These ‘Regeneration Pods’ Provide A Place For Employees To Relax And Meditate

These Regeneration Pods are made from hundreds of pieces of bamboo and provide a place for employees to take a short-term rest. #Workplace #Office #Design

Photography by Tom Donald for Aldworth James & Bond

 

have collaborated with (the client), and Dr. Marcella Ucci (Head of the MSc in Health, Wellbeing and Sustainable Buildings at the University College of London), to design he Shard Regeneration Pods, that act as a place for employees to relax.

 

A cactus garden surrounds the pods and gives a direct connection with living nature.

These Regeneration Pods are made from hundreds of pieces of bamboo and provide a place for employees to take a short-term rest. #Workplace #Office #Design

Photography by Kyungsub Shin

The two pods provide a place for employees to take a short-term rest, and they provide a sense of shelter and refuge while also maintaining views to the outside.

The soft seating within the pods are large enough for someone to lie down and rest, but also designed for sitting meditation. The additional cushions allow one to sit as if on a bench, but also take off the shoes and sit in a lotus posture.


These Regeneration Pods are made from hundreds of pieces of bamboo and provide a place for employees to take a short-term rest. #Workplace #Office #Design

Photography by Tom Donald for Aldworth James & Bond

Each Pod is made from hundreds of individual pieces of bamboo and were fabricated by master craftsworkers at , who combined high-tech digital fabrication with traditional hand-finishing techniques to achieve a silky and sensuous final result.


These Regeneration Pods are made from hundreds of pieces of bamboo and provide a place for employees to take a short-term rest. #Workplace #Office #Design

Photography by Tom Donald for Aldworth James & Bond

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