ANV Barcelona Headquarters – Offices

ANV Headquarters, Barcelona Office Building, Catalunya, Spanish Architecture

ANV Barcelona Headquarters

Catalan Office Building, Spain – design by YLAB Arquitectos

2 Oct 2013

ANV Headquarters, Barcelona

Location: Diagonal 123, Barcelona, Spain

Design: YLAB Arquitectos Barcelona

ANV Barcelona Headquarters

The project consists of the Corporate Identity for the ANV worldwide office network and the Barcelona headquarters, located in the Perrault’s Diagonal 123 building with an office space of 600 m2 and a spacious terrace.

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photos : YLAB Arquitectos Barcelona

The young company looked for a working environment that would reflect its horizontal structure and spirit, based in communication and new technologies. The client wanted the Barcelona headquarters to embody this philosophy in a representative and functional space.

The proposal achieves the outfit of the existing space creating a large central “communication band” that combines reception, distribution, communication and meeting functions, running the entire floor from a white projection wall to the terrace. Around this band different functional areas are placed: a waiting area, a big open office space, a pantry, an open meeting room, diverse meeting rooms and one management office.

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photos : YLAB Arquitectos Barcelona

The project includes the design of specific furniture typologies that improve working practices while adding a touch of orange, ANV’s corporate color: the 5 m long seamless team desks designed to enhance the establishment of flexible task forces; meeting and reunion desks that support short, stand-up to teleconferencing meetings to connect to their other offices; team whiteboards walls implemented throughout the office to enhance inner collaboration; or breakout and leisure furniture for the relaxation of the employees.

The exterior terrace allows for fantastic views of the sea, the Jean Nouvel’s park and the Poble Nou district. The terrace is formed by different functional areas including the central band, transformed into a platform protected by a light roof and furnished with a long table with a bar and a DJ mixing desk, and different seating and lounge areas. The terrace is decorated with palm trees and bushes that are illuminated after sunset.

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photos : YLAB Arquitectos Barcelona

YLAB Arquitectos Barcelona is a Spanish-German architectural design firm formed by Tobias Laarmann and Yolanda Yuste. From their studio in Barcelona, YLAB works on the design, management and construction of architecture and interior design projects. YLAB is specialized in residential, commercial and corporate design.

ANV Headquarters Barcelona – Building Information

Architecture and interior design: YLAB ARQUITECTOS BARCELONA
Authors: Tobias Laarmann & Yolanda Yuste López
Project: Corporate identity and office refurbishment
Client: ANV
Area: 600 m2 interior + 200 m2 terrace
Location: Avda. Diagonal, Barcelona
Photos: YLAB Arquitectos Barcelona
Industrials: Coter S.L. de construcciones, Ebanistería Agüera, Agrostís Serveis Integrals de Jardineria

ANV Headquarters Barcelona images / information from YLAB Arquitectos Barcelona


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