Russian Google office

Game of chess. Russian Google office
Game of chess

Russian Google office is located right in the centre of Moscow. It is decorated in the style of Russian folk tales, favorite childhood cartoons and movies, a little humor is added to design. These pictures were taken from two sources, this is how the office looked in 2010, when it was opened and in 2011 – Google Developer Day. The office in Moscow – a place where you never feel bored, it’s comfortable, cosy with well equipped rooms.

A stranger among his Yandex. Russian Google office
A stranger among his Yandex

In developing the concept of office interrior took part professionals, the idea was to create a Google office with a Russian soul. In the end the choice fell on Russian folk tales and favorite childhood cartoons and films. The entire office , including meeting rooms, decorated in the style of famous works. For example, you can sit on a replica of “12 chairs” in the eponymous negotiating or twist the steering wheel in the “Wrongel”. Amateur ornithologists can count birds in “38 parrots” room, and if you wanted to relax, you can go for a massage in one of two specially equipped rooms.

Tea drinking in Russian style, tea from a samovar. Russian Google office
Tea drinking in Russian style, tea from a samovar

The favorite area for employees – Lukomorie. Here you can sit under a green oak tree with a cup of freshly brewed coffee. Here in the forest is a small library with a soft and comfortable sofas and shelves of books on various subjects.

The office is open 24 hours, all the food is free. In the fridge there’s even a beer. No bans on alcohol, you can drink beer in the morning and sit in the bar booze, but nobody does that.

Negotiation table. Russian Google office
Negotiation table

“In our first day in the new office to work was impossible – all enjoyed fairy tales decorations, all sat on sofas and attempted to try all the dishes in the new dining room. Someone said: “I always thought that in Moscow can not be done the same cool office, as in America or in Zurich, and now look – it turned out even better!” – Anna Kondratyeva, Software Developer

There is a room with a massage chair. Here, too, you can work. No matter where and how you work, what you do in the workplace, you can come at any time, you can leave work for home, play and sit in cafes all day though. The main index – the work must be done.

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On the left is the entrance to the area where the engineers are sitting. You can't shoot there, only secrets! Russian Google office
On the left is the entrance to the area where the engineers are sitting. You can’t shoot there, only secrets!
secretaries. Russian Google office
secretaries
The Moscow office currently has about 100 employees.Russian Google office
The Moscow office currently has about 100 employees.
Cotton candy. Russian Google office
Cotton candy
Reception. Russian Google office
Reception
Russian Google office. Various zones and rooms
Various zones and rooms
Russian Google office. After playing table football, you can take cotton candy and go to work.
After playing table football, you can take cotton candy and go to work.
Russian Google office. Meeting room in the style of a plot from the fairy tale
Meeting room in the style of a plot from the fairy tale “The Frog Princess”
Russian Google office. Each employee can also choose the equipment he wants to work on. Someone works on a laptop, someone needs 2 or 3 monitors.
Each employee can also choose the equipment he wants to work on. Someone works on a laptop, someone needs 2 or 3 monitors.
Russian Google office. The office is open around the clock, all food is free. There's even beer in the fridge. There are no prohibitions on alcohol, you can sit and ferment in a bar right in the morning, but no one does that.
The office is open around the clock, all food is free. There’s even beer in the fridge. There are no prohibitions on alcohol, you can sit and ferment in a bar right in the morning, but no one does that.
The most favorite area for employees is Lukomorye. Here, in the forest, there is a small library with soft and cozy sofas and shelves of books on various topics.
The most favorite area for employees is Lukomorye. Here, in the forest, there is a small library with soft and cozy sofas and shelves of books on various topics.
A room in the style of the Monument to the Solovetsky Antiquity - Huts on chicken legs, where Google engineers like to gather to discuss projects.
A room in the style of the Monument to the Solovetsky Antiquity – Huts on chicken legs, where Google engineers like to gather to discuss projects.
Office printer
Office printer
Small meeting room in the style of the Russian fairy tale about the Serpent Gorynych
Small meeting room in the style of the Russian fairy tale about the Serpent Gorynych
Kitchen and dining room
Kitchen and dining room
Conference hall
Conference hall
Russian Google office
Cafe for employees
Each employee designs his workplace independently.
Each employee designs his workplace independently.
Head office
Head office
“Hut on chicken legs”, from a Russian fairy tale
Toys
Toys
Recreation areas for employees, new ideas are great here.
Recreation areas for employees, new ideas are great here.
There is even a working soda machine.
There is even a working soda machine.
Russian dumplings eat
Russian dumplings eat
Study board
Study board
There is a massage room for employees, a massage therapist works in the office.
There is a massage room for employees, a massage therapist works in the office.
Prepare Russian pancakes
Prepare Russian pancakes
Guitar for mood.
Guitar for mood.
All meeting rooms are thematic.
All meeting rooms are thematic.
There is a table tennis table in the hall, a screen is visible on the wall, you can play a video console on it.
There is a table tennis table in the hall, a screen is visible on the wall, you can play a video console on it.

You can go to the horizontal bar.
You can go to the horizontal bar.

A room in the style of the Soviet cartoon
A room in the style of the Soviet cartoon “38 parrots”. Russian Google office

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