Stenham Investment Office
Location: Cape Town, South Africa
Program: Corporate office
Client: Stenham Investment
Team: Y. Tsai, Sascha Kaplin
Founded in 1901, Stenham is an independent investment management organisation, operating from a network of global offices in the United Kingdom, Switzerland, Luxembourg, Israel and South Africa.
The South African office is located on the 8th floor corner of the Convention Tower next to the Cape Town International Convention Center, with panoramic views of the harbour and the city centre. The focus of the design is to maximise the view. All the offices are window-facing, to take advantage of the abundant natural lighting.
The reception area is defined by a continuous timber panel that wraps over the counter and up the ceiling into the lounge area. The lounge area and the boardroom are separated by a series of sliding folding doors that can be opened up or closed as the need arises, providing private meeting areas or open-plan event space.