The carefully chosen aesthetic effortlessly adapts to the given architecture, and presents a raw and contemporary backdrop of full height steel containers, neon lights, and metallic details, paired with exposed pillars, stained concrete floors and bare plastered walls.
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DOEN made the design for this company which makes a turn to the new working mode where nobody has their own workplace. We made different “town squares” in the office to centralize the informal spaces and make a link to the squares in a town where people come together around the fountain, the central waterpoint in the town.
Supporting the bold and inspirational identity of The Student Hotel, a graphic – and second – layer was implemented portraying club-scene and street-art murals instead of traditional paintings. Also old illustrations from study books, graphic blow-ups and unexpected color statements were directly composed onto the walls offering a colorful contrast with the coarse concrete frames of the building.
Now at the halfway point of the six month long World Expo in Milan, in which 145 countries are participating in a concentration of national spectacle surrounding the theme of \”feeding the planet,\” Rotterdam\’s Nieuwe Instituut (HNI) — the centre for architecture in the Netherlands—is exhibiting an altogether more reflective display of national civic pride.