The designs were heavily influenced by the surrounding terrain. In the stone-themed rooms, the grey walls and floors are wrapped in local stone, which varies in colour, cut and texture. Oak panels in the wood-themed rooms were made of trees harvested from the nearby Graubünden forests.
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The construction and decoration of the commercial office for the security outsourcing company G4S was based on the dynamic of the brand, its character and its close association with technology. Our aim was to highlight the existing strong brand name that promotes the space, products and services through our futuristic design.
“This outer area is converted into a glass atrium protecting from the urban dust,” said Samyn and Partners. “It covers the principal entrance as well as a new lantern-shaped volume incorporating the conference rooms.” The transparent walls that wrap around the new northeast corner of the building comprise a patchwork of 3,750 recycled wooden window frames procured from renovation or demolition sites across Europe.
Special emphasis is given to the construction detail and the identity of the special features of the space (lighting, graphics, etc) that complete the design. The graphics, which were exclusively studied for this particular space, enhance and simultaneously unify aesthetically and dynamically the two spaces, ground floor and loft.