The Google Budapest Office is a Playful Nod to the City's Spas

By: Rebecca Byers - Feb 17, 2015
References: graphasel & contemporist
The Google Budapest office by Graphasel Design Studio is a vibrant workspace that draws inspiration from the Hungarian capital city's endless supply of hot springs. The design is specific to the point it references two of the most common kinds of baths in the city, Széchenyi and Gellért baths.

The design combines this infamous element of the city's life with the particular personality of a Google office space, infusing the space with indoor swings and meeting rooms designed to look like steam rooms and saunas.

The Google Budapest office also incorporates the nation's pride in regard to its water polo achievements, with several spaces in the office concept making up a water polo arena and an outdoor beach, and represents the growing inclination of office designs not only encourage wellbeing, but also reflect the employees.