McGarry-Moon’s sunken studio in Northern Ireland is topped with a rusty gabled box

January 15, 2018 Alyn Griffiths 0

McGarry-Moon Architects has competed its own studio in Kilrea, Northern Ireland, featuring a triple-height office space that is embedded in the lawn and sheltered beneath a gabled volume clad in pre-rusted steel. The office is located in the lower garden of Jessica McGarry and Steven Moon’s own Fallahogey House, which they designed and completed in

The post McGarry-Moon’s sunken studio in Northern Ireland is topped with a rusty gabled box appeared first on Dezeen.

Tribeca offices by A+I Architecture offer range of working spaces for collaboration

January 15, 2018 James Brillon 0

A+I Architecture has expanded the Tribeca offices of ad agency Horizon, creating a variety of spaces that range from private phone booths to a break room that can accommodate up to 300 people. The company was undergoing rapid growth, so required new office spaces across additional floors of its existing building in downtown Manhattan. “A

The post Tribeca offices by A+I Architecture offer range of working spaces for collaboration appeared first on Dezeen.

No Picture

Studio11 uses colour and texture to inject personality into its own Minsk workspace

January 5, 2018 Amy Frearson 0

Studio11 has combined industrial finishes with plush furnishings and colourful art to create the interior of its own workspace in Minsk. The young Belarusian studio – led by architects Maksim Vavinski, Tatiana Kashuro, Alexandr Zhmakin – wanted to go beyond the simple industrial aesthetic that characterises many architecture and design offices. While they chose to keep

The post Studio11 uses colour and texture to inject personality into its own Minsk workspace appeared first on Dezeen.

BIG and Google team up for terraced offices in Sunnyvale

January 4, 2018 Dan Howarth 0

Architecture firm BIG is working on yet another project for Google, this time a pair of offices blocks with ramping roofs in Sunnyvale, California. Bjarke Ingels Group – which is also working with Heatherwick Studio on the Google HQ in neighbouring Mountain View and the company’s main offices in London – has now designed two

The post BIG and Google team up for terraced offices in Sunnyvale appeared first on Dezeen.

Studio Air Putih combines brick with rusted steel and concrete at Jakarta offices

January 3, 2018 Alyn Griffiths 0

This office in Indonesia created by Studio Air Putih for its own team of architects and interior designers comprises a series of red-brick volumes arranged around a courtyard planted with trees. Studio Air Putih is based in the city of South Tangerang in Banten province, which is part of the Greater Jakarta metropolitan area. The

The post Studio Air Putih combines brick with rusted steel and concrete at Jakarta offices appeared first on Dezeen.

14 Shanghai architecture studios photographed by Marc Goodwin

December 31, 2017 Gunseli Yalcinkaya 0

The latest series of images by photographer Marc Goodwin offers a look inside 14 Shanghai-based architecture studios, belonging to firms including Neri & Hu, Archi-Union Architects and David Chipperfield Architects. Marc Goodwin has visited studios in numerous countries, as part of his ongoing project to reveal the workplaces of all of the world’s big-name architects. Following series in Paris, London, Beijing and

The post 14 Shanghai architecture studios photographed by Marc Goodwin appeared first on Dezeen.

Aluminium strips curve through Mexico City building by Belzberg Architects

December 29, 2017 Bridget Cogley 0

California firm Belzberg Architects has wrapped vertical aluminium strips around the outside of an office building in Mexico City, which continue inside to form various nooks and private areas. Measuring 43,852 square feet (4,074 square metres), the glass-covered building spans six storeys and includes a rooftop patio and underground parking. It was created for the

The post Aluminium strips curve through Mexico City building by Belzberg Architects appeared first on Dezeen.

Vans headquarters by Rapt Studio nods to California street culture

December 21, 2017 Bridget Cogley 0

Employees of streetwear brand Vans can skateboard around the company’s new Southern California headquarters by US design agency Rapt Studio. The Vans office, which also includes a skate “board room” lined with iconic wooden skateboard, was designed to pay homage to the brand’s local roots. Paul and James Van Doren, Gordon C Lee, and Serge

The post Vans headquarters by Rapt Studio nods to California street culture appeared first on Dezeen.

SelgasCano adds roof extension with pools and plants to Second Home offices in London

December 20, 2017 Jessica Mairs 0

Spanish practice SelgasCano has extended the roof of the Second Home offices in east London, creating five studios with winding desks, and a terrace with a serpentine border of aquatic planting. Madrid-based SelgasCano – run by José Selgas and Lucia Cano – was invited back to extend the offices it designed for the workspace provider Second Home inside a former

The post SelgasCano adds roof extension with pools and plants to Second Home offices in London appeared first on Dezeen.

Kieran Timberlake completes £75 million “crystalline cube” for US Embassy in London

December 18, 2017 India Block 0

Kieran Timberlake has completed work on the US Embassy in London, a glass cube swathed in shimmering sails of plastic that is set on a plinth and surrounded by a moat-like pond on the edge of the River Thames. The Philadelphia-based firm won the competition to design an embassy to embody the “ideals of the American government”

The post Kieran Timberlake completes £75 million “crystalline cube” for US Embassy in London appeared first on Dezeen.

