Posts tagged as 'offices'

Tue 1.3.

‘The Orange Cube’ by Jakob + MacFarlane (FR)

Posted by Nora Schmidt on 01.03.2011 - Tagged as: , , ,

'The Orange Cube' by Jakob + MacFarlane, photo by Nicolas Borel photographer

The Paris based practice Jakob + MacFarlane recently unveiled this new office building in Lyon. ‘The Orange Cube’ is part of a comprehensive urban planning project for the old harbor zone. The 5-storeyed complex consists of a regular concrete framework, cladded with a perforated, patterned facade. A giant hole carved into the simple ortogonal cube responds to the necessities of light, air movement and views.


Thu 24.2.

New Swedbank headquarter to be realised by 3XN (DK)

Posted by Nora Schmidt on 24.02.2011 - Tagged as: , , ,

Swedbank’s New International Headquarters by 3XN

The Danish architectural practice 3XN recently got the commission to design the new headquarter of Swedbank at Sundbyberg Stad near Stockholm. The building is expected to be finished by the end of 2013.


Kiefer technic showroom by Ernst Giselbrecht + Partner, photo by Paul Ott

This new office building of the Austrian metal company Kiefer technic designed by the Graz based practice Ernst Giselbrecht + Partner is characterised by a dynamic façade system of electrically driven folding elements made of perforated aluminium. These façades change continuously each day, each hour showing a new “face” but can also be adapted individually to changing conditions and needs.


LA CITE DES AFFAIRES SAINT-ETIENNE by Manuelle Gautrand Architect, photo by Philippe Ruault

This new office building for several government bodies, including some service and leisure facilities, of the city of St. Etienne was developed by the Paris based practice Manuelle Gautrand Architecture. The structure is a long built ‘continuum’ which stands out due to its large cantilevered parts and giant gates that lead to the spacious courts.


Office Building Audenasa by VAILLO + IRIGARAY, photo by Jose Manuel Cutillas

The Navarra based architectural practice VAILLO + IRIGARAY realised this office building for Audenasa, a Spanish motorway company. The drawn-out complex, built on stilts, is characterised by a finned corten steel facade along the street-facing frontage. The remaining shady facade is made from used care tires behind a metal fence.


'MP09' - Headquarters of Uniopt Pachleitner Group, photo by Gerald Liebminger

‘Black Panther’ – this is how the Graz based GSarchitects call their recently completed project ‘MP09′ – the new headquarters of the jewellery company Uniopt Pachleitner Group.


'Q1' ThyssenKrupp Quartier in Essen / Germany by JSWD Architekten, photo by Christian Richters

The Cologne based practice JSWD Architekten recently unveiled the new office building for the global integrated materials and technology group ThyssenKrupp AG in Essen / Germany. The 54 metres high ‘Q1′ forms with its expressive shape the heart of the new campus.


'PO.LIN.S' by marco acerbis studio

The Bergamo based architect Marco Acerbis has been known for his designs for companies such as Alias, Desalto and Fontana Arte. With this multifunctional building for the Portogruaro Council and Portogruaro Campus (Ca’ Foscari University, Venice) he recently unveiled his newest architectural project. The Polo per l’Innovazione Strategica is certified CasaClima Class A+, it is made of eco sustainable materials and uses only renewable energy fonts like FV solar panels and geothermal power.


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