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.
Millennials want more than just a paycheck. Today’s employees want a work environment that’s healthy, fun, inspiring, comfortable, natural... in short, one where they feel good. Pavel Mrázek, the founder and CEO of the interior design company Hezkey, describes the latest in office trends for the #Morethanoffice portal.
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.
Ergonomics-focused offices. A virtual reception and an end to those little plastic cards. A pleasant atmosphere to lure in new employees. Offices where you’ll be happier to work than at home or in a cafe. These are some of the main trends that will be reflected in the designs of new working spaces this year. Ten people from a variety of fields spoke with us about their “office visions for 2018.”
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.