Dramatic Cantilever Sets the Tone for SOM-Designed JT International Headquarters

While improving energy efficiency, the curtain wall’s quadruple-glazed modules integrate roller blinds. Photography by Hufton + Crow. 

A staircase with Carrara marble treads is the centerpiece of Skidmore, Owings & Merrill’s Geneva headquarters for JT International. Photography by Adrien Barakat/JT International.

European walnut distinguishes the reception desk. Photography by Hufton + Crow.

Stainless steel tops the glass of a balustrade for the main staircase. Photography by Adrien Barakat/JT International.

A secondary stair connects all nine stories. Photography by Adrien Barakat/JT International.

Granite surrounds a water feature. Photography by Adrien Barakat/JT International.

A Sol LeWitt mural runs along a corridor. Photography by Adrien Barakat/JT International.

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Poltrona Frau: Ganged Seating

Arper: Chairs, Tables

Citterio: Custom Paneling

Ganged seating by Vignelli Associates fills an auditorium where the walnut-veneered paneling features micro-perforations for acoustical purposes. Photography by Hufton + Crow.

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A private staircase links executive levels. Photography by Hufton + Crow. 

Mullions are anodized aluminum. Photography by Hufton + Crow.

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The main staircase’s stringer is painted steel. Photography by Adrien Barakat/JT International.

Liam Gillick was commissioned for the powder-coated aluminum panels that run alongside the main staircase. Photography by Hufton + Crow.

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Arne Quinze: Pendant Fixtures

LaPalma: Stools, Tables

In a café, Arne Quinze pendant fixtures hang above Lievore Altherr Molina tables and chairs. Photography by Hufton + Crow.

Anodized aluminum ceilings, water-cooled for energy efficiency, appear throughout. Photography by Hufton + Crow.

Stainless-steel tread grips detail the Carrara marble steps of the executive staircase. Photography by Hufton + Crow.

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Leather-upholstered chairs flank the boardroom’s custom table. Photography by Hufton + Crow.

Lievore Altherr Molina furniture also appoints a break-out area. Photography by Hufton + Crow.

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Carpet tile in the office area is nylon. Photography by Hufton + Crow.

A pedestrian bridge passes above railroad tracks. Photography by Hufton + Crow.

Alpine species cover the roof. Photography by Hufton + Crow.

Flooring in the cafeteria is ipe. Photography by Hufton + Crow.

ONLINE EXCLUSIVE. Photography by Hufton + Crow.

ONLINE EXCLUSIVE. Photography by Hufton + Crow.

ONLINE EXCLUSIVE. Photography by Hufton + Crow.

ONLINE EXCLUSIVE. Photography by Hufton + Crow.

ONLINE EXCLUSIVE. Photography by Hufton + Crow.

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