AD Round Up: Offices Part III

Studies have shown that your work environment can affect a lot your performance. I don’t think the people working on these offices have this kind of problem. Check the other four after the break.

NORTH / Skylab Architecture NORTH is not an advertising agency. They are a team of designers, writers, creative directors, film, and music makers joined by an expeditionary force landing them in the Pacific Northwest. They asked Skylab Architecture to help them to create a space that was not an office (read more…)

Office building Rijkswaterstaat / Paul de Ruiter The office building of Rijkswaterstaat (RWS) houses offices, a crisis centre, state archives and a 100% guaranteed computer centre which, in case of emergency, can direct all the sluice gates of the province of Zeeland, including the Delta works. Use is made of sustainable building processes, natural materials and energy-saving technology (read more…)

TBWA/Hakuhodo Offices / KDa The finished design for the new T/H office space was a creative adaptive reuse enterprise and a joint venture between TBWA, a global advertising company, and Hakuhodo, Japan’s second-largest advertising agency. Their new office space is located in a rather atypical and unique building: a large, eight-story amusement complex in downtown Tokyo (read more…)

Marchesini Headquarters / LAN Architecture The primary intention of the programme is to explore the relationship between the building and its surroundings and between the building users and the landscape. One of the main design concerns was the building’s environmental adaptation and appropriation. The site slopes down three metres towards the west, offering attractive views over the neighboring hills (read more…)

Public Records Office Canton Basel-Landschaft / EM2N The Public Records Office is the collective memory of the political, economic and cultural life of a canton. Of central importance is an adequate urban location and appropriate architectural expression. The current location, of the existing building amidst smaller and larger residential buildings cut off from the town centre by the railway line, hardly allows the public character of the institution to be expressed (read more…)

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Cite: Sebastian Jordana. "AD Round Up: Offices Part III" 16 Feb 2010. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884

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