Archive for the ‘Headquarters’ Category
Tuesday, February 21st, 2017
Article source: Studio FUKSAS
The De Cecco Headquarters are an architectural landmark rising above an area of considerable town development. Two “edifices” linked by staircases and lifts, stand distinctly separate one on top of the other. The elevations of the cube-shaped lower part feature floor-to-ceiling glazing which hollows and lightens the sense of volume.
Image Courtesy © Moreno Maggi
- Architects: Studio FUKSAS (Massimiliano and Doriana Fuksas)
- Project: De Cecco Headquarters
- Location: Via A. Volta, Pescara, Italy
- Photography: Moreno Maggi and Gianmarco Chieregato
- Client: De Cecco SpA
- General coordination and safety, engineering and space planning: Progetto CMR, Milan
- Structures: Studio Engineer Toniolo, Sirmione (BS)
- Fire prevention: Architect Di Fazio, Pescara
- Fire protection of structures: Engineer Pustorino, Livorno
- Cost: 20,000,000 Euros
- Area: 6,300 sq. m.
- Period: 2001-2008
Thursday, February 16th, 2017
Article source: Mei architects and planners
The new headquarters of regional radio and television station RTV Rijnmond is phase 4a in the redevelopment of the Schiecentrale on Lloydstraat in Rotterdam. The building, which houses not only RTV Rijnmond but also other firms, forms the heart of the audio-visual sector in Rotterdam along with Schiecentrale, the 25kV building, STROOM hotel and restaurant, and the new building of phase 4b.
Image Courtesy © Mei architects and planners
- Architects: Mei architects and planners
- Project: Kraton 230
- Location: Rotterdam, The Netherlands
- Client: Rotterdam City Development Corporation Rotterdam
- Construction cost: € 10,000,000
- Programme: 10,000 m2
- Completion: 2007
Thursday, February 9th, 2017
Article source: People’s Architecture Office
Headquartered in Beijing, Xiaozhu commissioned People’s Architecture Office and People’s Industrial Design Office to design House Parts Office, their latest office space located in the city’s hi-tech center. Xiaozhu (literally ‘small pig’ but homophonous with ‘short stay’) is a peer-to-peer housing rental website. The startup is China’s rival to Airbnb and part of the country’s new ‘shared economy’.
Image Courtesy © People’s Architecture Office
- Architects: People’s Architecture Office
- Project: House Parts Office
- Location: Beijing, China
- Client: xiaozhu.com
- Principal: He Zhe, James Shen, Zang Feng
- Project Team: Jiang Hao, Zhang Zhen, Amy Song, Ren Depei, Chen Yihuai
- Area: 350 sqm
- Completion: July. 2016
Tuesday, February 7th, 2017
Article source: ROY DAVID STUDIO
Round Robin is a fresh technological innovation hub specializing in software. They partner with leading companies and co-found promising start-ups. From games to websites, the studio functions like a tightly knitted platform where the customers get way more than what their bargained for.
As the team started getting bigger, Round Robin partnered with Roy David Architecture Studio to design their new 1200 sqm office space offices located in the Stock Exchange District, Ramat Gan, Israel.
Image Courtesy © ROY DAVID STUDIO
- Architects: ROY DAVID STUDIO
- Project: Round Robin
- Location: Stock Exchange District, Ramat Gan, Israel
- Client: Round Robin
- Size: 1,200 sqm
- Year: 2016
Wednesday, January 25th, 2017
Article source: TPG Architecture
After a successful teaming for the design of their Boston headquarters, MullenLowe engaged TPG Architecture to design its new office in Winston-Salem, NC: a 37,500 square foot space in the city’s newly developed Wake Forest Innovation Quarter. The office design was an opportunity to create a strong communications touchpoint expressing MullenLowe’s identity as a “challenger” in the advertising industry, a scrappy do-everything ad firm with a global reach.
