Didier Boy de la Tour|Didier Boy de la Tour|Didier Boy de la Tour|Didier Boy de la Tour|Didier Boy de la Tour||Shigeru Ban’s skeletal timber HQ for Swiss media company Tamedia|The glazing drops down to create glass balconies – leaving large voids open to the elements|Each spruce joint is made entirely from wood, with no steel reinforcements|A glass skin makes the timber skeleton visible from the outside|Recessed lighting further highlights the beams’ elegant form||
08 Nov 2013

Shigeru Ban’s timber skeleton for Tamedia, Zurich

Words by Hugh Metcalf

Editor’s picks

Studio Irvine reworks the S 5000 for Thonet into modular retreat for modern-day workspaces

Jon Grant London’s 6-metre hot-desking table is made for both socialising and social distancing

A modern co-working space centred around a village square concept

This design-led collection creates a sanctuary wherever you are

Buckley Gray Yeoman breathe new life into an 80s office building in Clerkenwell

From the Archive: Studio Edwards insert steel-framed pods into warehouse office

Mustafa Afsaroglu of TS-DS studio on the future of homeworking

Style your workspace with these modern rugs

Ste. Marie’s Onni Group HQ prioritises movement and flexibility


Workplace | Design | Architecture