Wednesday 30 April 2014

Projects Wanted - Google EMEA Engineering Hub Zurich, Camenzind Evolution

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Google EMEA Engineering Hub Zurich
Zurich, Switzerland
Camenzind Evolution, Switzerland

Year: 2008
Total Floor Area: 12,000 sqm
Area per Person: 15 sqm
Number of Workstations: 800

Photos: Peter Wurmli


"Google is not a conventional company, and does not intend to become one. This is readily apparent in their new offices for Google's EMEA Engineering Hub in Zurich, Switzerland, where the design cultivates an energized and inspiring work environment that is relaxed but focused, and buzzing with activities. 

The new Google EMEA Engineering Hub in Zurich is the largest Google Engineering Centre outside the US Headquarters in Mountain View. The office design is about functionality and flexibility in the personal workspace and choice and diversity in the community areas, creating an environment that holistically supports the Zooglers in their work and well-being. The research undertaken by the architects ensured their efforts were sharply focused on aspects of the environment that mattered most to the Zooglers in their working lives. The completed Google building is a true reflection of a forward-thinking company that was prepared to adopt innovative approaches proposed by the architectural team to determine the optimal design concept to nurture the talent and creativity of their Zurich emplyees."

- Camenzind Evolution

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