Architects bring innovation and creativity into their own office space
Architectural firm Stoeckert Architekten GmbH has added some bold aesthetic accents to its modern offices in Berlin’s Kreuzberg district in the form of acoustic ceiling panels in various designs.
“Making tomorrow better than today” – this is the motivation that drives Stoeckert Architekten GmbH and guides its efforts to implement innovative, creative and economically feasible solutions for its clients in everything from small interiors and residential projects through to larger-scale public buildings and spaces.
A commercial building with a Tetris-style look
Operating throughout Germany since 2012, the architectural firm has been based at Obentrautstraße 72, in an exclusively commercial part of the Alois Heinze site in Berlin’s Kreuzberg district, since 2018. This seven-storey structure was built in 1993 based on a design by architect Julia Tophof and is inspired by the stylistic forms of classic industrial buildings. With the seventh floor not quite covering the full length of the building, it looks like a huge Tetris block and certainly catches the eye with its boldly coloured façade.
A modern office environment that inspires creativity
The light-filled interior accommodates a total of 14 tenants – mainly architectural and engineering firms, but tax consultancies too – across roughly 6,000 square metres of usable space.
Stoeckert Architekten’s premises do exactly what certified architect and Managing Director Christian Stöckert seeks to achieve in his work: define a property as a living space for people which is conducive to creative work and encourages interaction and engagement on equal terms.
Acoustic ceiling panels create bold aesthetic accents
Large windows allow plenty of daylight into the office spaces, which were designed by the architects themselves and equipped with modern amenities. The light walls, floors and furniture combine with green plants and other colourful touches to create an open and upbeat atmosphere.
Black acoustic ceiling panels from the Troldtekt® Curves design series provide an attractive contrast in some of the offices, with their wave-patterned design generating a calming effect. In other, open-plan office areas, the Troldtekt® Line Design solution in grey is used in combination with classic acoustic panels. Here, in particular, where multiple computer workstations are concentrated over a large space, the sound-absorbing properties of the ceiling panels are useful for ensuring the right acoustics.