the merint group of companies will consolidate their 5 different offices across the UAE into this purpose-built 40,000sq.ft.building in dubai investment park, incorporating warehouse and factory floor facilities along with 1O,OOOsq.ft. of office and reception area, and approximately 2500sq.ft. of showroom space. since the company's main business vertical is glass, much of the design incorporates glass in innovative ways. the custom-made workstations have glass tops, and the partitions are in frameless glass with a customised pattern enameled on using ceramic frit technique, providing varying levels of privacy. in the entrance lobby too, the false ceiling is made up of an installation of fabric + metal mesh laminated between glass panels and suspended at varying heights. a reception desk made of glass cut + stacked on edge is backlit to form an undulating glowing vertical topography.