Office 04 in Amsterdam by i29 interior architects

October, 23 2012 10:00

Posted inArchitecture

i29 is an interior design Studio started in 2001 by Jaspar Jansen and Jeroen Dellensen.
Clear spaces with simple details is the leitmotiv of the duo and Office 04 is a perfect example of his approch.
Situated in a building where some structural parts could not be changed new project was a challenge to integrate these elements in the design and become an addition to the whole. i29 searched for solutions to various problems which could be addressed by one grand gesture.
"With Tribal DDB our goal was to create an environment where creative interaction is supported and to achieve as much workplaces as possible in a new structure with flexible desks and a large open space. All of this while maintaining a work environment that stimulates long office hours and concentrated work ".

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At first a material which could be an alternative to the ceiling system, but also to cover and integrate structural parts like a big round staircase. Besides that, acoustics became a very important item, as the open spaces for stimulating creative interaction and optimal usage of space was required.
This led them to the use of fabrics. It is playful, and can make a powerful image on a conceptual level, it is perfect for absorbing sound and therefore it creates privacy in open spaces. And they could use it to cover scars of demolition in an effective way.

photos: i29 l interior architects

 

photos: i29 l interior architects

 

"The design had to reflect an identity that is friendly and playful but also professional and serious. The contradictions within these questions, asked for choices that allow great flexibility in the design".
Tribal DDB Amsterdam is a highly ranked digital marketing agency and part of DDB international, worldwide one of the largest advertising offices. i29 tell a conceptual story about the company, the space and the users of the space.
They deal with specific practical and functional issues and they have to have some autonomous quality as well. "These ‘levels’ are intertwined; one leads you to the other. If you see how smart it serves it purpose practically it leads you to the company. If you see the powerful image that is non-depended, it leads you to the functionality, and round it goes".

 

photos: i29 l interior architects

 

photos: i29 l interior architects

 

photos: i29 l interior architects

 

photos: i29 l interior architects

 

image: i29 l interior architects