Tag: offices

Feb 18, 2014

This 1,100 ft long Office Desk Seats All 125 Employees

This 1,100 ft long Office Desk Seats All 125 Employees

The Barbarian Group Office, New York City Designed by Clive Wilkinson Architects | Photograph by Michael Moran The Barbarian Group is an award-winning advertising agency in New York City. After 8 years at their previous office space, the team grew tired of the countless offices, meeting rooms and ‘scheduled collaborations’. They set their…

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Jun 13, 2013

Inside Facebook’s Data Center Near the Arctic Circle

Inside Facebook’s Data Center Near the Arctic Circle

On the edge of the Arctic Circle, where the River Lule meets the Gulf of Bothnia, lies Facebook’s newest data center in Luleå, Sweden. Launched earlier this week, the center is now handling live traffic from around the world. Facebook claims Luleå is likely to be one of the most efficient and sustainable data…

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May 2, 2013

The Data Center Inside a Cold War Nuclear Bunker

The Data Center Inside a Cold War Nuclear Bunker

Located in central Stockholm is the headquarters of Bahnhof, a Swedish Internet Service Provider and host with one of the coolest data centers on the planet. It gained notoriety a few years back as the former home of Wikileaks. Named Pionen White Mountains, it is located 30 meters (100 ft) under the granite rocks…

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Mar 7, 2013

Google’s Eclectic Tel Aviv Office Space [30 pics]

Google’s Eclectic Tel Aviv Office Space [30 pics]

At the end of December 2012, Google Israel unveiled their brand new office space in Tel Aviv for their growing team of engineers, marketers and sales people. Designed by Swiss firm Camenzind Evolution, the sprawling office comprises of 8,000 sq. meters (86,111 sq. ft) over eight floors in the prestigious Electra Tower, offering breathtaking…

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Feb 6, 2013

Skype’s Palo Alto Headquarters [20 pics]

Skype’s Palo Alto Headquarters [20 pics]

Created by architecture and interior design firm Blitz, Skype’s North American headquarters in Palo Alto, California, is a functional yet creative workplace designed to encourage interaction and spontaneity, as well as their specific acoustic requirements in support of their extensive use of audio visuals. The project achieved LEED Silver certification and Blitz delivered on…

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Dec 1, 2012

Inside Amazon’s ‘Chaotic Storage’ Warehouses

Inside Amazon’s ‘Chaotic Storage’ Warehouses

As the world’s largest online retailer, Amazon needs somewhere to put all of those products. The solution? Giant warehouses. Eighty to be exact. Strategically located near key shipping hubs around the world. The warehouses themselves are massive, with some over 1.2 million square feet in size (111,484 sq m). And at the heart of…

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Nov 15, 2012

Red Bull Amsterdam’s ‘Shipping Yard’ Office [25 pics]

Red Bull Amsterdam’s ‘Shipping Yard’ Office [25 pics]

Selected over two other firms, Sid Lee Architecture was hired to create Red Bull Amsterdam’s new headquarters. Red Bull wanted a headquarters that would capture the ‘true spirit’ of the brand. The chosen location was a former shipping yard (complete with a docked submarine) in the North side of Amsterdam’s port area. Duality is…

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