Read All About It: Ippolito Fletiz Group's Canteen for Der Spiegel

One end of the canteen can become an event space with the help of a?glass folding divider framed in painted steel. Photo by Zooey Braun.

Johannes Foersom and Peter Hiort-Lorenzen designed the chairs. Photo by Zooey Braun.

LEDs turn acrylic rods into ceiling fixtures. Photo by Zooey Braun.

Custom tables’ tops of polished granite are laser-etched to reduce glare from custom LED and halogen pendant fixtures. Photo by Zooey Braun.

They combine acrylic diffusers and painted steel canopies. Photo by Zooey Braun.

Of the ceiling’s 4,230 custom disks of micro-perforated satin-finished aluminum, 12 inches in diameter, 42 were modified to serve as vents. Photo by Zooey Braun.

Custom table bases are powder-coated steel. Photo by Zooey Braun.

Henning Larsen Architects designed the building, which overlooks the Ericusgraben canal in HafenCity, a 388-acre docklands-renewal project. Photo by Zooey Braun.

Concealed between the disks, hooks in the ceiling allow rows of hanging plastic rods to define three zones. Photo by Zooey Braun.

The brick terrace will host tables during the warmer months. Photo by Zooey Braun.

A wall hiding technical equipment is veneered in cerused oak, protected by a painted base from the products used to clean the terrazzo. Photo by Zooey Braun.

In the Ippolito Fleitz Group’s employee canteen for Spiegel-Gruppe in Hamburg, Germany, lines in the terrazzo floor help direct foot traffic. Photo by Zooey Braun.

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