Microsoft Headquarters in Vienna by Innocad

Microsoft Headquarters in Vienna by Innocad

Microsoft has joined Google and Lego in the trend for offices like playgrounds with their new Vienna base that includes a slide.

Microsoft Headquarters in Vienna by Innocad

Austrian architects Innocad won a competition to design the three-storey offices, which feature themed meeting rooms including a hunting lodge and ocean.

Microsoft Headquarters in Vienna by Innocad

An x-ray image of a computer covers the rear wall of the reception, there's artificial grass in one of the coffee lounges and of course there are games rooms.

Microsoft Headquarters in Vienna by Innocad

Check out the slide at the Denmark headquarters of toy brand Lego here and Google's seaside-themed London office here.

Microsoft Headquarters in Vienna by Innocad

Other buildings with slides include a house in Japana children’s centre in Spain and an airport lounge in the Netherlands. See all the stories about slides here.

Microsoft Headquarters in Vienna by Innocad

We've also published the offices of other technology companies, including Google, Facebook and Skype.

Microsoft Headquarters in Vienna by Innocad

Photography is by Paul Ott.

Microsoft Headquarters in Vienna by Innocad

Here's some more information from Innocad:


Headquarter Microsoft Vienna

ARGE KOOP/INNOCAD emerged as winners in the architecture competition for Microsoft’s new headquarters in Vienna, held on the basis of the WPA concept.

Microsoft Headquarters in Vienna by Innocad

Working in close collaboration with the Microsoft project team during the subsequent project realisation phase, the team of architects assumed responsibility for the overall design of the new Microsoft working environment as construction supervisors and project managers.

Microsoft Headquarters in Vienna by Innocad

The architects commented: “Our aim is to intertwine and harmonise physical, virtual and social working environments.”

Microsoft Headquarters in Vienna by Innocad

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Architecture Office: INNOCAD Architektur ZT GmbH
Construction finished 10/2011
Floor Area: 4.500m2
Cost: 2.800.000 Euro