2020 results

Office of Blocks
by Adrian Chan Design and Research Office

Reception/Conference Room/ Training Room
Adrian Chan Design

Office of Blocks is a renovated tiny office designed for a human-resources firm in Hong Kong.

The studio designed an office that communicates the value of openness, which enables a range of interactions from team huddles to training events.

The space, however, presented some challenges: low ceilings and a small enclosure.

Referencing the Prairie School, which focuses on horizontality and de-emphasised height, cabinetry was conceived as a series of floating functional blocks, embedded along a gallery-like wall inviting the occupant to follow its path.

Other areas allow for flexible programming whilst maximising spatial efficiency. Warm textures and light tones convey a sense of openness and airiness.

This project has been longlisted in the small interior category of Dezeen Awards 2020.

Designer: Adrian Chan Design and Research Office
Project: Office of Blocks

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