kristalia's headquarters harmoniously blends man-made and nature
 
kristalia's headquarters harmoniously blends man-made and nature kristalia's headquarters harmoniously blends man-made and nature
jul 16, 2015

kristalia's headquarters harmoniously blends man-made and nature

kristalia’s headquarters harmoniously blends man-made and nature 
all images courtesy of kristalia

 

 

 

at twenty years old, italian furniture manufacturer kristalia is still a young company. through the years, they’ve developed a strong philosophy; one that focuses on minimalism, wellbeing, harmony, tranquility, and a strong bond with nature. applying these values, in products and in architecture, is how kristalia will take its shape, and further cement its roots in the colorful history of italian design.

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multi-person work area

 

 

 

located in the lively production district of prata di pordenone, the headquarters is light and livable, as well as a visualization of one of kristalia’s key values: transparency. both internally and externally, contrasting elements between the man-made and natural harmoniously blend. workspaces open outwards towards the surrounding trees and fields invoking a sense of cleanliness that, paired with the stark white interior, makes the place feel pure and unaltered.

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the interior’s sterility creates a sense of cleanliness throughout

 

 

 

the headquarters is dedicated to offices and production, as well as loading and unloading of goods. it possesses a recreational area for sports, entertainment, and gatherings, and features a spacious public showroom and an area for hosting various workshops and events. the interior scheme alternates between work and leisure, productivity and relaxation in an effort to boost both creativity and efficiency. for energy needs, is a series of roof-bound solar panels that are capable of producing enough energy to provide for all non-production tasks.

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kristalia headquarters


meeting area with floor-to-ceiling windows

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multi-purpose classroom setting

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production facilities


the transparent structure sits harmoniously in the landscape

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facility at night

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façade

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open-air recreation area

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street view

 

 

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edited by: nick brink | designboom 

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