Red Town Office by Taranta Creations

Red Town Office by Taranta Creations

The Shanghai office of Chinese architecture studio Taranta Creations features a staircase within a labia-like orifice and a floor that doubles as a desk.

Red Town Office by Taranta Creations

Above photograph is by Shen Qiang of Shen Photo.

Upstairs, the entire floor plane is used as a work surface, with seating contained inside four large voids.

Red Town Office by Taranta Creations

Taranta Creations designed the space, called Red Town Office, for its own staff.

Red Town Office by Taranta Creations

The staircase joining the two levels is painted red on the inside and silver on the outside.

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Red Town Office by Taranta Creations

Above photograph is by Shen Qiang of Shen Photo.

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Red Town Office by Taranta Creations

Photography is by Fay Wu, apart from where otherwise stated.

The information that follows is from Taranta Creations:


Red Town Office

The design of Taranta Creations his own office space is a reflection of the ongoing creative process within the studio.

Red Town Office by Taranta Creations

The upper floor is constructed as one continuous desk in which four sitting areas are cut out.

Red Town Office by Taranta Creations

This large ‘work floor’ invites the designers to use the space for walking, sketching, meeting, modelling, thinking, drafting, sitting and relaxing.

Red Town Office by Taranta Creations

This kind of informal interpretation of office space encourages cross-pollination between the different projects and disciplines.

Red Town Office by Taranta Creations

The upper floor is connected to the lower floor by a ‘water drop’ in which the staircase is placed.

Red Town Office by Taranta Creations

Design team: Enrico Taranta, Giorgio Radojkovic, Juriaan Calis.
Location: Red Town Sculpture Park, Shanghai, China.
Project year: 2010

Red Town Office by Taranta Creations

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