client: Pensioenfonds PGB
assignment: concept + design new innovative working environment
realization: end of 2020
Pensioenfonds PGB is moving to a new location in Amstelveen. With over 200 employees, PGB provides the pensions for 300,000 people and they manage assets of more than € 25.5 billion. Pensioenfonds PGB provides a good and affordable pension for employees from different sectors. From graphic media to wholesale of flowers and plants, from pharmaceutical industry to sea fishing. Every sector and every employer is different. You can see these differences in the different pension schemes that they manage and the services that PGB offers.
M+R interior architecture was commissioned after a competition. For the existing office building on the Prof. dr. E.M. Meijerslaan 2 in Amstelveen, our office has developed and designed an innovative working environment in collaboration with Drees & Sommer and Hiensch installation consultants. The Atria building will be given a sustainable design, by opening the atria with terraces and open staircase connections, will make the building more transparent and contribute to internal communication. Many of the materials and products present are reused, the installations are made more sustainable, the outer shell is upgraded and a lot of greenery will be integrated in the building.
The ground floor of the Atria building will be a meeting place for relations, visitors and employees, including a "cafe of the future"; workplaces for visitors and a meeting center. We have designed an outside terrace for the building and a new site plan with lots of trees and we are also drawing for the branding and customer journey.
The new terminal is designed in Russian constructivist style. The inspiration are the well-known Russian artists. The imposing ceiling in the lounge is a representation of the supremacist style of El Lissitzky which he called PROUN, ‘the stage where someone changes from painting to architecture’.
M+R has now secured a solid place on Sheremetyevo Airport's shortlist for international design agencies. After the realization of the award winning Rublev (A’design award + German design award 2019) and Chagall (A’design award 2020) business lounge and the largest business lounge in Europe: Malevich, our agency was asked to develop a concept and design for a business lounge in terminal C - phase 2.
The corona crisis proves once again that social and societal developments not only have a major impact on our daily lives, but especially also on the way we do our work. Attracting and retaining talent is currently more important and challenging than ever. In addition, it is good to know that employees attach great importance to the relationship with their employer. They want to be part of a team and take pride in working for an attractive and successful company.
M+R interior architecture has designed the new innovative office in The Hague in collaboration with BDO. Even before the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic, M+R designed the new future-proof building; just like the office building for the BDO Amstelveen location (completed September 2019), the basis of the concept is a large flexible meeting space with a variety of consultation areas; meeting rooms, lunch facilities and presentation rooms.
M+R interior architecture designed a special customer space for the MCB head office and was completed in 2017. There is a central reception room with various seating areas and a bar. All interior parts are made of steel; Stainless steel or aluminum.
While our volatile consumer society is mainly about buying stuff and keeping up with the latest trends, M+R interior architecture pleads for sustainable interiors that still have the wow factor after twenty years. Volatile designs that quickly get you tired are not for us.
In the Sleep Lounge - a 'business hotel' with single and double cabins - artworks by almost all constructivist artists have been placed on the walls. In the general areas of the Sleep Lounge, M+R created a warm, bright and open atmosphere, which contributes to a pleasant stay.
M+R has secured a solid place on the Sheremetyevo Airport shortlist for international design agencies. After the realization of the award winning Rublev business Lounge and the VIP lounge in 2018, our agency was asked to participate in the competitions for the extension of the C terminal. M+R was selected from a number of agencies to design two business lounges: Malevich and Chagall.
The new office building for the CANON Production Printing Netherlands headquarters "Green Landmark", designed by BroekBakema architects, is based on the Kyosei philosophy of Canon: living and working together for the common good. Green, public spaces, the so-called "Green Plazas", connect employees and visitors.
The Kennedy Tower in Eindhoven is one of the HERE headquarters worldwide. M+R has designed a complete office concept for the new organization, including the look & feel and corporate design of the offices, such as the color palette; wayfinding; photo use etc.
M+R interior architecture won the assignment for the lounge design after an international competition. The lounge is about 1.900 square meters and has a capacity of 385 seats and is located in the new extension of the terminal C on Sheremetyevo International Airport Moscow.
M+R has been selected as an architect for the renovation, redesign and partial restoration of three monumental canal houses in Amsterdam for Richemont.
M+R interior architecture was commissioned after a competition. For the existing office building on the Prof. dr. E.M. Meijerslaan 2 in Amstelveen, our office has developed and designed an innovative working environment in collaboration with Drees & Sommer and Hiensch installation consultants.
M+R interior architecture is represented in the exhibition.
Voor de locatie van BDO in Amstelveen huurt BDO ca. 4.500 m2 in het bedrijfsverzamelgebouw ‘Commerce Parc Amstelveen’, zijnde de begane grond en 4 verdiepingen.
The characteristic aesthetic of Russian dome structures lend the lounge area an unmistakable identity. The design also features a great colour concept, which promises a high quality of stay thanks to atmospheric lighting and modern, comfortable furniture.
The design of the lounge is inspired upon Russian constructivism, the Tatlin Tower, and Russian culture. The union shaped towers are used as eye-catchers in the lounge, this to create different spaces in the lounge area as a certain kind of zoning.
The town hall (1542) was reconstructed in 1927 to its original state, with much later added parts removed. In the report of the restoration by Dr. EH ter Kuile it is noted that "the entire building was evacuated," changed ", and cleaned and broken to the old core.