese architectural studio Coop Himmelb(l)au. United by […]

Moor House, London, UK, Foster + Partners

Moor House

The 19-storey glass-clad office building at the junction of London Wall and Moorgate offers 43,000 m² of space. Shops, restaurants and bars are located at ground and first floor levels of the building. The façade is stepped back at these levels creating a covered walkway that relates to the low level buildings opposite. Service areas […]

One London Wall, London, UK, Foster + Partners

One London Wall

The site, located at the West end of London Wall, accommodated an existing unoccupied office building which sat over an operational Livery Company premises. The development opportunity was to put back a much larger office building whilst retaining the Livery Company accommodation […]

30 Saint Mary Axe, London, UK, Foster and Partners

30 Saint Mary Axe (The Gkerkin)

30 Saint Mary Axe (The Gkerkin), previously named Swiss Re Headquarters, is a landmark 40-storey office building in the heart of London’s financial centre, developed by Swiss Re and designed by architects Foster and Partners. Located on the former site of the Baltic Exchange, the distinctive form of the building adds to the cluster of […]

KfW Westarkade, Frankfurt, Germany, Sauerbruch Hutton

KfW Westarkade

KfW Westarkade on his opening was touted as one of the most energy-efficient office buildings in the world. It was projected to use approximately half the energy of an average European office building, and one-third of a US-based one. The building addresses the prevailing wind direction to exploit it for controlled natural ventilation of the […]