In the vicinity of Gdańsk port, in a town of Cieplewo, there is an ofce which surprises its visitors with    a unique interior inspired by sea shipping containers. This industrial interior design was created by mode:lina™ architects.

Rethinking The Future Awards 2022

Project Name: KOHLMAN ofce
Studio Name: modelina™
Status: Built
Web: www.modelina-architekci.com
PROJECT TEAM: Paweł Garus, Jerzy Woźniak, Małgorzata Wawrzynek
COMPLETION:  2019
LOCATION:   ul. Klonowa 1, 83-031 Cieplewo
AREA:  100 m2
PHOTOS:  Patryk Lewiński

MA247_KOHLMAN by modelina™ - Sheet2KOHLMAN is a producer of bathroom fttings. Materials sourced by the brand arrive inshipping containers in the nearby port in Gdańsk before they are transported to KOHLMAN’s headquarters.

Eduwik- Online Courses for Architects & Designers

MA247_KOHLMAN by modelina™ - Sheet19The investor was looking for an unconventional solution which would distinguish the company and be memorable to its customers. An idea proposed by the designers, relating to the containers in a nearby port, was a great success.

MA247_KOHLMAN by modelina™ - Sheet18

MA247_KOHLMAN by modelina™ - Sheet20

Eduwik- Online Courses for Architects & Designers

mode:lina™ created an industrial ofce with walls covered by metal trapezoidal sheets in steel frames imitating the form of shipping containers. Industrial accessories: lamps, switches and  handles complete the interior. An arrangement proposed by mode:lina allowed to organise the whole space, with separate zones and hidden back room serving as storage. The limited space was a test for the designers. In order to fnd additional room for ofces, they took advantage of the height of the building and created a mezzanine which resembles containers arranged on top of each other.

Author

Rethinking The Future (RTF) is a Global Platform for Architecture and Design. RTF through more than 100 countries around the world provides an interactive platform of highest standard acknowledging the projects among creative and influential industry professionals.

Write A Comment

Rethinking The Future Awards 2022