The new headquarters of OPPO, China’s leading smartphone manufacturer, are due to be completed in Shenzhen by 2025. The futuristic forms of Zaha Hadid Architects’ project, selected in an international design competition, symbolise the Chinese company’s pioneering role in communication technologies.
The Finnish firm, JKMM Architects recently completed K-Kampus, the Kesko headquarters in Helsinki. The architecture occupies a whole city block in the Kalasatama district and serves as a base for some 1800 employees. The building has been granted Green Office environmental certification and an application for BREEAM certification is pending.
The Spheres designed by NBBJ is landmark architecture inspired by nature and forms part of the Amazon headquarters in Seattle, USA. Unlike classic offices, employees here can work and engage directly with nature at the same time thanks to more than 40,000 plants.
Powerhouse Company has designed a model building in terms of health and sustainability for Danone’s new headquarters in Hoofddorp, in the Netherlands. The project is inspired by the company’s vision of the interconnectedness of human health and the environment, summed up in the slogan "One Planet. One Health".
In the industrial district of Lallio, Bergamo, architects Davide Cumini, Pietro Perego and Francesco D’Asero of iarchitects have designed an iconic entrance to the new headquarters of the cosmetics company Gotha Cosmetics.
Matteo Thun and Luca Colombo project reinterprets traditional rural forms of architecture to create the innovative volumes of the new factory and headquarters of the Italian company Davines just outside Parma. The values of sustainability and beauty representing the company’s core business are given architectural form in the new complex, which has been nicknamed “the home of sustainable beauty”.
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