Nordic has been responsible for the design of the third and fourth floors, so we feel that we can truly call it our space. The office design scheme created by our team was inspired by the local and contextual history as well as the duality between old and new. Marble tiles are extensively used throughout the project, integrating with the material palette of the original building. The lighting, colour palette and furnishings have all been chosen to accentuate the original space in a respectful and sustainable manner. The building, including the interiors, is on track to be BREEAM certified.
History in the walls
Several listed rooms have been given new life as our meeting rooms and will again have lively discussions and plenty of ideas flowing through them. The old Director’s office is among the most notable of these—a beautifully adorned room with secrets hidden in its walls. In addition to a Norwegian-made safe, originally hidden in the wall behind a painting in true spy-movie fashion, the director had a secret door in the built-in wardrobe, from which he could make a discreet exit. We love the history in this place and look forward to creating more with our clients and colleagues.