For its first satellite office in the United States, The Leading Edge, a boutique strategy and research firm, needed to turn a Manhattan office space's top floor into something original. It decided to not over-do it, rather retaining a simple floor plan and a whole lot of open space.
This tiny stand-alone office isn't just nestled in nature, it also emulates it. Cross-sections of logs create a camouflage effect for this recording studio, built for musician Hans Liberg by furniture designer Piet Hein Eek in the Netherlands.
The use of shipping containers--each with an average cost of $3,400--was found to be the most economical way to create dozens of individual, small private offices and support facilities for Pallotta Teamworks in Los Angeles.