The office real estate market is not stable today. World statistics show a significant outflow of tenants and a partial lack of demand for office space, which are the consequences of global factors such as a pandemic, economic downturn, the trend towards hybrid workflow, or even war. Instead, rental housing remains in demand and there is even a significant increase in demand for it.
ZIKZAK Architects implements a new solution adapted to modern realities — a Coliving consultancy service, which involves the transformation of unclaimed commercial premises into rental housing — coliving.
Based on this, there is a need to transform unprofitable commercial real estate into objects that could fully realize their main task — to generate profit for their owners. ZIKZAK Architects implements a new solution adapted to modern realities — a Coliving consultancy service, which involves the transformation of unclaimed commercial premises into rental housing — coliving. It is international practice the transformation of inefficient office facilities into popular residential premises.
The reconstruction of a building or part of it for coliving is a fairly simple solution in terms of design, relatively cheap to implement, but with competitive advantages over any other business center, because as a result, a multifunctional complex appears.
As for the process of designing coliving spaces, the ZIKZAK Architects team takes their own conceptual solution as a basis and adapts it to the project. It is important for the company to take into account both the maximum amount of rental space and the creation of future infrastructure for potential residents.
At the heart of the concept, experts see functional groups of premises and their balance in the total area: residential units, shower rooms, dining room, workspace, children’s space, places for development and events, sports area, technical area, and security.
By providing the Coliving consultancy service, ZIKZAK Architects, relying on many years of international experience and its own expertise in the design of commercial and residential space, helps to solve the problem of idle office buildings, instead turning them into a profitable new business for the customer.