Canon Manufacturing Printing HQ / Broekbakema
Textual content description supplied by the architects. We’re actually pleased with the brand new Canon Manufacturing Printing workplaces. The primary staff are shifting this summer time into the brand new headquarters, nicknamed: ‘Inexperienced Landmark.’ You’ll be able to immediately see this iconic and sustainable constructing in its forested environment from distant. The brand new constructing rises above this stunning pure atmosphere of the Venlo area – the house base of the corporate.
From the A67 freeway, you may simply see the brand new workplaces. That is as a result of highly effective rhythm that we integrated into the glazed facade. But in addition the large and noticeable pink emblem of Canon on the highest garners consideration. Within the new headquarters, the whole lot is a couple of pure and well-lit work atmosphere. When you enter inside you may search for 9 flooring into the atrium. Within the foyer with reception and ready space you’re additionally handled to an exquisite view over the terrace to the encompassing forests.
The ‘Inexperienced Landmark’ has 4 so-called ‘Inexperienced Plazas.’ These open areas are characterised by ample daylight, massive inexperienced indoor gardens, and pure supplies, together with wooden and pure stone. The primary plaza on the 2 lowest flooring incorporates the restaurant, auditorium, and assembly rooms. From the third ground up every plaza borders two workplace flooring. This enables for the staff to satisfy each simply and informally for a gathering or chat second throughout espresso. This makes the plazas the connecting hyperlink between the departments to stimulate synergy and information change between the five hundred staff who will work within the new constructing.
Every plaza gives a special view over the forested environment. On the highest flooring, you even look over the Maas river valley. Within the design, every Inexperienced Plaza rotates 90 levels across the atrium, the central coronary heart of the workplace constructing. This connects the brand new headquarters to all cardinal instructions and its environment. Giant glazed facades enable for loads of daylight. Moreover, Passers-by can see the indoor gardens at evening because of their lighting. This makes the Inexperienced Landmark inviting, even within the night, exhibiting what occurs inside.
We embedded the construction rigorously into the panorama. We actively thought-about the forest and its priceless timber, vegetation, and fauna in the course of the design of the compact constructing and its 400 parking areas. For example, rainwater is infiltrated into the soil immediately. We additionally thought-about pure values similar to native dunes and historic zones similar to previous settlements close by. The vitality consumption of the brand new headquarters may be very low due to passive photo voltaic shading, triple glazing and energy-efficient LED lighting.
The entire roof is roofed in PV panels, even the atrium roof incorporates photo voltaic cells. The constructing is linked to a warmth pump utilizing geothermal warmth and chilly storage, leading to a BREEAM Glorious design certificates. The brand new workplace is even prepared for altering usages sooner or later. The inside may be tailored flexibly, whereas further flooring may be constructed into the Inexperienced Plazas for added ground house.