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Avci Architects
SUMMA Head Office Building


SUMMA, one of Turkey’s major international construction companies, purchased the practically derelict structure at the end of 2012, taking a decision to move further nearer towards the central CBD in Levent at the Seyrantepe junction of the ring road. Strangely although it is very near the CBD, this location currently has a no new building […]


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Studioninedots
De Alliantie headquarters


In the coming years, the 3.5-hectare Lucent site in Hilversum will be transformed into a vibrant new mixed-use residential/commercial development. Centrally located close to the train station and city centre, the area is appealing for living and working. The heritage of the site is characterised by industrial manufacture. Both the Ripolin paint factory (early twentieth […]


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Zaha Hadid Architects
Bee’ah Headquarters


Bee’ah, the Middle East’s leading fully integrated environmental and waste management company has commissioned Zaha Hadid Architects to build its new Headquarters building in Sharjah, UAE, following the 2013 international competition. The new Headquarters building is part of Bee’ah’s ongoing investment to transform attitudes and behaviours in individuals, communities, businesses and cities by providing the […]


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Threefold Architects and Coppin Dockray Architects
Futuristic bathroom showroom and office in London


The major new headquarters for Bathroom Brands and Crosswater has completed in Dartford, South East London. The new expansive HQ, for the bathroom specialists, sees the creation of a new office and warehouse as well as a state of the art bathroom showroom that creates an imaginative and intriguing experience like no other. Creativity and […]


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Ippolito Fleitz Group
Innocean Headquarters Europe


The internationally operating advertising agency INNOCEAN with headquarters in Korea has moved into new European headquarters in Frankfurt, 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 of the design, which assimilates employees and visitors […]


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Girimun Architects
Chengdu Towers


This mixed-use master plan for three adjacent sites sided by the East Second Ring Road of Chengdu features a 260,000 sqm commercial development that connects the future metro station into a loop of retail, 2 office towers, hotels and serviced apartments revolving around an open inner court of sunken plazas. Adjacent to it, an equally […]


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Mathieu Lehanneur for Pullman Tour Eiffel
Business playground


Pullman Tour Eiffel just opened with the second sample of Mathieu Lehanneur’s “Business Playground” concept: reinvention of the meeting room as a perfect illustration of the “blurring” of private and professional life. This room reflects the brand’s “Work hard, Play hard” motto as well as its guests’ lifestyle. It combines performance and pleasure with a […]


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BuzziSpace and Alain Gilles
BuzziVille, a super-modular office collection


Alain Gilles and the BuzziSpace design team got to work together to create the most modular office environment ever. The result is BuzziVille, an office island that you can expand and contract as you please. It was introduced at the beginning of this year, and new combinations, heights and modules will be launched this autumn […]


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Bralco
UBI Take Off, the easy way at the office


UBI (storage operating system) TAKE OFF (work tables collection) is an up-to-date modular office system, dynamic and highly customisable, suitable for the organization of every environment: operational, managerial and reception spaces. The coloured, creative and customisable UBI modular storage elements collection can be developed horizontally and vertically and can be assembled according to taste and […]


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Adam + Harborth Design
Brixxs, organizer for office and home


Solid wood is rarely to be understood quite literally as with BRIXXS. The solid blocks of brown ash wood from domestic production are provided with drilled holes and slits for the BRIXXS product line. The vivid look and feel of apertures, both round and straight, is emphasized by the high-contrast coloring of the inner edges. […]


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L. McComber ltée
Via Capitale – Vitrine Éco


It was a real brainteaser for the architect. A room measuring a mere 460 square feet bounded by a large curtain wall to the north along Mont-Royal and another to the east along de la Roche that had to include: a kitchen space for events; a work area for the real estate agents; a waiting […]


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Girimun Architects
Pentagon Complex


Located in Haridwar, a touristic destination in Northern India, the 65,000 sqm mixed-use complex comprises of a shopping mall, office suites above and a business hotel operated by Radisson Group. Distribution of functions, access and circulation are carefully resolved to achieve a highly integrated mix of activities without jeopardising the desired degree of separation between […]


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ADM
Leaf Code


We already covered this project in our previous issues: built back in the 1970’s in the hideous and faceless soviet style, the Vitamins Research Institute, located in the Nauchny Proezd next to “Kaluzhskaya” metro station, was in a desperate need of remodeling. By the moment the remodeling started, the building already no longer functioned as […]


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Humà Design
SSENSE


Situated at the top of 333 Chabanel in Montreal, the new Ssense office takes an entire floor of a former textile factory and transforms the space into a modern office space, studio and warehouse. Both creative and avant-garde in their use of digital retail, Ssense was looking for something that could be edgy, contemporary, and […]


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Adam + Harborth Design
Rockaclock


Desk clock. Rock around the clock No cuckoo, no pine cone shaped weights – and yet this rocking clock is also a true Schwarzwald original, manufactured entirely in the Black Forest. Deep in the heart wood of this special timepiece beats a high quality quartz movement that ticks with German precision. This unique table clock’s […]


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Hardel & Le Bihan Architectes
Strato


Slipped in between the city and the railway tracks, the building is an expression of its paradoxical setting. To the south, opposite the future residential blocks and Boulevard Pereire, the mass of the structure is broken down into several horizontal, floor-high strata to reduce the monumentality of the building and lighten the tertiary character of […]


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Bralco
METAR, two-tone futuristic design


Metar is the new range of executive desks designed to allow the utmost levels of customisation thanks to the choice of finishes available for both the desktop and the legs, to achieve original colour contrasts which give the desk a slender and appealing look. A dynamic, futuristic and modular design to suit all tastes and […]


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NBJ Architectes
NBJ Architectes Office


The offices of agency NBJ Architects take seat in the heart of the historic center of Montpellier, near the Prefecture. The building in which the project is established is an 18th Town Building classified Historic Monument. The operation of rehabilitation and transformation of a program of residences into offices able to accommodate a structured architectural […]


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Architetto Pierluigi Piu
Professional Studio in Cagliari


Situated at the ground floor of a modest yet historic building benefiting from being located just in front of the small lovely ancient church devoted to Saint Efisio (the town’s worshipped protector), this architectural office features a warm atmosphere in between a working space and one of the cosy living rooms where one could be […]


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BURO II & ARCHI+I
Interior Design of IMMO DESIMPEL Offices


The interior design started on a floor of the building that was still a shell. Creating one long corridor for circulation made it possible to conceal the shafts, while a stretch ceiling proved the ideal solution for resolving acoustical problems. An existing collection of African art was integrated in the interior design and set the […]


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