"SAP OFFICE - WIEN"
in collaboration with Franz Kühmayer, KühmayerSchilling&Partner Managementberatung (KSPM)
The strategic design of this project is a creative push towards a healthier working environment, both physically and psychologically, as density and structure are eased by reflection on the organic and the use of natural objects. Since plants aren’t often incorporated into tech firm offices, the design looks to establish a “Central Park” in order to defy this notion. The park is a democratic offering, making itself available to everyone and providing a variety of amenities. Lounges, kitchen areas, coffee bars, meeting and thinking rooms are just a few of the functional offerings in the park. Just steps away from every work station, it offers an open alternative to the density and ordered grid of individual desk stations along the exterior walls. The space also encourages employees to periodically detach from their singular workstations in favor of more collaboration, as seclusion can be common amongst tech employees. A meeting room dedicated to the office’s Viennese context and a cafeteria open to visitors also favor conversation over separation. Focus rooms spaced periodically throughout the open workplace zones allow manageable group sizes the chance to converse. Overall, there is a distinct focus on a healthier workspace through biophilic interventions, as well as the encouragement of collaboration with a multitude of communal spaces.
Martin Lesjak, Jörg Kindermann, Harald Glanz, Michal Kniaz
"SAP Head Office, Wien"
The third edition of this annual Summit by Vonlanthen Group, taking place in Vienna earlier this year, was focusing on the latest trends in office design, on new ways of working and the most up-to-date experiences in collaboration with real estate, facility management, HR, technology, architecture, executive management, design and consulting experts. INNOCAD´s new office SAP VIENNA was part of the event, where Oliver Kupfner gave project insights complemented by an exclusive tour through the tech-companies biophilic workspace.
"Arbeiten? Aber natürlich!"
Last week, software company SAP presented its recently finished office in Vienna to their clients and the press, where INNOCAD conceived a human-centered interior on 8,247 square meters spread throughout 6 levels. The design is a creative push towards a healthier working environment, both physically and psychologically, as density and structure are eased by reflection on the organic and the use of natural objects.
"More than just a place to work"