ronan and erwan bouroullec: workbays for vitra
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oct 26, 2012
ronan and erwan bouroullec: workbays for vitra


 
ronan and erwan bouroullec: workbays for vitra

image courtesy of vitra

 

 

 

furniture manufacturer vitra displays its new products and concepts in open landscapes, walk-in shops and display windows at the orgatec office furniture fair in cologne, germany with the bouroullec brothers having conceived ‘workbays’ for the company.

 

the concept redefines the idea of the traditional working environment in an effort to break the conventional static planning structure of most the offices. the multifunctional design builds upon the transforming workplace – one that is open, fertile and fostering exchange of communication through systems that provide employees the freedom to select the work environment that suits their individual tasks. ‘workbays’ is made up of wall elements in two different heights so that it can be extended and adjusted as required – growing organically. ‘workbays’ is characterized by a sound damping feature to help absorb any disturbing noise in the areas surrounding the individual rooms. each space can accommodate various workplace activities from telephone booths, video conference rooms, reading corners to coffee corners and meeting rooms – all without having to ostracize colleagues.

 

 


the concept redefines the idea of the traditional working environment
image courtesy of vitra

 

 

 


‘workbays’ is characterized by a sound damping feature to help absorb any disturbing noise
image courtesy of vitra

 

 


a detail of the ‘workbay’ design
image courtesy of vitra

 

 


the multifunctional design builds upon the transforming workplace
image courtesy of vitra

 

 


an illustration demonstrating the concept
image courtesy of vitra

 

 


each space can accommodate various workplace activities
image courtesy of vitra

 

the concept offers employees the freedom to select the work environment that suits their individual tasks
image courtesy of vitra

 


‘workbays’ is made up of wall elements in two different heights
image courtesy of vitra

 

 


the system can be extended and adjusted as necessary to the activity at hand
image courtesy of vitra

 


individual module
image courtesy ronan and erwan bouroullec

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