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Playful Bridged Offices

Yemeksepeti Park is Replete With Bridges and Floating Hammocks

— June 5, 2018 — Art & Design
Today's titans of Silicon Valley ushered in the concept of an office space that's enjoyable to be in rather than a physical embodiment of tedium, and the new Yemeksepeti Park, built for the Turkish company of the same name, is a clear proponent of that philosophy. The building has a playful and joyous design that features several atypical elements.

Yemeksepeti Park is a five-story building, and each of the floors has an oddly angled bridge that connects it to the floor above or below. Further, the building's topmost floor has gaping holes in it, and these are covered with a stretchy layer of netting. That netting is designed to serve as a floating hammock, giving employees a literal way to take a high-level perspective on projects.


Image Credit: Cemal Emden
Trend Themes
1. Playful Office Spaces - Creating office spaces that prioritize enjoyment and creativity rather than mundane functionality.
2. Atypical Architectural Design - Incorporating unique and unconventional elements into building structures to enhance the work environment.
3. Emphasizing Employee Well-being - Designing workspaces that promote relaxation and stress relief, resulting in increased productivity and employee satisfaction.
Industry Implications
1. Architecture and Design - Exploring innovative approaches to create visually appealing and engaging office spaces.
2. Technology - Developing advanced building materials and technologies to support unconventional architectural designs.
3. Human Resources - Implementing strategies to improve employee well-being and work-life balance through thoughtful workspace design.
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