Take a look at winners of the 4th year of the competition called "Zasedačka roku" (Meeting Room of the Year 2017) and managed by CBRE. More than 90 companies take part in the "tournament" and their offices were judged by a professional jury and by voting of people as well. "This year’s winners of all categories are such inspirations for other businesses not only in terms of the representational nature of their premises, but also in their ability to speak beyond the doors of their office," said Eva Jiřičná (AI-Design), probably the best living architect from the Czech Republic and the head of jury.
The architecture of India. This is not “just” the great Taj Mahal, breathtaking Hindu temples, gorgeous palaces or other ancient monuments. Today modern India can boast high tech buildings that are often main offices of the world’s leading companies as well. Colourful Adobe headquarters, fish-shaped office building of National Fisheries Development Board or amazing extraterrestrial Egg Building in Mumbai by James Law Cybertecture. Let’s have a look at TOP 9 the most beautiful office buildings in India in the following video by Top List Provider.
The administrative building located between St Paul’s Cathedral and the Bank of England in London is quite likely Europe’s most environmentally friendly administrative building. The newly completed European headquarters for the FinTech and data company Bloomberg was given a rating of Outstanding (98.5% out of a maximum of 100%) by the BREEAM assessors, who rank projects on their environmental, social, and economic sustainability. The building is designed to use 73% less water and 35% less energy than a standard office building. For example, the ceiling panels are covered in 500,000 energy-saving LEDs. “We believe that environmentally friendly practices are as good for business as they are for the planet,” said Bloomberg’s founder Michael Bloomberg.
Apple has new campus headquarters – huge, cir cular, four-storied headquarters resembling a spaceship. Is the building really from another planet or is Apple once again br eaking away from the mainstream and setting new trends?
The firm founded in 2001 boasts on its website that it “dresses buildings from the inside.” Modern offices designed by U1 have already housed around 30,000 employees, including hundreds of employees of the IBM affiliate in the CR and the new research center AVG Technologies. U1 also designs its own office furniture line called Only1 and its other divisions specialize in interior lighting. This year the firm, which is located in Brno, opened its showroom in Prague (see photos below). In case of a fire, what is the one thing that Executive Director Jaromír Popek would save? “I would leave everything there, but I would grab the first colleague who did not realize that it was time to look away from the monitor. Things can be replaced, only data must be protected since they do not have legs to run!”