This environmental-friendly office building has a ground floor that opens up on to a green landscape. The building's cafe offers a relaxing retreat for those who want to take a break from their work. The building's predecessor was meant for one tenant, but the new incarnation of this building can house many businesses.
This skyscraper was born out of a rejection of the traditional "cold metalic box" design that most skyscrapers embrace. The building was constructed to be a "contribution to both streetscape and skyline." Featuring rounded towers, the Ey Centre building is a sight to behold.
4. S.Y. Construction Headquarters - Taichung, Taiwan
Of course a construction company would have a beautifully constructed building! "The design concept of this project is based on the situation," says H.K.W Architects Associate regarding the building. "When every form and material is minimized to the essence, natural environment merges to the courtyard and interior space intrinsically."
5. KSM Architecture & Design Studio - Chennai, India
This office was constructed to be both environmentally friendly and climate sensitive. The building was constructed on the site of a 35-year-old temple. The five stories of the building act "as a contiguous link with the street in both a visual and sensory manner."
The workers in this structure have a unique view. Known as a "rain chain," drips of metal and foliage make the exterior a sight to behold. The rain chain covers the entire building — both front and back.
Located in Miami, this office structure was commissioned by an Italian company. Yet the building is all "South Florida chic." Situated on the Miami River, the building works with the waterways to create a building that looks like something out of Miami Vice.
The headquarters for this high tech company was the result of a competition. The building utilizes the concrete structure of a pre-existing office building built in the 1980s. But the new building is a look into the future, rather than a step into the past.
Black and white blend perfectly in this New Zealand-based building. The monochromatic structure sits near a retail area and has been described as a “head-turner." The building was originally planned to be just white, but the contrast of the black makes the structure stand out.
Sanctuary Architects are known for their office designs. So it's fitting that their design of their own office would make them place on the shortlist of the most beautiful office buildings in the world in the 2017 World Architecture Festival. Their building works with the environment to add natural color to the office.
12. 490 Consulting Suites - Spring Hill, Australia
The cracked facade of this office building makes it resemble an ice cube more than a work space. The cracked concrete and semi-translucent glass elevate it from a building and turn it into a work of art. It seems to want to make a statement about the nature of corporations while at the same time housing one.
"Gulherme Torres is a perfectionist," says Arch Dailyabout the artist. His perfectionist nature is reflected in this stunning structure. He is known for his "crisp form" and "minimalist details," and these towers don't disappoint.
15. Headquarters of Wrzesińskie of News - Września, Poland
You won't believe that this three-story office was built on a budget. The public building features an open ground floor and inviting entrance area. It's very construction speaks to the transparency of journalism.