Modular Box / SPSS Design

  • 10 Jun 2013
  • Pavilion Retail Selected Works
© Ricardo Oliveira

Architects: SPSS Design
Architect In Charge: José Simões
Area: 110 sqm
Year: 2013
Photographs: Ricardo Oliveira

Developed as a prototype, SPSS Modular Box (SBOX) intended to be an openspace for work and showroom for the pieces of furniture produced by SPSS.

© Ricardo Oliveira

Its construction is made with wood and uses translucid policarbonate for termic and acoustic isolation, ensuring also a constant natural lightening.

© Ricardo Oliveira

The SBox is dressed up with a wood skin which helps uniformize its facade and also results as a protection for its skeleton.

© Ricardo Oliveira

SPSS is an 100 year old company, and works with the most prestiged portuguese Architects, as the 2 pritzkers Álvaro Siza Vieira and Eduardo Souto de Moura, among many others.

First Floor Plan

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  • Croco Dile

    One more box !
    So what ?!

  • yachou

    a box plus!

  • CtrlSpace

    Yes, its only a box, but the light and the space in the interior makes the difference. The fact that reuses the containers is awesome. Congrats!

  • Greg Pavell

    Why not slide areas of rain-screen to translucent panels and open with operators to get clear, unobstructed, natural views [strategically framed]?
    All in all…nice box.