Park Adhocracy by L’EAU Design

Park Adhocracy

Park Adhocracy is a proposal for a new office creation. Adhocracy, unlike a traditional bureaucracy, is an innovative organizational structure that is flexible and arbitrarily adapts to an organization in line with the flexible organization system that is part of the pliable and multiple relationships of the modern society. We propose a new office that creates autonomous relationships through multiple locations by active selection, escaping from the confining space of the existing office.

Offi-Ludens puts the regression of Homo-Ludens, humans having fun, into the work space. The adhocracy relationship creates entertaining office spaces for members where unpredictable and heterogeneous elements coexist in various forms to naturally induce dynamic working methods. Through this, the boundary between work and life is broken so that active people create places for themselve.

A self-generated relationship in a bounded box of secret stories in a modern city that does not have various connections and forms an exclusive urban environment by establishing a flexible auto-poiesis system has been constantly created. We hope that it will play a complex role in the city as a multiplicity in which new worlds coexist.

Offi-Ludens, a Flexible Boundary between Work and Life
Homo-Ludens means humans having fun and this term is from a book by Johan Huizinga published in 1938. By blurring the distinction between work and play, it gives creativity to office spaces and forms a flexible boundary between work and life, creating a sustainable working environment in everyday life.

Absolute Space vs Space for a Flexible Relationship
In the frame of absolute space that can accommodate various functions, we propose a multiversal placing that can respond to an internal multilateral program. Offices operated with a hoteling system without regular seats can enable a new office organization ecosystem¡ through dynamic communication and collaboration between departments and employees. In addition, by flexibly responding to diversified programs and unexpected activities, random relationships between members are created naturally.

Normadic Platform _Self-Curating Place
A Nomadic Platform provides a nomadic work environment for a modern fluid and relational office. It awaits spontaneous action among the nomadically scattered static and dynamic spaces and forms a reserve space that coordinates movement and pauses. In situations where extraordinary chances are possible, users make their own daily lives by choosing their own place (Self-Curating Place).

Parallax Effect

  • Criss-Crossing through Multiple Parallax: Inside
    In the internal work space where accidental non-routine encounters occur, viewpoints from multiple layers intersect based on void space and the parallax effect that perceives and moves differently depending on these viewpoints emerges.
  • Multilayered Relationships with the Natural Environment: Outside
  • The effect filters the external nature differently to form a singular atmosphere for each floor.
  • 2nd floor: Through the front curtain wall glass window, the surrounding nature outside is internalized.
  • 3rd floor: Between solid facades, the terrace and courtyards are partially open to flow to the exterior landscape.
  • 4th floor: The outside terrace is laid out with the skyline in the distance and the roof garden opened to the sky, which internalizes the office environment. Source by L’EAU.
  • Location: 2148-21 Baekjemunhwa-ro, Gonju-si, Chungcheongnam-do, Republic of Korea
  • Architect: Dongjin Kim (Hongik University), L’EAU DESIGN
  • Design team: Jang Yeongjae, Lee Ye-rim, Ikhyeon Joo, Jihye Yoon, Hong Jong Hwa, Jeongyeol Kwon
  • Structural engineer: SDM
  • Mechanical/Electrical engineer: Hana Consulting Engineers Co., LTD.
  • Construction: Ravley, Inc.
  • Site area: 2,6430 m2
  • Building area: 5,200.39 m2
  • Gross floor area: 9,722.16 m2
  • Photographs: Jaeyoun Kim, Courtesy of L’EAU

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