我们在本次设计中有一个很明确的主旨——“集体”为先！德国公益事业首屈一指的私人捐助组织AKTION MENSCH代表了人与人之间的互敬互爱。尤其是对残障人士的支持，更是该组织的工作重点。AKTION MENSCH是一家已有五十余年历史的公益组织，其目标在于推动残障人士在社会生活方方面面的“融入”。该组织资金来源于发放公益彩票，爱心是一切行动的动力。AKTION MENSCH总部设于德国波恩。如何在日常的办公生活中体现员工的多样性，避免障碍？答案就是：“集体”。我们用“集体”的思维打造设计理念，将多样性化为一个指导思想，用环境设计的力量为人性搭建一个强大的平台。
Their mission is clear: »WE wins the day.« As Germany’s largest private charity in the social sector, Aktion Mensch is dedicated to ensuring the normal coexistence of people with and without disabilities in all walks of life. Inclusion is key for this non-profit association, which has been financed through a social lottery for over 50 years. And this now becomes evident in their own headquarters in Bonn. But how can the impressive diversity of its team be fostered in everyday working life without limits and restraints becoming tangible? –– The answer: When we translate this WE into a design concept that takes diversity as its guiding principle. Interior architecture as a strong framework for the human.
Our aim: To create a dynamic work world across 3900 m² where differences are normal. Meeting the same demands as in the numerous projects that Aktion Mensch supports each month. Making innate values tangible. Creating a place where all employees feel they belong. To do this, we exploited our strengths as a multidisciplinary design studio to implement inclusion in a modern and sustainable way. While at the same time preserving the structural substance of this office building from 2003, because a responsible use of resources is just as important. –– This is how we like to work best: by taking the existing structure into account and working effectively within the given budget. And if everything must be implemented while business operations continue, no problem. Responsibility shows itself best in cooperation.
After reorganising the total floor area into eight zones, work life is organised around a village square that forms the centre piece of each area. As central meeting places, all village squares have their own theme, from which the colour scheme for the square and the adjacent department is derived. Each colour concept is completed by an individualised ceiling. This always provides a definite answer to the question »Where shall we meet?«: at the festival, the harbour, on the sports field, in the garden, the library or at the market. This not only improves orientation, but strengthens the sense of belonging. Neighbourhoods are cultivated. At Aktion Mensch, cultural identity is created through real-life diversity. –– If nobody is excluded, then anonymity no longer has any place.
Employee diversity is illustrated in the bold colours of the room elements. Changeable furniture, soft materials and round shapes that are never perfectly round. Each of them is unique, just like the personalities who work here. A joy for life is expressed throughout. Differences are revealed, all of which appear quite normal here. A sense of well-being can be felt at all times. The space tells stories. And the work world is readable for everyone in their own language. –– Lust for life. Desire for diversity. Vibrancy. Diverse, variable, inward leaning, approachable, taking a stance. Equal rights on an equal footing. This is what distinguishes our work world for Aktion Mensch.
Aktion Mensch e.V.