Denys & von Arend designs Coatresa’s new passive places of work
A succession of layers with various levels of transparency and heights has allowed the inside design studio Denys & von Arend to create an environment friendly and stress-free ambiance in these places of work designed beneath the PassiveHaus commonplace in Barcelona.
The Denys & von Arend studio has just lately accomplished the inside design undertaking for Coatresa’s headquarters, wholesome places of work impressed by the idea of ‘the third pores and skin’.
Manufacturing unit and Places of work, In a Passivehaus Warehouse
Coatresa, a household firm based in 1983, positioned in Santa Perpètua de Mogoda and led by the second technology, specialises in offering options within the industrial sector, by non-stick and anti-corrosion coatings, specialising within the meals bakery sector by way of moulds and coatings.
The generational change has been the definitive impulse to purchase a brand new industrial constructing with the goal of uniting manufacturing facility and headquarters in the identical area, creating a company surroundings that encompasses the totally different departments and promotes the connection between the manufacturing course of and the workplace.
As well as, the administration group was searching for a PassiveHaus workplace, a system based mostly on optimising sources by passive methods that make the constructing environment friendly: high quality thermal insulation of the envelope, set up of excessive efficiency home windows and doorways, absence of thermal bridges, mechanical air flow with warmth restoration and air tightness. All this to realize a very wholesome surroundings.
The Idea: The Third Pores and skin
To method the design idea, the Denys & von Arend studio group began from the that means of the anti-adhesion and anti-corrosion coatings manufactured by Coatresa to type the idea of “The third pores and skin”. Thus, the premise was the concept of coating: “to cowl one factor utterly with one other, often forming a layer, a pores and skin”.
Based on Hundertwasser’s 5-skin concept, there are 5 skins: the primary is the dermis, the second is clothes, the third is the house, the fourth is the social surroundings and the fifth is the worldwide surroundings.
A pores and skin that articulates the ground plan, by which an area is generated that enables isolation from the remainder, however with out turning its again on every thing that is happening round it, in order that communication flows within the working surroundings.
The Mould: Texture and Repetition
The undertaking began from a totally undressed and industrial area, on which a refined industrial fashion has been generated.
An workplace with motion has been created via a metallic mesh that acts as a visible filter between zones, separating them, however with out really dividing them, because of its semi-transparency. It generates a sensation of seeing with out being seen.
The design of various volumes inside the area, working the totally different heights, generates containers inside the constructing and dividers that generate new routes inside the workplace. By including roughly skins, extra non-public areas and different extra permeable areas are created to answer the totally different wants inside the workplace: assembly rooms, casual assembly area, cellphone cubicles, and many others.
The ground of the brand new places of work turns into a single area the place all kinds of actions happen. Being positioned within the centre, the workplace articulates the whole flooring and, because of its round form, creates an area for connection and assembly inside the area. It turns into a really nice place to take a break.
The sum of the totally different components: skins, patterns, dividers, mild, number of textures, makes the workplace a chic, timeless area with a relaxed ambiance that invitations productiveness, teamwork or particular person work indistinctly providing a spot the place staff work together socially and professionally in a wholesome surroundings.