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2019-07-30

Inside Amazon's Spheres, the Biodome Office in Seattle


Inside Amazon's Spheres, the Biodome Office in Seattle

Inside Amazon's Spheres, the Biodome Office in Seattle

Some people ask why spheres?
有些人問,為什麼是球體?

And there are multiple reasons.
而這有很多原因。

The spheres are found in nature.
許多球體可以在大自然中被發現。

we see it in the sight of the moon. 
我們可以在月亮中發現。

We see it in bubbles.
可以在泡沫中發現。

We see it even in the human eyes.
我們甚至可以在人類的眼睛中發現。

Welcome to the spheres.
歡迎來到 the spheres。

Let’s go inside.
我們來進去吧。

The idea was every Amazon employee.
用意在於讓所有亞馬遜的員工。

Have the opportunity to get up from their desk.
有機會可以離開辦公桌。

To walk over to the spheres.
到 the spheres中走走。

And to come to this kind of enviroment.
然後來到這個環境。

To think and act differently than they would inside an office building.
來將想法和行為都變成不同於在辦公大樓的樣子。

All of this spaces are attended to create different work environment.
所有空間都是刻意要創造出不同的工作環境。

When we were designing the campus we wanted to do something that was super special.
當我們在設計校園時,我們想要有超級特殊的作法。

Not just for our employees and their families.
不只是對我們的公司員工和其家人。

But also for seattleites.
也是對西雅圖人。

We start thinking about what’s missing?
我們開始思考,哪裡有缺少?

From the urban environment.
在這個城市的環境。

And it’s generally a link to nature.
這是一個與自然環境的聯繫。

So we wanted to link nature to the workplace.
所以我們想要一個聯繫從大自然到工作場所。

There are ample studies that show that walking in the park versus walking on the cities street.
有大量的研究表明,在公園散步,而不是在城市街道上散步。

Results is you’ll be less stressed 
結果是壓力會大幅的減輕。

Your cortisol level is reduced 
你的皮質醇數值降低了。

You can concentrate better
就可以更加專注。

When we decided to do spheres we found out there are many really attractive circle examples.
當我們決定要做The spheres時,我們發現有許多十分吸引人的圓形建築物可以效仿。

We like all those things but we want something organic to reflect the purpose of the building.
我們全部都很喜歡,但我們想要一些有機的概念來反映這棟建築的初衷。

We found it in something called Pentengona Hexacontahedron.
我們在Pentengona Hexacontahedron中找到了。

If you look at this example this is one of our models we call it cadlon.
你可以看到這個例子,這是我們的一個模型,我們稱它為cadlon。

It’s in a long gated pentagon and which there would be sixty to create an entire sphere.
他是一個長型的拱門狀,需要60個來組成整個球體。

As i hold this  3D print up of a cadlon.
我把這個3D列印出的cadlon舉起來。

You’ll see behind it the large scale version of it the inside the sphere structure.
你會看到它背後,它的大尺寸版本在球體結構內部。

And as you look at the building it self.
當你看著這個建築時。

It’s very hard to find this model.
很難找到這個模型。

Because it’s attended to look more like vines growing or spider webs.
因為他是刻意被排成像藤蔓或蜘蛛網。

The biggest challenge by far.
到現在最大的挑戰。

Was how to solve the environmental conditions here.
是如何在建築內部解決自然環境問題。

Traditional greenhouses as you know are hot and humid.
如您所知,傳統溫室既炎熱又潮濕。

We are trying to create an environment for people in the day.
我們試圖創造一個在白天適合人類。

And it is for plants for day and at night.
且在日夜都適合植物的環境。

As we are walking  through the 7th avenue of the sphere we a call it the forest.
我們正穿過the sphere的第7大道時,我們將其稱為森林。

A company can hire like the best people and they do it all the time.
公司可以雇用最有能力的勞工,如同我們正在做的。

But often times they put these people in little boxes right in cubeicals.
但他們經常被放在狹小的方形工作環境。

They’re really not working at their fullest potential.
他們真的沒辦法發揮所潛能。

One of the things we wanted to do in the spheres.
我們想要the spheres做到的一件事是。

Was to create a place where they could learn about something different.
我們想要創造一個可以學習到不同東西的環境。

