I think they wanted something that was easy to keep clean and used little water.
At first glance, it looked nice but after awhile it looked tightly controlled and creepy.
This is a two-storey glass sort of lobby structure? Not quite sure.
And the function of this row of rusty barrel things? Haven't a clue.
I would bet this place won all sorts of design awards. And one imagines that the people who work here go home to suburbs that are just as tidy and tightly controlled.