Monica Donati & Associés : Siège de DS Avocats

The agency Monica Donati renovates 6000m2 two Haussmann buildings to host the headquarters of DS Avocats, a law of sober and contemporary image that brings together almost 200 professionals.

The main issues of this restructuring affect the storage 2,5 km linear easily accessible records, processing of traffic and the implementation of a major program of hundreds of offices, meeting rooms 12, two cafeterias, library and a large boardroom for 100 people.

The entrance provides an overview of the interior ambience and guides to a quiet home, down the street. The entrance hall gives access to the offices by a red silk carpet. The ground floor hosts a series of variable size meeting rooms, and the coffee lounge open onto the courtyard. The library and the board room enjoying a glass roof open at the yard are located 1er basement and accessed by a wooden tunnel that features traffic and incorporates sanitary and changing rooms.

The plan currents floors hosting the offices is punctuated by "archives blocks" of cubic volumes bamboo within which are arranged red every high shelves. Implanted between the corridors and offices, they integrate the supporting elements of the building and punctuate the aisles. Sandblasted glass elements connect these boxes and compartmentalize offices, allowing light to pass while respecting confidentiality. The offices, free from any storage space, are more spacious and bright and have a real acoustic comfort thanks to the felt covering the walls. The materials and colors chosen to give a unit all in shades of white, gray and wood, interspersed with red. The central courtyard provides good natural lighting of offices, open onto an interior garden landscape.

Project title: Social DS Avocats seat

Place: paris 16ème

Owner: Monica Donati & ASSOCIATES

Mastery of work: DS Avocats

Area: 6 000 m2

Cost of works: 2 800 000 € HT

Calendar: March delivery 2014

Photos: Camilla Pongiglione

The project is selected for ArchiDesignClub 2016 Awards in the category Indoor / Offices, commercial spaces

For more information, visit the website Monica Donati & ASSOCIATES

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