Be curious about something different.
一個激發好奇心的環境。

We have southeast asian pitcher plants.
我們有東南亞的pitcher plants。

This is anothor tropical vertinames.
這是另外一種熱帶觀賞植物。

It’s a Alocasia Porte.
這是Alocasia Portei。

Slipper orchids from southeast asia.
從東南亞來的Slipper orchids。

This is Begonia Sizemoreae, Vietnam.
這是越南的Begonia Sizemoreae。

This is one of my favorite spots here in the sphere.
這裡是我在the sphere 最喜歡的地方。

Behind me is one of the largest indoor living walls in the country.
我身後是全國最大的室內綠化牆之一。

The wall stands about 62ft tall almost 50ft wide.
牆高約62英尺,寬約50英尺。

Has something in the oder of 25 thousand individual plants on it.
它上面有25,000個植物個體。

That’s a lot of green you know that we’re looking at.
我們可以看到一大片的綠色。

During the day we have that environment for both of us survive.
在白天,我們擁有讓人類、植物雙方都能生存的環境。

But at night temperature lowers to 55 degrees.
但是到了晚上,氣溫降到了55華氏度。

And the humidity goes up to 85 percent.
濕度提升到85%。

So all the furniture all the equipment all the finishes are what we normally design for outdoor use.
因此,所有家具、所有設備、所有的飾面,都是被設計成的能放在戶外使用的物品。

On addition to the path to the forest.
除了通往森林的路徑。

There’s also this ringpath.
還有這個環形道路。

From here you can see we can look out to the city.
從這裡我們可以向外看到城市。

So you get of both worlds.
所以你同時在兩個世界裡。

The campy walk was another idea of Amazons.
The campy走道是亞馬遜的另一個想法。

We wanted to create the opportunity for walking meetings
我們希望為步行會議創造機會。

Because we knew that if you were walking through 1.2 to 1.8 miles per hour.
因為我們知道如果你每小時步行1.2到1.8英里。

You are the best speed which to think.
這是最可以思考的速度。

Rubi is our largest tree.
Rubi是我們最大的樹。

She came in at 55 feet.
她在55英尺時進來的。

It was a major task to get this tree in because the sphere had to be complete when the tree’s came in.
把這棵樹是弄進來一項重大工程,因為當樹木進來時,the sphere必須完成。

Because they need to have the environment they needed to thrive and live.
因為她會需要一個可以讓她生長、存活的環境。

We had a crate an opening at the top of the building after we were complete big enough to pull in an tree like this.
我們要在完成後在建築物頂部開了一個開口,在我們內部空間可以容納並放入這麼大的一棵樹後。

The next stop is the bird cage 
下一站是:鳥籠

The bird cage is a space for comforting or to just work alone.
鳥籠是一個會議空間或單獨工作的地方。

It is a space open like all the rest.
這裡的空間與其他空間一樣開放。

But we want to give it some privacy.
但我們希望可以有多一點的隱私。

So you’ll notice some of the vines all the way from the floor below up on to the birdcage.
所以你可以看到有藤蔓從地面長到鳥籠上,遮蓋了鳥籠。

Provide that privacy strain.
這提供了一些隱私。

Just one more floor. 
再來一層

Well this is our 4th floor. 
這是我們的四樓。

It’s under the sky.
在天空之下。

You can look 360 degrees under the city.
你可以360度俯瞰整個城市。

How fun is that?
這有多好玩?

Majority of people being born today will never see the milky way.
現今出生的大多數人永遠不會看到銀河系。

Because of the light pollution and living in cities.
因為住在城市的光害問題。

We need to conteract that with as many different good ideas as we can.
我們需要用盡很多的好想法來抵消這種問題

The spheres is one of those good ideas.
The spheres就是一個好的想法。

It not only creates alternative places to work.
它不僅創造了替代的工作場所。

But to reintroduce nature to the middle of the city.
且將自然重新引入城市中心。

Street trees are not enough we  need to go farther.
街道樹木還不夠,我們需要更多這種東西。

 

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