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Eight home offices with stylish set-ups for remote working

The rise of coronavirus means a growing number of people are required to work remotely from their homes. Dezeen has selected eight inspiring home offices, including one that’s lined entirely with plywood and another that’s hidden inside an artichoke-shaped room.


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A Room in the Garden, UK, by Studio Ben Allen

An artichoke-shaped garden room in southwest London accommodates this quirky study.

The space is fronted by a desk and picture window, while at its rear is a chunky plinth where inhabitants can recline to read a book – it even includes a pull-out bed, perfect for mid-afternoon naps.

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Home office interiors

Argentona Apartment, Spain, by YLAB Arquitectos

The full-height oak wood cabinetry inside this Barcelona apartment conceals a fold-out desk where inhabitants can sit and work.

Inhabitants can alternatively opt to work on the light-filled terrace that’s dotted with potted plants.

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Woods Bagot’s modular AD-APT modifies apartments for working from home

Architecture firm Woods Bagot has designed a modular system that can adapt apartments to make them suited to working, playing and cooking, as people spend more time at home because of the coronavirus.

AD-APT is a series of adjustable walls and screens that can be used to divide an open-plan apartment into a number of dedicated spaces, including a home office, exercise room, entertainment area and bedrooms.

Woods Bagot developed the scheme in response to the coronavirus pandemic, which has meant that a number of people are self-isolating and getting accustomed to working from home.

“As more people become comfortable with working remotely, they will expect to be able to do so more often,” said firm principal Simon Saint.

“This will change the way we design and use our workplaces, schools and homes. While we expect the physical changes to offices and classrooms to happen over time, the changes to

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