Posts tagged 'green'

Climate change means green offices need to become the norm

Sustainability is at last making a welcome return to the workplace agenda, but let’s not forget that there’s more to energy efficiency than wind turbines


Eat Play Work: La Cantine is a new breed of workplace in the Paris suburbs

In Pantin, a commune in the north-eastern suburbs of Paris, there sits a robust industrial structure. Originally built in the 1930s, this former grain warehouse had


Media-TIC building by Cloud 9

Cloud 9 turned to digital design to create a high-tech flagship building in Barcelona’s technological district Sustainable architecture tends to come in two guises. The

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EDF Energy’s London HQ by BDGworkfutures

Graphic branding takes centre stage at energy giant EDF’s ultra-green new office space “The interior was about living and breathing their green ideals,” says Vyshali


Greening existing buildings

Ken Giannini, the newly appointed Interior Design Director for Scott Brownrigg, discusses the ins and outs of bringing existing office stock up to current standards


Lost in the forest

“Bringing the outside in” was at the heart of the aptly named Leafy Shade, a newly renovated office building in Shanghai that offers an enchanted


Hidden beauty

The office of The Marble & Granite Centre, situated between the lake and the canal in the green belt of Rickmansworth, north-west of London, is


Fold here

Melbourne’s laneways hold a treasure trove of hidden gems and unexpected surprises. In between the main roads of the city grid lies a network of


Virgin on the ridiculous

Slash has defaced Debbie Harry. Every thirtysomething male’s first crush is now sporting a daft moustache and beard because the hairy one from Guns N’

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Into the Blue

There are a few things I want and expect from the offices of a commercial property development firm whose business runs into the gazillions. I



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