Wilkhahn expands Board

German producer of professional furniture, Wilkhahn Wilkening + Hahne has expanded its Board with Michael Tritschel. Together with Dr. Jochen Hahne, Michael Tritschel now forms the Board of Wilkhahn. Jochen Hahne has been the sole Director at Wilkhahn since the departure of Holger Jahnke in September 2009. Michael Tritschel joined Wilkhahn on 1 April and is responsible for the joint […] Read more

Offices around the world: BASF in Santiago, Chile

Chemical company BASF has an open and flexible corporate office in Santiago, Chile. Designed by Contract Workplaces, the office uses a number of elements to create an office that is useful for many different objectives. The architects commented: “BASF’s corporate headquarters in Santiago de Chile city, occupies two open floors of 1400 m2 each. The […] Read more

World’s greenest commercial building opens today, on Earth Day

Seattle’s Bullitt Center is set to be the world’s greenest commercial building when it officially opens today on Earth Day. The 50,000-square-foot (4,645 square meters) building features a laundry list of green features including composting toilets, rainwater harvesting systems and sustainable materials. Most impressively of all, the building is powered entirely by solar energy – […] Read more

Honeycomb university building aims for 5-star green rating

La Trobe University’s new Institute for Molecular Science in Melbourne, Australia, is a state-of-the-art facility for molecular science, biotechnology and nanotechnology research. Designed by Melbourne-based Lyons Architects, the $97-million project will provide new laboratories, accommodation for over 400 researchers and a 180-seat auditorium for teaching use and public lectures. The building aims to achieve at least a 5-Star […] Read more

Offices around the world: Capital One’s Innovation Lab in the USA

Financial giant Capital One recently revamped their Arlington, Virginia location with the help of OTJ Architects. In order to create a more flexible and collaborative office, the designers created the space to be an Innovation Lab. “Capital One is the latest financial institution to take a laboratory approach to technology development, a strategy used by […] Read more

Steelcase introduces the Divisio side screen

American professional furniture maker Steelcase introduces the Divisio side screen, which works on any worksurface. Divisio allows workers to adapt their space instantly with no tools: they can remove the screen to facilitate collaboration or add it on any work surface to create privacy. Divisio provides a territorial boundary for users, with a height that […] Read more

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