The color red is a brilliant accent to any setting. Its color adds an intriguing and exciting tone even in nature- whereas red roses, geraniums, and petunias bring about the best attention from hummingbirds and butterflies. This color also works miracles in otherwise dull work spaces. Here we show how a simple red office chair can create a stylish space without going over budget.
Sometimes the lighting of an interior is the final phase concept for creating a work place, but these inspirational images will argue that this is where design should begin. The following images show just how well these designers took lighting design to a whole new level.
Well hidden and tucked under a green-roofed, man-made dune, the four-story office building takes advantage of the insulating properties of the earth. Host to over 85,000 employees, this refinery processes over 2,354 barrels of oil per day. Rotterdam-based Group A designed the structure to meet the objectives of the oil producing company, which included “providing a sustainable, safe and healthy working environment for the dedicated staff.” Daylighting, natural solar design and a highly insulated facade are included in the green building strategies for the youngest and largest oil refinery in The Netherlands.
Dutch architecture practice GROUP A has completed ‘BP Rotterdam refinery’, a multi-storied office complex
in europort, the netherlands. partially inserted into the man-made dunes of the site, the design rises out of
the ground with a continuous green roof that merges the building with its surrounding landscape.
The primary challenge for today’s corporate interior designer is to provide adaptability to an ever changing landscape of technology, global culture, and design to meet the needs of those who will inhabit the work space. The following spaces show a specific focus on that fluidity of design and workplace function while maintaining a modern, futuristic look.