Beneath the dragon’s skin
The new showpiece unveiled by Swatch is not a watch, but office architecture at its finest. To create the reptilian curves of the new Swatch headquarters in Biel, star architect Shigeru Ban has built one of the world’s largest timber-framed constructions.
Michael Bloomberg has launched a bid to dislodge Donald Trump from the White House. But that’s not all. Ever since the construction of his European headquarters, Bloomberg has taken to calling himself the “world’s most ecological developer”.
Internet giant Google wants to do more than provide the right answers every time on the digital front. With the construction of the new headquarters in Silicon Valley, it wants to supply the solution to every workplace problem. Specifically, it aims to revolutionize working environments completely!
Project applications were submitted by 28 architecture firms around the globe. Designs for the new European Commission office complex were examined, and the winner has been chosen. It is a consortium of five companies from across Europe – with a fascinating concept.
Axel Springer: new headquarters as a statement
Berlin has a new landmark: the new Axel Springer building. The avant-garde complex isn’t just an urban statement, it also stands for the future of working in the digital world.