A profitable collaboration between the famend regulation and notary agency BarentsKrants and the Amsterdam agency Hofman Dujardin Architects has resulted in a exceptional constructing renovation in The Hague. The constructing was constructed in 1950 and instructions flooring area of H,200m². It was initially divided right into a entrance constructing, with an imposing marble façade dealing with the primary road, and constructing on the rear of the location, with two spacious atriums separating them. By the time the groups of companions, legal professionals and different staff moved in to the headquarters, Hofman Dujardin Architects had created a contemporary, glossy and complicated area.
The design group opened up and linked the atriums, creating a bigger, extra open and clear central space within the coronary heart of the constructing, flooded with pure mild. The use of supplies and the positioning of furnishings and inner buildings create three distinct areas inside this one central space. At one finish of the central space is an atrium containing the authorized library space with working desks and neat, ordered, picket shelving. At the opposite finish is an atrium internet hosting a much less formal area with a espresso bar, a café-type bench with excessive stools and a big flat-display TV. Between them is a central block containing three flooring of floating, open balconies that join the entrance and rear buildings and the 2 atriums.
On the bottom flooring beneath the central block of balconies stand two eye-catching centrepieces: a superbly calm elliptical reception desk constructed from mild oak, and a dramatic black, forged-iron spiral staircase that snakes up all the best way to the highest flooring. These design items are each sensible and inventive; they instantly catch the attention and make a daring assertion reflecting the professionalism of BarentsKrants. Photos and knowledge offered by way of e-mail by Hofman Dujardin Architects