Mammoth Bamboo Staircase Defines Elephant-Parade’s Beijing HQ by Cun Design

At Elephant-Parade’s Beijing office, Cun Design wrapped a staircase in locally sourced bamboo. Photography by Wang Jin and Wang Ting.

The staircase connects the four-level office’s top two. Photography by Wang Jin and Wang Ting.

Flooring shifts from ceramic tile to oak boards. Photography by Wang Jin and Wang Ting.

Bamboo was bent for the stair. Photography by Wang Jin and Wang Ting.

A porcelain figure perches on a workstation’s custom partition of stained bamboo. Photography by Wang Jin and Wang Ting.

Office areas accommodate 300 employees. Photography by Wang Jin and Wang Ting.

The bamboo strips were nailed together. Photography by Wang Jin and Wang Ting.

Structural columns support the stair. Photography by Wang Jin and Wang Ting.

Paneling veneered in stained oak defines the meditation room, overlooking the Tonghui River. Photography by Wang Jin and Wang Ting.

Ottomans in wool felt populate the landing. Photography by Wang Jin and Wang Ting.

Freestanding volumes contain meeting rooms and printing stations. Photography by Wang Jin and Wang Ting.

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