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Google, Zurich 2

Google’s office in Zurich has gained particular attention for its workspace, which BBC News described as “wacky.” Designed by Camenzind Evolution, it’s a haven of beanbag furniture, neon signs, egg-shaped private work areas and a fire pole to slide down from floor to floor.

Coolest Corporate Headquarters

Now that corporate norms no longer apply across the board, nontraditional office spaces have become more common. Workplaces have emerged that differentiate themselves from the rest of the pack and embody the quirks and idiosyncrasies of their company founders. In other words, these workplaces are out to be cool. — By Daniel Bukszpan