Sony Music Office

Sony Music Office

Architect
Beyond Spaces
Location
Amsterdam, Netherlands | View Map
Project Year
2017
Category
Offices
Peter Tijhuis

Sony Music Office

Beyond Spaces as Architects

A’DAM stands for Amsterdam Dance And Music. The recently renovated 60s icon, located on the banks of the IJ river, is home to several nightclubs and leading international music companies including Massive Music, Wink, ID&T, Gibson and now Sony Music Entertainment.

We freed the magnificent views from obstruction by placing enclosed functions near the core of the floor plan, also allowing the concrete facade to claim the spotlight. A homage to the experience of music, the core resembles the inside of an amplifier, the stairs double as a bar, and the vinyl boardroom table transforms to a DJ-booth. Paying special attention to the lighting system, LED strips placed on the grid ceiling illuminate the acoustic spray, creating a hyper-diffuse light effect, eliminating shadows.

While in the music industry, work and play are very much intertwined, the design seeks to separate the two and give each their own space. This way, one can either be fully focussed at work or fully relaxed at play. We emphasised this division through a radical material palette: grey and green, and nothing in between.

 

Material Used:
1. Flooring: PU – floor, Senso
2. Doors: Aluminium Glass Doors
3. Interior lighting: LED – strips by Invent Design
4. Interior furniture: Boring Collection, Lensvelt

Project Credits
Photographers
Product Spec Sheet

ElementBrand
FlooringSENSO | THINK UNITED
Interior lightingInvent Design
Interior furnitureLensvelt
Product Spec Sheet
Flooring
PU FLOOR by SENSO | THINK UNITED
Interior lighting
LED STRIP 5M RGBW 2700K by Invent Design
Interior furniture
Boring Collection by Lensvelt
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