Projects

Silver Suites Designs New Niche for Shared Space

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TPG Architecture in New York City recently finished the design and construction of “Silver Suites” — a flexible, white-glove, turn-key executive office spaces — on the 46th floor of 7 World Trade Center. It’s a distinct upgrade on the idea of a business incubator or cowork space, meant to provide companies with a top-notch address and growth-focused services.

iStrategy Blends Eat, Work, Play in DC

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Their old space was a narrow two-story condo a block away in DuPont Circle. For their new space, iStrategyLabs gutted a 6,200 square foot space to bare bones. The default concept: no walls. Corbett wanted each wall added to be a major battle. Instead, the office is broken up by function. Working with Alliance Architects out of Annapolis, the result is a bunch of open space with only one office and many places to get work done comfortably.

Iconic Style Meets Function in Phenomblue’s Design

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“Phenomblue’s space is unlike anything that exists in Omaha today,” said Joe Olsen, Phenomblue CEO and president. “We hope it inspires others to embrace modern office design and continues to make Omaha a destination for gifted talent.”  Plus, you can skateboard through it.

5 Questions About Framestore’s New Design

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The most striking feature of the new Framestore office is the open column, “The Tower.” Originally built as a multi-story rack to hold fabric for chemical treatments, the tower now holds a meeting room on one floor, and an inside/outside deck on another.

Quicken Loans’ Detroit 2.0 Office

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ROSSETTI designed the dense work station format to include Herman Miller sit-to-stand flexible work stations, demountable wall offices, and open, brightly lit rooms. A variety of activated lounge spaces encourage spontaneous meetings. For their new cafeteria, Quicken Loans asked for an all-you-can-eat approach. The vibrant space has the potential to activate a 24/7 youth culture movement that will power the Detroit cityscape forward.

United Therapeutics Designs Urban Campus

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Said Yuri Van Mierlo, manager corporate real estate at Unither, “We’ve experienced a 10-fold increase in inter-departmental interaction since the building opened. We highly value collaboration, and the new building provides intentional and coincidental opportunities to achieve just that.”

GSA Boosts Staff Collaboration in Half the Workstation Space

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The Rocky Mountain regional office has reduced allocated space per employee by 48%, from 145 square feet per person down to 100. When compared to the traditional cube layout, the new designs reduce real estate footprint, material consumption, and overall cost of each workstation. Fewer square feet per person allows for a larger workforce in the same envelope, and when a workstation’s cost to build can be halved, it becomes easier to grow.

Getting Creative in a Church

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The choice to renovate a church provided a creative opportunity to design an open-space work environment. High ceilings and the wide-open construct of the church’s nave were inherent design characteristics that, after some modifications, provided the perfect shell to house our operations and showcase our personality.

Designing for a Younger Edelman Public Affairs

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Edelman wanted an urban environment that mirrored the artsy feeling created in their office by their young workforce. So they hired RTKL to focus on the specific design elements of Edelman’s workplace that conflicted with their mission for a younger, more collaborative workspace.