Making the Coolest Use of Space

ZA BOR ARCHITECTS
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The Natural Effect

Shaped like a giant disc, the Yandex offices in southwestern Russia used materials like wood and cork to achieve a natural feel despite its location on the 15th floor of a brand new office building. Za Bor Architects, the principal firm for the office’s design, showed how form can truly meet function: Wood panels on the office walls serve as soundproofing.