KNS Architects have been shortlisted for the International Hotel and Property Awards 2013 with DBM Headquarters…

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KNS Architects have been shortlisted for the Office Interior Category.

The interior of the DBM Headquarters draws inspiration from angular forms and folding panels which flow through the entire office creating an interesting three dimensional effect. These are inspired from the fold of paper which manifests them as spatial origami. The design also exploits certain elements core to the Company dealing in construction activities. Concrete has been used in the form of wall panelling and interlocking horizontal and vertical bands of pinewood used as highlights for the partition treatments.

The office space has a non orthogonal boundary. To minimize the negative spaces arising out of such a plan, the planning grid was rotated at an optimum angle. The workstations are placed along the glass façade of the building to receive maximum daylight. These are treated as a flexible compound for employee interaction with modular furniture that can be arranged to various permutations. The Company Colour- RED is infused in translucent acrylic partitions in the work stations to energize the atmosphere.

The Office is designed as a transparent work space with a lot of glass being used. At the same time horizontal wooden fins are introduced, following the same pattern of the partitions in front of the glass to provide privacy.

The Conference room offers view of, cold play of steel members of the building structure. Hence a fluid form in the wall panel has been created to balance the harshness of the members with the subtle fluid form.

 

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