Foye Office Space

Foye Office Space

Architect
Maya Baklan design studio
Location
Kyiv, Ukraine | View Map
Project Year
2021
Category
Offices
Andrey Bezuglov
Product Spec Sheet

ElementBrandProduct Name
Bar tiles and reception blocksMutina
Chairs in the libraryMZPA
Floors - Austrian parquetmafi natural wood floors
Outdoor furnitureNardi
Aluminum partitions with glassNayada
Tables, chairs, sofas, armchairsProfim

Product Spec Sheet
Bar tiles and reception blocks
Chairs in the library
by MZPA
Floors - Austrian parquet
Outdoor furniture
by Nardi
Aluminum partitions with glass
by Nayada
Tables, chairs, sofas, armchairs
by Profim

Foye Office Space

Maya Baklan design studio as Architects

We built this office not for a specific customer company, but for an investor whose purpose is to lease the office.

Therefore, in the brief, we created a collective image of all our previous clients, took into account all modern trends, applied all our experience of working with the old housing stock. The renovation took 14 months. And the result is impressive. In addition, despite the typical surprises of old houses that awaited us at every turn, we managed to fully fit into the initially set budget.

photo_credit Andrey Bezuglov
Andrey Bezuglov

The main idea was to return the premises to its former beauty, leaving all its features in plain sight. And there are many of them: this is a multitude of high windows with transoms, balconies, a large open terrace under the shade of a chestnut tree, high ceilings, a real fireplace, perfect 700mm thick brick walls. We removed all the labyrinths of the previous arbitrary layouts, removed all layers of drywall and flooring, strengthened all window and door openings, and so a completely new and clean space was born.

photo_credit Andrey Bezuglov
Andrey Bezuglov

It is important to note that we managed to create a neutral interior shell and implement a key idea: to bring art to the interior. But not in a standard way, when customers or designers select and bring art objects from galleries. And we invited famous Ukrainian artists to the object and asked them to leave their mark on the walls as they see it. Practically no limiting the freedom of creativity. So we got 6 wall paintings and 4 sculptures. And the premises have acquired even greater value.

photo_credit Andrey Bezuglov
Andrey Bezuglov

The current office is designed for 42 workplaces and consists of 6 offices (with a capacity of 5 to 12 people), 3 meeting rooms (2 of which are combined into one larger one using a transformer partition), a kitchen, a toilet with a shower room, a server room / storage room, a multifunctional library (which we call among ourselves a “zone of silence.” This space is divided into many zones for secluded work, negotiations, informal conversations, events, and is equipped with a technological bar and access to the terrace) and terrace.

photo_credit Andrey Bezuglov
Andrey Bezuglov
photo_credit Andrey Bezuglov
Andrey Bezuglov
photo_credit Andrey Bezuglov
Andrey Bezuglov
photo_credit Andrey Bezuglov
Andrey Bezuglov
photo_credit Andrey Bezuglov
Andrey Bezuglov
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Material used:
1. Floors - Austrian parquet Mafi (dealer of strips in Ukraine)
2. Fireplace - French Focus (Kaminova dealer and installer)
3. Tables, chairs, sofas, armchairs - Profim (Stalkon dealer)
4. Chairs in the library - MZPA designed by Katya Sokolova
5. All furniture is custom made - Stalkon
6. Ventilation and Air Conditioning Contractor - HVAC Systems
7. Aluminum partitions with glass - Nayada
8. Building contractor - Rente
9. Green - pervaya and Ukraflora on the outside
10. Outdoor furniture - Nardi
11. Tiles and plumbing - starkbud
12. Bar tiles and reception blocks - mutina (two-tone retailer)
13. Lighting contractor - vesgroup (brands DCW, SLV, BPM ...)

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