Finishes and furniture were inspired by the raw space; the free form boxes are clad in plywood and dark-gray painted sheetrock, while the chair colors were sampled from the peeling paint on the concrete walls, Image Courtesy © Eric Laignel
- Architects: TPG Architecture
- Project: MullenLowe
- Location: Winston-Salem, North Carolina
- Photography: Eric Laignel
Saturday, January 14th, 2017
Article source: METROPOLIS communication
The basic concept: A light and transparent bank
The question leading to the basic concept underlying this project was: how to offer the highest quality and most efficient ergonomic work spaces possible? The answer to this question resolved all the other issues facing the operation with regard to its insertion in the urban fabric, its environmental quality and the representation of the activity of banking in a period of financial crisis. Thus, the offices are distributed over three floors forming a thickness of 38 m, organized around two patios. The top floors are comprised of standard offices, and the C-suites, while the ground floor and the lower floors house public and shared functions: exhibition gallery, meeting and reception rooms, café, and restaurant serving the entire site, distributed around a broad atrium. This configuration ensures that all the offices benefit from equivalent spatial qualities and quality lighting. In addition, it fosters optimal communication between occupants and users and easy navigation of the site thanks to looping circulations.
Image Courtesy © Luc Boegly
- Architects: AIA Associés, associated with AIA Architectes and Intens-Cité
- Project: New headquarters of Crédit Mutuel de Loire-Atlantique
- Location: 10 rue de Rieux 44000 Nantes
- Photography: Luc Boegly & Guillaume Satre
- Client: Crédit Mutuel de LACO / CIC Ouest
- Interior architects: AIA Architectes and Mouvement carré (Stéphane Renaud)
- General engineering and project economy: AIA Ingénierie
- Facades engineering consultant: Arcora
- Environment engineering: AIA Studio Environnement
- Scheduling, overseeing and coordination: AIA Management
- New headquarters of Crédit Mutuel de LACO: 14,000 m² (+ 12,000 m² of underground parking)
- The CIC Restructuring: 16,300 m²
- Construction costs:
- € 50m excl. VAT for the LACO (value April 2013)
- € 27m excl. VAT for the CIC
- Calendar: Delivered in June 2016
Friday, January 6th, 2017
Article source: MVSA Architects
In designing a new European HQ for PVH Europe: Calvin Klein & Tommy Hilfiger, we were inspired by the waterfront location. The former port turned creative hub shares the IJ with two contemporary landmark buildings: the EYE film museum and Muziekgebouw aan t ’IJ. We realized that our own building could complete a stunning architectural triangle.
exterior view, Image Courtesy © Ronald Tilleman
- Architects: MVSA Architects (Wouter Thijssen)
- Project: New European HQ Calvin Klein & Tommy Hilfiger
- Location: Danzigerkade 165, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
- Photography: Albert Bakker, Ronald Tilleman and Barwerd van der Plas
- Client: PVH Europe (Calvin Klein & Tommy Hilfiger)
- Interior design: Dan O’Kelly Studio, PVH, Creative Services, MVSA Architects, Amsterdam
- Developer: Heren 2, Amsterdam
- Contractor: HerenBouw, Amsterdam
- Constructive engineer: Van Rossum bv
- Installations: Huisman & van Muijen
- Real estate consultant: Appelhoven, Amsterdam
- Programme: 12.000m² showrooms and offices
- Completion: 2016
Wednesday, December 28th, 2016
Article source: Inhouse Brand Architects
When Inhouse Brand Architects was approached to create the new Cape Town offices of top local advertising agency 99c, its interior design team used the opportunity to produce an extraordinary – yet more efficient – work environment that sounds the death knell of the conventional office.
Inhouse approached the design process with several key goals, the first, being to enhance the already spectacular site. The 3000 square meter premises occupy the top three levels of the Atlantic Centre, a new office development on Cape Town’s eastern foreshore. There is a magnificent double-volume interior partly broken by a mezzanine level, and one floor below. Fantastic views wrap around the building, taking in the harbour and Devil’s Peak. Being as yet unoccupied, it was an empty shell to start with… Inhouse’s second goal was to create a fully functioning environment to suit the client’s daily business needs; and the third, was to reflect the creative nature of the agency and its employees.
Image Courtesy © Inhouse Brand Architects
Tuesday, December 27th, 2016
Article source: Joris Verhoeven Architectuur
The new headquarters of Shoesme, a childrens shoe’s manufacturer in Tilburg, has been given two different faces. This conscious duality originated from its location in the city.
On one side, the building has a classical facade that radiates allure and status and blends seamlessly into the historic ribbon structure of the city. The gap in this typical street structure is filled with a building that always seems to have stood there. As if a missing link is put in the chain.
Image Courtesy © John van Groenedaal