May 31, 2017

On Top of the World

Global powers in media and technology get new headquarters.

1. Firm: Prism Design Consulting Shanghai Co.

Project: Unbot.

Site: Shanghai.

Standout: Heads-down work meets feet-up relaxation at this information technology company, as concrete bench desking wends its way beneath a mezzanine’s rope netting.

Canvas Worldwide by Architecture + Information. Photography by Michael Wells.

2. Firm:
Architecture + Information.

Project: Canvas Worldwide.

Site: Los Angeles.

Standout: Dichroic film, covering the glass enclosures of a caf&‌eacute;and meeting rooms, gives prismatic allure to a marketing communication agency’s industrial-inspired overall aesthetic.

Digital media company by Olson Kundig. Photography by Nicholas Calcott.

3. Firm:
Olson Kundig.

Project: Digital media company.

Site: New York.

Standout: A plant-filled break room, styled as a conservatory, brings a breath of fresh air to an ultra-urban palette of blackened steel, white paint, and charcoal-gray furnishings. by NBBJ. Photography by Sean Airhart.

4. Firm:


Site: Seattle.

Standout: To humanize a 3 million-square-foot mega-complex, quirks include dividers made with rollers like those used on the conveyor belts at the company’s distribution centers.

Saatchi & Saatchi Group by Jump Studios – A Populous Company. Photography by Gareth Gardner.

5. Firm:
Jump Studios – A Populus Company.

Project: Saatchi & Saatchi Group.

Site: London.

Standout: The reception desk transitions into a coffee bar for the cafe, where lattes can be consumed while swinging in Nanna and JØrgen Ditzel’s rattan seats.

Adobe Systems Incorporated by Gensler. Photogrpahy by Emily Hagopian.

6. Firm:

Project: Adobe Systens Incorporated.

Site: San Jose, California.

Standout: Referencing the vectors of the company’s Illustrator software, linearity pervades the office, from the LED fixtures to the cedar-slatted rooftop pergola.

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