The annual eVolo Magazine's award established in 2006 recognizes visionary ideas - projects that through the novel use of technology, materials, programs, aesthetics, and spatial organizations, challenge the way we understand vertical architecture and its relationship with the natural and built environments.
From living green walls to mega complexes like Amazon’s recently opened Spheres imitating rain forest, the green office is believed to further enhance productivity and creativity of city-dwellers inside the office “cage”.
The year 2019 will bring a turning point for the City, a financial district of London. Great Britain will officialy leave the EU after Brexit referendum. But some companies are going in opposite way - leaving the City and moving to continental Europe. The year 2019 will be also a year when a new dominant of the City and the second-tallest building in EU is about to be completed.
Green facades of high-rise buildings will have a capacity to absorb few tons of CO2 annually. They are also an answer to the question, how to spread urban biodiversity without the implication of expanding the city upon the territory. Italian architect Stefano Boeri belongs to pioneers of vertical forests.
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.
Have you ever wondered where the most powerful people carry out their duties? We have looked around and now we bring you a unique opportunity to explore the backstage of the contemporary “kings”. Take a look at a selection of 10 offices where presidents work.