brewery transformed into soundcloud’s berlin headquarters
photo by christian werner
images courtesy of kelly robinson / soundcloud

 

 

 

online audio platform soundcloud has moved into its new offices in berlin, a 4,000 square meter transformation of a former brewery adjacent to the berlin wall. completed by german architecture practice KINZO, alongside kelly robinson, the conversion sees the preservation of much of the structure’s industrial charm, with flexible workspaces promoting the company’s culture of continuous and creative exchange.

SoundCloud berlin headquarters kelly robinson kinzo designboom
flexible workspaces promote the company’s culture of continuous and creative exchange
photo by christian werner

 

 

 

exposed concrete and distressed surfaces are utilized throughout, complimented with the a number of vibrant and dynamic insertions. surrounded by bright blue bean bag chairs, a wood burning fireplace sits within one particular room allowing the organization’s employees to communicate and converse in a more relaxed environment.

SoundCloud berlin headquarters kelly robinson kinzo designboom
open-plan volumes are punctuated with smaller work stations and meeting pods
photo by christian werner

 

 

 

various meeting rooms differ in terms of scale and furnishings, offering a range of appropriate characteristics. a small library is positioned within the building’s structural columns, while on-site cooking is provided for the site’s 200 workers.

SoundCloud berlin headquarters kelly robinson kinzo designboom
a variety of different spaces encourage informal meeting and discussion
photo by christian werner

SoundCloud berlin headquarters kelly robinson kinzo designboom
the 4,000 square meter project sits within a former brewery
photo by christian werner

SoundCloud berlin headquarters kelly robinson kinzo designboom
a generous provision of glazing ensures that natural light is drawn inside the structure
photo by christian werner

SoundCloud berlin headquarters kelly robinson kinzo designboom
various meeting rooms differ in terms of scale and furnishings, offering a range of appropriate characteristics
photo by christian werner

SoundCloud berlin headquarters kelly robinson kinzo designboom
conference rooms named after berlin’s famous districts
photo by christian werner

SoundCloud berlin headquarters kelly robinson kinzo designboom
on-site cooking is provided for the organization’s 200 employees
photo by christian werner

SoundCloud berlin headquarters kelly robinson kinzo designboom
surrounded by bright blue bean bag chairs, a wood burning fireplace sits within one particular room
photo by christian werner