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Google Madrid HQ / Jump Studios

  • 01:00 - 28 November, 2013
Google Madrid HQ / Jump Studios
Google Madrid HQ / Jump Studios, © Daniel Malhão
© Daniel Malhão

© Daniel Malhão © Daniel Malhão © Daniel Malhão © Daniel Malhão + 82

  • Architects

  • Location

    Plaza de Carlos Trias Bertrán, 6, 28020 Madrid, Madrid, Spain
  • Managing Director

    Simon Jordan
  • Creative Director

    Shaun Fernandes
  • Project Architect / Lisbon Office Head

    Laszlo Varga
  • Project Year

    2013
  • Photographs

  • Engineering / Architect of Record

    Deerns Spain
  • Project Director

    Juan Escabias
  • Managing Director

    Pablo Sainz de Baranda
  • Project Manager

    Glenn Welland
  • Local Architect

    Josefina Aldasoro
  • Project Management

    Artelia Spain
  • Assistant Project Manager

    Paloma Guinea Merlot
  • Sustainability

    Indra Spain
  • LEED consultant

    Daniel Martín Hernández
  • Contractor

    Construcía
  • Site Manager

    Luis Antonio Velasco
  • Client

    Google
  • Project Executive

    Christian Hurzeler
  • Facility Manager

    Eva Jung
  • Design Start

    2012
  • Construction Finish

    2013
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© Daniel Malhão
© Daniel Malhão

Text description provided by the architects. The extensive fit out and refurbishment of Google’s Madrid HQ sets new standards in office interior design on the Iberian peninsula.

© Daniel Malhão
© Daniel Malhão

Jump Studios, a London based architecture practice with a recently launched satellite office in Lisbon, has completed Google’s new Madrid office using advanced materials to deliver a highly sustainable and inspiring new workplace for the company’s Iberian operations.

© Daniel Malhão
© Daniel Malhão

Jump Studios is currently shortlisted for the BD Architect of the Year 2013 Award in the Interior Architecture category for a range of projects including Google Madrid.

© Daniel Malhão
© Daniel Malhão

OVERVIEW

The Google Madrid project comprises the fit out of two floors in one of Madrid’s most prestigious high-rise buildings – Torre Picasso.

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Level 26


Working with the concept of a timber arched core element - a reference to the spatial and material qualities of traditional Spanish architecture – the scheme has greatly improved the efficiency of the floorplate and created a highly characteristic ambience that is relaxed and sophisticated at the same time.

© Daniel Malhão
© Daniel Malhão


The office spaces now boast a higher degree of flexibility and functionality, which fulfil the aspirations of the client who wanted a unique and friendly workplace with local character. Now an approachable and usable space with a strong identity, productivity has greatly increased.

© Daniel Malhão
© Daniel Malhão

PROJECT DETAILS

The lower of the two adjacent levels occupied by the client houses the main reception, lecture theatre, canteen and a multi-functional area with fully equipped kitchen catering for the entire office.

© Daniel Malhão
© Daniel Malhão

On the upper level can be found the bulk of the office space as well as more extensive breakout spaces with room for games, additional informal presentation areas, shower facilities, a massage room and hammock area.

© Daniel Malhão
© Daniel Malhão

The overall layout and arrangement of particular spaces and elements has been carefully considered and developed to suit the working style of the company in general while meeting the more exact needs and requirements of the local workforce.

© Daniel Malhão
© Daniel Malhão

The very specific acoustic requirements of the project for both the meeting rooms and the individual video conferencing cabins necessitated the careful selection of subcontractors and the very close co-ordination of all the teams involved to provide both robust and aesthetically pleasing solutions and details. The use of sustainable materials contributed to the project’s LEED Gold rating.

© Daniel Malhão
© Daniel Malhão

PROJECT DELIVERY & SUSTAINABILITY

The project was delivered in five separate phases, which allowed the offices to remain open throughout. It involved a high level of co-ordination and collaboration between the architectural, engineering and contracting teams – Jump Studios, Deerns and Construcía with strong project management from Artelia Spain.

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Location to be used only as a reference. It could indicate city/country but not exact address. Cite: "Google Madrid HQ / Jump Studios" 28 Nov 2013. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/452366/google-madrid-hq-jump-studios/> ISSN 0719-8884