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Rise Of The (Circus-Themed) Office Space?

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Feb 26, 2016 01:04 AM
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by Eric last modified Feb 25, 2016

The New York Times Magazine recently spotlighted the rise of the post-cubicle office and a variety of cutting-edge offices that strive for comfort and whimsy. The article discusses how work spaces have gone from progressive (like Frank Lloyd Wright's Larkin Administration Building), to less-so in the latter part of the 20th century, to the new and whimsical spaces sprouting-up today. While whimsy has its place in life, calling Adolfsson & Partners-designed circus tent lunch tables...




 

 

Larkin_officeThe New York Times Magazine recently spotlighted the rise of the post-cubicle office and a variety of cutting-edge offices that strive for comfort and whimsy. The article discusses how work spaces have gone from progressive (like Frank Lloyd Wright's Larkin Administration Building), to less-so in the latter part of the 20th century, to the new and whimsical spaces sprouting-up today. While whimsy has its place in life, calling Adolfsson & Partners-designed circus tent lunch tables at King in Stockholm (shown left) an "improvement" over any space found in Wright's Larkin Building is a bit of a reach, IMHO. Read more here.

Photo credits: (Left) columbia.edu; (Right) Julian Faulhaber for The New York Times


 

 

 
 
 

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