The two meeting rooms are strategically located next to the reception lobby and pantry, bridging the internal and external zones. The big and small pair is separated by a operable partition and can be joined into a bigger conference room, maximizing the flexibility of front of house area which is very important for the client.
The openness of the internal office is rarely seen in the Guomao district, for it is one of the highest rental district in China. The efficiency is being achieved through thorough understanding of the client’s functional need and the limitation and possibility of the base-building.
Corridor runs on both sides of the workplace from end to end, ensuring ease of circulation, and joining the workplace with the activity hub around the pantry area, and the quiet study. Along the windows, the corridor and the coves in between columns form a series of pleasant break out spaces, accessible by all staffs.
To showcase the business nature of the client, and it’s energetic dynamic of the company culture, the designer has tailor-made a feature ceiling above the open workplace inspired by aircraft wings. With the perforated surface, the sound absorbent aluminium ceiling panel reflects the indirect light from the energy saving LED light tube. The result is a dramatic and unique workplace maximising human comfort.
At the far west end of the office behind the concealed timber door, the study room is tucked inside away from all actions. Decorated with traditional phoebe zhennan timber furniture fusion with modern contemporary pieces, staffs can enjoy this room as a break out as well as a cozy meeting room for VIP guests.