Minimal – and a little ‘alienating, it must be said – the architecture of this “Thin Office” created by the “Studio Sklim of Singapore. Built in a postwar building at Jalan Besar, renovated and refurbished, is a triumph of white lines and spartan. Diffuse light from above and an atmosphere reminiscent of some science fiction of the ’60s and ’70s. Read the rest of this entry »
Enabling new office floor has its origins in a private competition in which, without a defined physical space nor the required final surface, it should develop an intervention strategy open plan capable of taking a number of key concepts consultant for TIRONI | Partners such as sustainability, horizontal and interaction.
The generic assignment forced in this way to avoid the peculiarities and develop a formal reflection not only on the inputs given by the contest, but the scale of the project own open plan type. In this sense, the abstract place should incorporate the notion of core services, perimeter glazing, variable orientation, control of light and heat, the logistics of movement, part and total. Read the rest of this entry »
The office project was designed for a company that develops shopping centers. The initial concept was based on the idea of creating functional spaces of modern character. The design intent was to create through language and environment, an architecture that is out to the institutional basis of the assumption of office as a second home where he lives most of the time.
Mixture was handled natural materials like marble and wood, in contrast with colored tempered glass, stainless steel and iron, generating balanced compositions of color and texture, both a combination of modern and warm.
Elevators in the lobby of the contrast between the marble and white steel plates black patina create an effect somewhat contradictory. This access leads to the reception hall which changes to an elegant and warm tones through enlightenment. For this area was used Rosso Levanto Italian marble, wood trimmings and a black glass parrot that floats showing a liquid crystal display that appears and disappears temporarily.
From this zone enter the corridor connecting to other areas that make up the set in which managing different levels with different materials that conceal indirect lighting.
In the boardroom were handled the same materials and panels with direct and indirect light through the plates of onyx.
Finally it is noteworthy that these offices have no common space: a lounge bar which provides an opportunity for informal talks and meetings in which a metal rod included with marble slabs.