Barbosa & Guimarães

Places that would make you love where you work

Height does not a good office building make.

Some of the bolder commercial architecture emerging this decade is for small to medium sized company offices around the world and particularly in Europe. We looked around for some unique designs. May they serve as a reminder to urbanists and architecture fans that size doesn't always matter.

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