Kieran Timberlake completes £75 million “crystalline cube” for US Embassy in London

December 18, 2017 India Block 0

Kieran Timberlake has completed work on the US Embassy in London, a glass cube swathed in shimmering sails of plastic that is set on a plinth and surrounded by a moat-like pond on the edge of the River Thames. The Philadelphia-based firm won the competition to design an embassy to embody the “ideals of the American government”

The post Kieran Timberlake completes £75 million “crystalline cube” for US Embassy in London appeared first on Dezeen.

Cotignola Staricco Tobler slots white office between warehouses in Montevideo

December 15, 2017 Bridget Cogley 0

Uruguayan architecture firm Cotignola Staricco Tobler has sandwiched an all-white office building between shipping warehouses in the country’s capital, and included two pebbled courtyards on its second level. The building in Montevideo has an entirely white front facade and large windows, contrasting with the surrounding residential and industrial buildings. It was constructed for import business Prinzi

The post Cotignola Staricco Tobler slots white office between warehouses in Montevideo appeared first on Dezeen.

Patricia Urquiola renovates Cassina headquarters in Italy

December 14, 2017 Gunseli Yalcinkaya 0

Designer Patricia Urquiola has overhauled Cassina’s 1940s headquarters in Meda, northern Italy, to include a wall of plants and a cylindrical meeting space encased in metal panelling. Urquiola, who was appointed the brand’s art director in 2015, refreshed the old production facility to commemorate Cassina’s 90th anniversary. The headquarters are located in Italy’s Brianza area. It was originally

The post Patricia Urquiola renovates Cassina headquarters in Italy appeared first on Dezeen.

Watch Dezeen and Haworth discuss how to create workplaces that foster innovation live from New York

December 7, 2017 Ben Hobson 0

Dezeen and Haworth host a panel discussion exploring the furniture brand’s latest research, which looks at how workplaces can be designed to encourage creativity and innovation. Tune in at 6pm EST to watch the talk live from New York. Dezeen editor Amy Frearson speaks to Beck Johnson and John Scott of Haworth, Annie Lee of Environetics

The post Watch Dezeen and Haworth discuss how to create workplaces that foster innovation live from New York appeared first on Dezeen.

Workplaces must include spaces for work and rest to foster innovation, finds Haworth

December 7, 2017 Ali Morris 0

Studies of how the brain works show that offices can only facilitate creative thinking if they offer spaces for both focused work and restorative activities, says furniture brand Haworth. According to Haworth’s research, two very different types of workplace behaviour are needed to foster innovation. One is the more concentrative mode of working, whether alone or

The post Workplaces must include spaces for work and rest to foster innovation, finds Haworth appeared first on Dezeen.

Atelier Barda combines foliage with bespoke furniture at fashion brand offices

December 6, 2017 Bridget Cogley 0

Canadian firm Atelier Barda has designed an ultra-contemporary office inside a Montreal warehouse, filled with dozens of plants and custom-made furniture pieces. The project was completed for Ssense, an online fashion brand that sells designer labels, along with managing a fashion blog. The company’s new headquarters is located in an industrial building that formerly produced

The post Atelier Barda combines foliage with bespoke furniture at fashion brand offices appeared first on Dezeen.

Piercy & Company suspends steel staircase in new atrium of Savile Row office

December 5, 2017 India Block 0

British practice Piercy & Company has cut an atrium through a three-storey office building in London’s Mayfair and suspended a white steel staircase in the void. Savile Row, the Mayfair street renowned for being the home of bespoke tailoring, has been the home of Derwent London for 17 years. The property company commissioned London architects Piercy & Company to refurbish

The post Piercy & Company suspends steel staircase in new atrium of Savile Row office appeared first on Dezeen.

Herzog & de Meuron wins contest for Swiss bank on the shore of Lake Geneva

December 4, 2017 Jessica Mairs 0

Herzog & de Meuron has unveiled its designs for the new headquarters of Swiss wealth management service and private bank Lombard Odier, which will overlook Lake Geneva.  The building by Jacques Herzog and Pierre de Meuron’s Basel-based firm will provide workspaces for 2,600 people, as well as a 600-seat auditorium and a staff canteen. This will bring together some

The post Herzog & de Meuron wins contest for Swiss bank on the shore of Lake Geneva appeared first on Dezeen.

Herzog & de Meuron wins contest for Swiss bank on the shore of Lake Geneva

December 4, 2017 Jessica Mairs 0

Herzog & de Meuron has unveiled its designs for the new headquarters of Swiss wealth management service and private bank Lombard Odier, which will overlook Lake Geneva.  The building by Jacques Herzog and Pierre de Meuron’s Basel-based firm will provide workspaces for 2,600 people, as well as a 600-seat auditorium and a staff canteen. This will bring together some

The post Herzog & de Meuron wins contest for Swiss bank on the shore of Lake Geneva appeared first on Dezeen.