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Who doesn't want a pool table, reclining chairs, plenty of greenery, and even a slide at work? That's what employees at Google's EMEA Engineering in Zurich asked for when they were encouraged to voice their emotional and practical needs in a design-led
 
Who doesn't want a pool table, reclining chairs, plenty of greenery, and even a slide at work? That's what employees at Google's EMEA Engineering in Zurich asked for when they were encouraged to voice their emotional and practical needs in a design-led survey on how best to transform a local brewery into 12,000 square meters of office space. Collectively, the 800 staff members were willing to sacrifice their personal office space for larger, more colorful collaborative space - and the result is a zany mishmash of funky pods and thematic rooms that receive loads of daylight. Lest you think the Zooglers doodle all day surrounded by so many potential distractions, it turns out that instead this adaptive re-use project by Camenzind Evolution promotes serious creativity and innovation.

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  1. caeman September 27, 2011 at 9:06 am

    I love the creativity, very cool.

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