The Eneco Headquarters by Hofman Dujardin: Sustainable and Healthy Environment- Wednesday, October 17th 2012.
Designed by the Hofman Dujardin Architects in collaboration with Fokkema & Partners, the Eneco Headquarters is brimming in earth-conscious details and work-friendly features. This is actually a revolutionary idea because it truly represents sustainability and how to make a gorgeous workplace that integrates nature. The Eneco Headquarters by Hofman Dujardin new building is also the perfect example of how clever and efficient office design can offer employees the possibility to work flexibly in a dynamic, open, sustainable and healthy environment.
The heart of the building is a central atrium surrounded by a light-filled meeting centre with a reception space, meeting rooms, working areas, informal meeting areas, lounges, a restaurant, a service desk and an auditorium. The interior designers and architects attempted to create a great looking workspace that was environmentally friendly. Powered by solar panels and filled with oxygen-producing plants, the office reflects the company’s mission to provide earth-friendly alternatives. The Eneco Headquarters by Hofman Dujardin building design and the interior design were well integrated
On the ground level and first floor The Eneco Headquarters by Hofman Dujardin will be realized, a meeting centre on a central atrium with a coffee bar, meeting facilities, working spots, restaurant and a flexible auditorium. Stairs and voids are added to create a maximum transparency and a optimum relation with the surrounding spaces. The first floor features several informal meeting areas and conference rooms, most of which are colored different shades of green. The exterior wall features a living green wall on one side and 366 solar panels on the other. The total amount of power generated by those solar panels is enough to provide power for 50 households. The designers carefully considered many other sustainable aspects, including design to maximize daylight and reduce lighting with a lighting plan by Studio Rublek that has about 90 percent LEDs and emphasizes lighting the islands