building services adviser:
Deerns Raadgevende Ingenieurs
For AT&T Nederland, JHK Architecten designed the interior for the new offices, which are located in the HeadQuarter building. This building is part of the Beatrixpark office complex in The Hague, designed by JHK Architecten in 2001. In the new interior concept, The New World of Work has been implemented, with flexible workspaces and a free seating concept for around 400 employees.
The interior of ca 3,500 m² is characterized by an representative central heart, the community area, with a strong AT&T identity. The community area extends over the entire length of the building and provides room for receiving guests, meeting others and collaboration. Central facilities such as the reception desk, pantries, meeting and video-conferencing facilities and discussion and lounge workspaces are housed in the community area. All the activities in the community area are clustered on a blue carpet where the colours in matching tones mark the different zones. The various office wings can be reached from the community area.
These office wings have a 'meandering' working environment with diverse activity-related workspaces: standard, compartment, lounge, focus workspaces and a closed office space that can be booked for one day: an Office For A Day. The communal printing facilities are situated at a central position in the office wings, together with the central waste collection. In addition, each wing has a meeting room and a private telephone cell. Overall on every floor, there is maximum outlook towards both sides of the building as a result of the meandering of open and closed areas, where the closed spaces have been implemented with walls made entirely of glass. The chosen materials and colours support the concept by the utilization of a light carpet in the open working zones, dark door frames and carpet in the closed spaces and the colour blue for all the meeting places.