Offices/commercial

BREAKING NEWS: TORD BOONTJE

WAN Editorial

20 Apr 2011

Tord Boontje joins the elite panel of international judges for the WAN Interiors + Design Lighting Awards 2011. Born in Enschede, Netherlands in 1968. Tord first studied industrial design at the Design Academy in Eindhoven (1986 - 1991), and followed this with a Masters from the Royal College of Art in London (1992 - 1994). Studio Tord Boontje was founded in 1996. Tord Boontje lived and worked

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KPMG HEADQUARTERS

Light Bureau

15 Apr 2011

October 2010 marked the final migration for staff of international award winning accountancy firm KPMG to their new headquarters 15 Canada Square, London. The move marks the end of five years planning and development for KPMG and three years intensive work for the design team including London based architectural lighting consultants Light Bureau. The £340m building is now home to over 4000

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EUROPEAN PATENT OFFICE

15 Apr 2011

"Shining a light on patents and innovations" is written on the European Patent Office website. This slogan hits the nail on the head: the light metaphor perfectly elucidates the activities and positioning of the European Patent Office (EPO). Accordingly, the lighting solution created by the light designer Gabriele Allendorf represents the primary design factor for the new administrative

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PRODIGY MSN

SPACE

06 Apr 2011

Prodigy MSN were looking for a new environmentally friendly space for its corporate offices, with opportunities for increased collaboration among employees. SPACE, a sustainable interiors studio, created the 890 m2 open office space taking full advantage of the direct sunlight received through the daytime by incorporating glass walls throughout the office, for natural light to flow openly, thus

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DINZLER HEADQUARTERS

Werkbureau_Architekten

06 Apr 2011

The new building, designed by Werkbureau_Architekten, is situated on the first elevation of the Alps just south of Munich. The building has been designed to protect the Bavarian countryside with an artificial hill and traditional saddle roof house which includes management offices, a seminar room, restaurant, café, exhibition space and a nursery. At the centre of the building is a

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