Selgas Cano’s woodland glazed office in Madrid
Spanish architecture firm Selgas Cano works from a stunning glazed office immersed in a Madrid’s forest. Its streamlined design features a window that extends all-along allowing workers on their desks to spot wildlife pass by and watching the seasons change.
Nothing’s cardboard office in Amsterdam
Dutch designer Joost van Bleiswijk and design director Alrik Koudenburg created a striking office for Amsterdam-based agency Nothing entirely from cardboard. Using ‘no glue, no screw’, this cool idea gives good use to a cheap throwaway material and it costs next to nothing.
Google’s playful office in Zurich
Camenzind Evolution transformed a local brewery in Zurich into a colorful, collaborative office for Google’s EMEA Engineering in Zurich. Filled with pool tables, loungers and slides, this funky interactive space inspires cutting-edge creativity and innovation.
The Cuningham Group’s LEED Gold office in Culver City
The Cuningham Group worked with REThink Development to designed their green, LEED Gold certified-office in Culver City. Featuring sustainable technologies, natural light and ventilation, shipping containers turned offices and luscious indoor gardens, this former MGM studio warehouse promotes hands-on sustainability and food farming.
Macquarie Bank’s energy-efficient office in Sydney
California-based Clive Wilkinson Architects (CWA) redesigned the Macquarie Bank’s headquarters in Sydney, Australia and reduced its energy consumption by a whopping 50%. Designed as a new collaborative workplace, the ten-story light filled atrium features 26 tiny ‘meeting pods” that allow good communication between themselves and the whole space.
Except’s crystal forest office
Worldwide sustainability cooperative Except has turned an abandoned shipyard into a green, energy-neutral office in Amsterdam. Filled with lush, modular, hydroponic modules that produce food indoors, this ‘Crystal Forest’ space flourishes thanks to chlorine-free rainwater.
I don't know if I would want to work in an office like that last picture as it reminds me of what it would be like to work in a greenhouse; lots of bugs flying around.