The Google guys? Let there be no doubts about it.. Their headquarters are worthy of an architecture award! And in fact the Google Headquarters in Mountain View, California were recently nominated for the 2006 Institute Honor Awards for Interior Architecture.
Fater SpA's new office building, to be built in place of recently demolished old industrial buildings in Pescara, will make a contribution to the architectural and social redevelopment of this part of the city. It will be a lightweight building with a complex structure composed of two overlapping volumes.
Mario Cucinella's project for iGuzzini is part of the lighting company's factory reorganisation and extension programme. At first, work concentrated on the Design Department building but the most interesting part was the headquarters.
It's not just a work of architecture - it's a project that goes beyond the confines of the discipline to venture into the field of corporate organisation. Mario Cucinella's new Uniflair office is something more than a representative, functional space; it is an avant-garde structure which subtends and expresses a new concept of teamwork.
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