Nendo’s newest office building turns terraces into private meeting rooms

In a new office building in Tokyo designed by nendo, a series of streamlined terraces do some multitasking by increasing productivity, providing relaxation spots for employees, aiding with natural ventilation and even turning into meeting rooms, as needed.

TOKYO – Biophillic design has strong defenders for a reason: bringing nature into the office has proved to increase employee happiness and productivity by at least 15 per cent. But what about bringing the office into nature? That’s what nendo did in the new Yokohama Ekimae Building, an eleven-storey project in the Japanese capital.

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