Berlinâ€™s Hotel Zoo to Reopen
Photos via Dezeen “We realized the only way to revive the project was to take this problem as an opportunity, rather than an obstacle,” Taghaboni continues, referring to the little-defined open interior that was originally part of the home. By treating a sculptural concrete flourish in an “elastic manner,” Next used it to give Kouhsar Villa a “smooth connection between inside and outside.” “Smooth” here is meant in a literal, material sense, but the facade also provides for a small pocket of a balcony that extends right off the master bedroom. Photos via Arch Daily Next Office also designed this 1,400-square-foot home in the north-Tehran neighborhood of Darrous, which has turning boxes on the front of three floors that rotate (employing the same mechanism used to rotate, say, a BMW on a showroom floor) to become open-air terraces.
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Stonebridge Companiesâ€™ Residence Inn by Marriott Denver International Airport Hotel Completes Renovation
offices have open plans, say researchers from Kahler Slater, an experience-design firm based in Milwaukee. Once the domain of creative services, the studio model has trickled into professional services such as real-estate agencies and financial firms. Last year real-estate brokerage firm CBRE adopted a “free address” open plan in its 200-person Los Angeles office, doing away with assigned desks in favor of work “neighborhoods” with couches, “hot” desks (those that are not assigned to a specific employee but can be reserved for mobile workers or whoever may need it) and even treadmill desks. Other white-collar businesses are following suit, mimicking the strategies of technology firms in order to attract and retain young employees. Financial giant Credit Suisse has started converting its European offices to “smart working,” offering a series of touchdown focus and collaboration spaces, work areas styled after cafes–even greenhouses. “Financial firms are losing employees and not able to attract MBAs who are going from school to technology companies, and that’s making these pretty traditional organizations rethink the future,” Dufner says. “They’re looking at what some of those technology firms are doing and asking how they create culture within their workplace and what are those things that attract people. Financial firms are starting to talk about themselves as technology firms their business is really changing, so their space needs to reflect those changes.” In Chicago, Lynch re-created office space for two financial companies: online lender Enova and private equity firm Sterling Partners.
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Built in 1891 as a private residence and converted to a hotel in 1911, the redesign returns to the property to the old-time glamour of 1920s Berlin. The restoration, undertaken by designer Dayna Lee of Los Angeles-based Powerstrip Studio, reveals the original homes brick walls, high ceilings, and large windows. 145 rooms and suites will be individually designed, while dramatic plays of scale will be evident throughout the hotels living room lobby, bar, and restaurant. The crowning rooftop overlooks the city, with the hotels original sign hinting at its cinematic pastfor two decades the hotel played host to an array of guests during the annual Berlin International Film Festival. As one of a handful of buildings that remained untouched during WWII, the team responsible for the redesign is intent on preserving its status.
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