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8/26/16

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Dramatic Cantilever Sets the Tone for SOM-Designed JT International Headquarters

Source: Interior Design

A colossus in the world of office design, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill developed a fittingly huge, sweeping gesture for the Geneva headquarters of JT International. The nine-story, 400,000-square-foot building is an enormous acute triangle with a “heroic cantilever” in the words of SOM interior design partner Stephen Apking, an Interior Design Hall of Fame member...

While Apking led the New York–based interiors team, SOM’s London design director Kent Jackson helmed the architectural side of the project. “The cantilever derived from the size of the site as well as having to navigate very specific Swiss zoning and building regulations,” Jackson says.

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