Copyright karina kreth studio.












Copyright karina kreth studio.

bbdo | 2020

Architecture design Project. Project Management and supervision. furniture design. Creative executions. Set up project. 2019-2020

Historically, architecture has communicated ideas along with the rules that allow it to be constructed and interpreted. As an advertising agency, BBDO is in complete control of the communication it imparts and the tools at their disposal. They plan not only messages but also meanings and comprehensions. It is on this plane of engineered meta-message that their communications strategy is based.

This project is an invitation to observe not only the objects present but also what they represent, what these representations provoke, and the tools that are used to communicate this plethora of messages. Beyond the three dimensions of architecture, it is through the imagination that we begin to materialize a human space and through memory that we reconstruct a stage that extends into the materialized world

The compilation of memories in this work speaks of translationism and architecture as a ‘setting’ in an agency that is committed to movement, progress and cultural anxiety; committed to responsibly shaping behavior. A spectator witnessing the interaction of these behavioral responses is observing a performance is constant evolution.

The BBDO offices reflect their mission on every level, starting off with the most fundamental piece, it’s building materials. The floors are made from recycled tires from one of their clients and the entrance is covered in foil from their photographers’ light diffusers, which would have otherwise been discarded; thus the work space becomes a virtuous loop beyond message, into meaning. This is a mission that the agency extends into their work, to brandish their expertise in molding behavior into responsible practices.



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Abstraction from space and thinking the agency as a city, invites us to understand the rules and freedoms of
flexible planning in our way of living

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_Diner_It is important to respect the outlined areas for precise activities such as the diner. In the idea of community, this space was thought in order to reinforce and intertwine daily links that strengthen our feeling of belonging. That is why a lunch schedule from 12.30 to 2.30 p.m. is recommended. This guideline requires everyone's commitment so that "eating" as the core activity of this space is carried out exclusively in the "Diner".

_Working spaces_Although the spaces are not fixed, the daily use will make us appropriate in our imaginary, sectors that we will mold to our needs. This exercise requires the commitment to establish a relationship with the other in which order, simplicity and respect are the tool with which to consume our resources, rights, capacities and virtues.

_Flexible areas_Let's imagine these spaces as living areas in our city. An interior urbanism that makes architecture become the generator of a simple tool that gives us freedom between our rights and obligations.

_Atrium_As a flexible area it has the particularity of presenting itself as a staggered park. This condition will make of this a perfomatic machine. It can be used as an “exhibition land”, as well as a place of individual meetings in the axis of the composition.

_Capsule_This piece houses the idea of nesting. A refuge that is its materiality and effect houses, the direction, flexibility and hospitality that inhabits the agency. It understands and analyze the importance and enrichment of the gap that shapes the relationship of the agency and the client in the process of communicating.

_Meeting rooms A I B I C_These rooms are the places that will we shared the most with the clients. They are essential delimited spaces that articulate both architecture and the working relationship with those who sustain the continuous commitment to communicate. Each room has an artifact on the outside that will be lighted up for all to see that the room is in use.

_Phone-box_Content space that enables the direct relationship and privacy of each one with another.

_Lactation-box_Small contained space that demonstrates the agency's commitment to the desire of growth of each individual. In this case, as long as a resident requires its use, this sector will be purely and exclusively destined for its use. In periods in which this is not necessary, there is everyone's commitment to respect it as such, being able to temporarily move its function to what we will call phone-box.

_Lockers_The project contemplates that each resident will have a storage space. with his own name. Also sharing with the guests hanging sectors and general storage use. This sector extends in a continuous line next to the meeting rooms, therefore they will require the commitment of each one to measure ideas, volumes and situations that arise in the event that the rooms are being used.

_Restrooms_Within the service areas there are 3 bathrooms and a shared toilet (both for male and female). BBDO has wanted to maintain three typologies in this sector (F I M I FM).

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team: estudio Karina kreth; constructor: obrando construye; technical development and furniture manufacturing: estudio hanma; lighting fixture development: huup; chairs: estudio te; product development: agustina gentili; wood fabrics: romchampfabrics; audio visual recording: Federico lo bianco; among others.

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