Daiken-Met was having trouble finding office space to lease, so they decided to build their own temporary office out of stacked shipping containers on a leased plot of land. Located in Gifu, Japan, the Sugoroku Office can be moved in the future if necessary and provides space for an apartment on the top floor.
HASSELL’s Brisbane office is on the rise—literally—with studios located in a former bread factory. The adaptive reuse project celebrates the history of the building and shows off HASSELL’s sustainable skills by incorporating daylighting, natural ventilation, rainwater harvesting, and recycling.
Located in Bangalore, India, the open-air Bamboo Symphony office is a superb example of working with natural materials like bamboo. Home to Mansaram Architects, the office makes use of natural light, rainwater harvesting, thermal mass and natural ventilation.
Tulsa, Oklahoma architecture firm, ElevenTH bought up a historic Route 66 gas station and converted it into their small, quaint offices. The original outdoor awning provides shade for a new lawn and the interior features reclaimed light fixtures, salvaged cedar planks and a vintage feel.