Published: Wednesday, April 01, 2009
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Reception Hall with Munich-re logo incorporated in to the design.
Words from the architect
The requirement was for half of the space to be designated as general office space while the other half would be for receiving clients and the executive area. They often hold seminars as a part of their l-promotions and client related work and therefore needed facilities for the "public" activities as well.
Reception Hall with reception desk and cloak cabinets leading towards the entrance.
We began the first phase of designing the image and concept by looking at the Munich Re corporate headquarters in Munich. The premises is located in the old, XIXc building and appears very safe, solid, and secure within the thick walls. However, once inside one is met with a contemporary, light, modern environment heavily relying on technology and full of contemporary artwork everywhere.
Meeting rooms internal glass cladding.
All this gave us a starting point in creating a design, which reflects a solid, safe and well established yet at the same time as progressive, contemporary company prepared to embrace the challenges of the future.
Materials used were: concrete stucco, granite, light beech wood, aluminum sheet, cast aluminum and glass (including LC glass (transparency is controlled electronically).
VC room protruding to the other side.
The place is divided in to three main areas:
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