On the impressive first floor Fosbury & Sons founders Stijn Geeraets and Maarten Van Gool have launched a new and high-quality way of working, ‘the renaissance of work’, focussing on the needs of today’s generation. Fosbury & Sons is an inspiring and professional workplace where entrepreneurs, digital nomads and larger companies come together and benefit from all kinds of additional services.
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Blurring the lines between workplace and habitat, the headquarters is on track to become the largest Living Building Challenge Petal-Certified project in the world. The design aspires to be a fully independent, regenerative ecosystem that sets a bar for a more dynamic and robust interpretation of sustainability.
A+I conducted a 3-month workplace strategy exercise which informed and optimized the architectural designs. The goal was to create an environment in which creativity, comfort, and collegiality could coexist, while allowing employees to effortlessly pivot between individual and collaborative work modes.
Interaction explored the needs of the individuals and created a multitude of flexible work settings to enable people to work the way they want. This included creating spaces such as the ice cave, ski lodge, and ‘high-tech’ room which can all be used to have informal meetings, socialise, or simply relax.
Tech company Quobis has designed their new offices, located in Pontevedra, Spain. An old farm that now resembles a greenhouse full of windows and light. We have an open space with 40 positions. This area includes a phone box for unexpected calls to our mobiles devices and a stage that we use to invite local artists.
We place extended real interior and exterior waterscapes on both sides of the entrance, expecting to create a sense of “returning to the nature” in hustling metropolis. In spatial facade design, the fine and smooth water ripples in the wall made of white jade echo ripple textures formed by changed parts in upper horizontal lines.
The spatial layout majorly has a central core with all the closed spaces with the workstations enveloping the core in an L shaped profile, with the reading lounge and leadership area in the point of conjunction of the arms being an open office, the hierarchy is reflected in design elements. The ceiling and flooring changes rhythmically in the open office to demarcate the different spaces and hierarchy.
The aim of the project was to create an inspiring platform with an open and communicative space in order for WFP to host a vast diversity of projects and initiatives. The open space concept balances the requirements of the projects as well as the needs of the people for more spaces and spots designed for work in concentration and silence.
Bruzkus Batek architects have designed and conceptualised a multi-use “fashion hub” at the site, including a modern, fully featured canteen and terrace onto the interior courtyard. The space-efficient design of the wooden framed seating units with OSB surfaces, blends inviting warmth with the austere, industrial design of the host building in a truly exciting way.
Employee well-being is an important business objective for PwC Switzerland and at the company’s Basel office the goal became a key priority when commissioning new office interiors. The office, which was created by the award-winning Swiss architecture and design studio Evolution Design and completed in July 2016, has been specifically designed with employee well-being in mind.