German architecture practice f m b architektenhas an experimental approach towards architecture. Their aim is to plant the holistic realization of an architectural idea into the real life practice.
For the new headquarter of Greiner, a family based business specializing in the production of high quality chairs and seats, the architectural studio designed a building worthy of note. Located in Pleidelsheim, Germany, the building perfectly assimilates into its surroundings. Situated near the city-centre, the architectural practice made sure that the construction blends in with the industrial, residential and the old agricultural buildings.
Previously, the old showroom and small client center didn’t meet the expectations anymore, therefore the architects of f m b decided to take control over the old-fashioned appearance.
The new building consists of four levels, of which the exhibition room and the customer center is located on entry level.
The building features an open space reception hall, where one can find an impressive spiral staircase leading up to three levels, connecting the upper floors with the offices, conference rooms, accounting area and the roof terrace. In order to give the appropriate appearance to the structures’ interior and exterior, a minimalistic approach was followed during the design process, which resulted into architectural outcome of modern thinking.