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On the Balcony: Blending Tradition and Innovation in Em Paralelo’s Porto Office

A modern, minimalist office design with geometric wood paneling and sleek white furniture.

In Porto, Portugal, the Em Paralelo architecture firm has unveiled its new 110m2 office space, seamlessly blending design, memory, and family ties. Designed in 2023, this office project, titled “On the Balcony,” pays homage to the firm’s founder’s late father, who played a pivotal role in the firm’s inception. By integrating the concept of “interior design” into their architectural vision, Em Paralelo has created a versatile, welcoming workspace that encourages creativity, collaboration, and contemplation.

Seven Hills SF: Feldman Architecture’s Airy Workspace Transformation

Minimalist kitchen design with wood-paneled cabinets, concrete countertops, and glass divider.

Feldman Architecture‘s reimagination of a historic San Francisco building into the chic, contemporary office space known as Seven Hills SF showcases their expertise in blending old and new. Located in the Lower Pacific Heights neighborhood, this former health center and gym now features a refreshed, airy workspace anchored by a striking, wood-slatted staircase and an operable skylight that floods the double-height atrium with natural light.

9 East Studio: Collective Office’s Modern Redesign in Chicago

A modern, minimalist interior with large windows overlooking a historic brick building.

Collective Office, a renowned design firm, has breathed new life into a piece of Chicago history with their stunning 9 East Studio project. Located in the heart of the city, this 5,550-square-foot, two-story office space was once home to a custom masonry fabrication contractor, sitting vacant since the mid-1980s. Through a meticulous renovation process that spanned 24 dump trucks and 7 months, the team has created a modern and functional workspace that celebrates the building’s rich heritage and supports creativity, collaboration, and productivity.