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Moving Beyond to Achieve Ambitions On 14 August 2017, JLL and their sub-

their new home will embody a happy, positive

sightlines, while also promoting a feeling of

sidiary Tétris moved into a new office

environment – a place so nurturing that

togetherness. To add to this sense of flow

at 727 Parnassusweg. They invite you

everyone misses it when they’re not there.

and warmth, there are very few right angles

to come by and say hello! JLL’s new home, which boasts ample communal space and an open layout, encapsulates the company’s new brand promise to ‘Achieve Ambitions’ and serves as a physical reflection of what JLL is like: confident, collaborative and curious.

– everything is curved and organic.

‘With Tétris, JLL had the amazing advantage of having their own in-house team of experts to guide the entire design and construction process.’

These aesthetic principles are echoed in the various shared spaces, which include a coffee corner, collaboration areas with nooks and flexible seating, a glass-walled boardroom, agile meeting spaces for spurof-the-moment discussions, a restaurant and bar, and the stunning ‘South Axperience’ area, which features stepped seating and

With Tétris, a full-service design, fit-out and refurbishment specialist, JLL had the amazing

Spanning the 8th and 9th floors and awash

panoramic views of the cityscape of Zuidas

advantage of having their own in-house team

in natural white and wood tones, JLL’s new

– a fitting reflection of our core ambition.

of experts to guide the entire design and

home revolves around the design concept

construction process. Working together,

of ‘the city within’. This concept comes to

they created a space that promotes face-

life as one wanders through the different

JLL’S NEW OFFICE IN FIGURES

to-face communication and activity-based

‘neighbourhoods’ – clusters of naturally lit,

• Total floor area: 2,000 m2

working, enhancing collaboration and helping

open workspaces, each named after a district

• 25 kilometres of data cabling

to better achieve their own ambitions as

of Amsterdam. Mimicking Amsterdam’s

• Design period: 16 weeks,

well as those of their clients. In addition,

seamless flow as well as its egalitarian

JLL’s people were able to share their own

nature, each neighbourhood workspace

ambitions and preferences during the design

cluster connects to the surrounding space

totalling 455 project management

process, by offering feedback through surveys

through open walkways, demarcated by

hours

and discussions. In this way they made sure

low walls or glass partitions, that offer clear

totalling 265 hours of design work • Construction period: 14 weeks,

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