The New Moscow office of Walt Disney Studios
Everybody is familiar with the name Walt Disney. We grew up with the movies and cartoons created by this company. But when we were kids we never wondered how and where were those cartoons created. Well, it just happens that in Moscow there’s a new Disney office so we’re going to take a look at it.
The office was designed by Unk Project architects and it’s located in Moscow, Russia. The project area measures 685 square meters and the construction was completed in 2010.The main idea for this office was a space that reminds us of Hollywood Studios «Golden era» with that specific atmosphere. There are opened century old metal columns, arched concrete ceilings, aged ceramic tiles and brick walls along with many other details.
This vintage décor was then combined with contemporary technologies resulting in a unique space. The office actually includes two separate areas. There’s the working office and the guest zone with a cinema hall. It was difficult to incorporate the cinema hall into the design but it had to provide quality sound but it would also have to be completely separated from the other spaces and phonically isolated. Both the office and the cinema zone had to follow the fire safety regulations. Overall, the result was a modern office space with reminiscent architectural details and an impressive cinema hall in the middle that connects everything.