NRI (Nomura Research Institute)
Andre Fanthome / Naughts and Crosses LLP
Product Spec Sheet

ElementBrandProduct Name
FlooringArmstrong Ceiling Solutions
FlooringKronotex
LightingLight Axxis
MiscellaneousMerino Group
Partition SystemÓtic Partición
MiscellaneousSaint-Gobain Glass HQ

Product Spec Sheet
Flooring
by Armstrong Ceiling Solutions
Flooring
Lighting
Miscellaneous
Partition System
Miscellaneous

Nomura Research Institute’s Innovative Office Design: Fostering Tranquillity and Interaction

Ultraconfidentiel as Architects

Overview
Gurgaon, Delhi – Nomura Research Institute, Ltd. (NRI), Japan’s premier economic research and consulting powerhouse, and a proud member of the Nomura Group, has once again expanded its impressive footprint in India. With the completion of their fourth office phase by Ultraconfidentiel Design, NRI’s commitment to creating tranquil work environments continues unabated.

photo_credit Andre Fanthome / Naughts and Crosses LLP
Andre Fanthome / Naughts and Crosses LLP

Way-finding: An experiential journey through the space
This latest expansion encompasses a sprawling 12,000 square feet in Gurgaon, designed in harmony with the office’s preceding three phases. Ultraconfidentiel Design has masterfully crafted an experiential journey through the space, starting from the eye-catching curves that mark the entrance. This physical narrative of curves, highlighted by strategic lighting, guides visitors and employees alike, evoking the serenity of a Japanese Zen garden.

Within the office, a palette of soothing greens with terracotta accents creates a serene yet focused atmosphere, with green acting as a signature mark and unifying element across all phases. The office layout is meticulously planned, positioning workstations along the glazing to maximize natural light, while meeting rooms and cabins draw occupants further into the space. Adjacent to the work area, a cafeteria with a vast glazed wall allows for the free flow of light, enhancing the openness of the design.

photo_credit Andre Fanthome / Naughts and Crosses LLP
Andre Fanthome / Naughts and Crosses LLP

Versatile spaces for spontaneous interactions
Ultraconfidentiel Design has not only prioritized aesthetics but also the well-being of the NRI team. The office boasts a variety of spaces designed for spontaneous interactions, from enclosed phone rooms for private conversations to expansive collaboration areas for informal gatherings. The workstation zone breaks away from tradition, introducing high tables and lounge seating to foster a dynamic and engaging work environment.

With each new phase, NRI’s office in Gurgaon sets a benchmark for office design, balancing tranquility with versatility, and proving once more that the environment we work in is as crucial as the work we do.

photo_credit Andre Fanthome / Naughts and Crosses LLP
Andre Fanthome / Naughts and Crosses LLP

Team:
Architect: Ultraconfidentiel Design
Client: NRI
Photography: Andre Fanthome / Naughts and Crosses LLP

photo_credit Andre Fanthome / Naughts and Crosses LLP
Andre Fanthome / Naughts and Crosses LLP

Material Used:
1. Furniture: Customized
2. Flooring: Voxflor / Kronotex USA / Kronotex India / Armstrong World Industries
3. Lighting: Light Axxis
4. Miscellaneous: Merino Group / Tranquil Global / Saint-Gobain
5. Partition System: Ótic Partición

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