As the trend of co-working spaces around the world is on the rise, Second Home Lisboa hopes to evolve into a venue that focuses on sustainability and sparks conversation and relationships between occupants. With over 1,000 plants and trees organized throughout, Selgascano uses greenery not only as a decorative element, but also to reduce background noise and improve air quality.
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To give the interior design a unique and personal character, we designed several pieces of custom furniture. We used robust and natural materials that enhance the feeling of the African nature and wilderness. Designing the furniture ourselves allowed us to seamlessly connect the design with the architecture.
A polished metal counter and tabletops reflect light throughout the space to create a sense of speed and dynamism. To create intimacy, distinct seating areas were created through the addition of permeable metal meshes and light strips. The partitions lend a degree of privacy, without compromising openness.
Human-Meditation-Nature installation by Vo Trong Nghia Architects at Venice Architecture Biennale, Venice – ItalyJune 1st, 2016
Known for his green-filled architecture, the installation inside the central pavilion visualizes as a small forest of bamboo and plants. Visitors are invited to walk through the structure and in turn, show that architecture is not just about function and beauty, but an approach to connect people with nature.