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8 Architecture Offices That Will Make You Green With Envy

Posted By Bridgette Meinhold On June 21, 2012 @ 11:00 am In Architecture,carousel showcase,gallery,Sustainable Building | No Comments

Favorite Architecture Offices, architects office, architecture office, eco office, green office, Daiken Met Architects

Stacked Shipping Container Office by Daiken-Met Architects [7]

Daiken-Met [8] 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 [7] can be moved in the future if necessary and provides space for an apartment on the top floor.

Favorite Architecture Offices, architects office, architecture office, eco office, green office, HASSELL

Renovated Bread Factory Office by HASSELL Brisbane [9]

HASSELL’s Brisbane office [9] 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 [10] sustainable skills by incorporating daylighting, natural ventilation, rainwater harvesting, and recycling.

Favorite Architecture Offices, architects office, architecture office, eco office, green office, Mansaram

Bamboo Symphony Office by Mansaram Architects [11]

Located in Bangalore, India, the open-air Bamboo Symphony office [11] is a superb example of working with natural materials like bamboo. Home to Mansaram Architects [12], the office makes use of natural light, rainwater harvesting, thermal mass and natural ventilation.

Favorite Architecture Offices, architects office, architecture office, eco office, green office, ElevenTH

Route 66 Gas Station Office Conversion by ElevenTH [4]

Tulsa, Oklahoma architecture firm, ElevenTH [13] bought up a historic Route 66 gas station [4] 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.

Favorite Architecture Offices, architects office, architecture office, eco office, green office, FFKR Architects

Historic Warehouse Office by FFKR Architects [3]

FFKR Architects [14] converted the historic 1904 Bogue Building [3] in Salt Lake City into their stunning offices. Not only did they restore and update the space, but they added 68.2 kW solar photovoltaic system, xeriscaped landscaping and received a LEED Silver certification for existing buildings.

Favorite Architecture Offices, architects office, architecture office, eco office, green office, Airstream Architecture Studio

Mobile Airstream Landscape Architecture Office by XS Land [6]

Landscape architects spend a lot of time on site ensuring that their design is going as planned and Andreas Stavropoulos who runs XS LAND [15] needed an office that could travel with him. He renovated a 1959 Airstream trailer into his own mobile office [6], which makes use of cork flooring, recycled materials, custom cabinetry, and more.

Favorite Architecture Offices, architects office, architecture office, eco office, green office, Belzberg Architects

20th Street Offices by Belzberg Architects [16]

Santa Monica-based Belzberg Architects [17] designed their 20th Street Offices [16] with sustainability in mind and achieved LEED Gold certification. The striking modern building features a green roof, a photovoltaic system, energy efficiency strategies, green materials, rainwater collection and much more.

Favorite Architecture Offices, architects office, architecture office, eco office, green office, Intexture

Eco Home & Architecture Office by Intexture [5]

Houston architects Russell and Rame Hruska, owners of Intexure [18], wanted to keep their work close to home, so they built a live/work building [5] with an apartment upstairs and their studio on the ground floor. Passive solar design was combined with butterfly, rainwater-collecting roof, daylighting, energy efficiency strategies and sustainable materials to create a simple and modern space for life.


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[3] renovated warehouses: http://inhabitat.com/historic-bogue-warehouse-transformed-into-outstanding-solar-powered-offices-in-salt-lake-city/

[4] gas stations: http://inhabitat.com/tulsa-architecture-firm-turns-route-66-gas-station-into-their-office/

[5] live/work: http://inhabitat.com/houston-architecture-office-doubles-as-beautiful-eco-home/

[6] mobile studio: http://inhabitat.com/original-1959-airstream-restored-into-architects-fantastic-mobile-studio/

[7] Stacked Shipping Container Office by Daiken-Met Architects: http://inhabitat.com/sugoroku-office-is-a-temporary-playful-stack-of-shipping-containers-in-japan/

[8] Daiken-Met: http://netmet.jp/

[9] Renovated Bread Factory Office by HASSELL Brisbane: http://inhabitat.com/hassell-transforms-a-brisbane-bread-factory-into-a-hip-architecture-studio/

[10] HASSELL’s: http://www.hassellstudio.com/

[11] Bamboo Symphony Office by Mansaram Architects: http://inhabitat.com/bamboo-symphony-promotes-natural-building-materials-replaces-steel-with-bamboo/

[12] Mansaram Architects: http://www.manasaramarchitects.com/home.html

[13] ElevenTH: http://www.oneoneth.com/

[14] FFKR Architects: http://ffkr.com/#home

[15] XS LAND: http://www.xs-land.com/

[16] 20th Street Offices by Belzberg Architects: http://inhabitat.com/solar-powered-20th-street-offices-show-off-brilliant-sustainable-design-in-santa-monica/

[17] Belzberg Architects: http://www.belzbergarchitects.com/

[18] Intexure: http://www.intexure.com/portfolio/residential/live-work-studio.html

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