Office Building Design
The 11 buildings of FLIGHT at Tustin Legacy are designed to recall airplane hangars. This is the first development inside the 1,600-acre Marine Corps Air Station in Tustin, Calif., which the federal government shut and turned over to that city in 1999. Image: Jasper Sanidad
FLIGHT at Tustin Legacy includes 100,000 sf of amenities, and is laid out to tie into the surroun...read more
The way an office is designed can be a big factor in the productivity of workers who fall within the range of neurodivergent cognition, according to a new HOK report. Images: HOK
Emphasizing inclusion and choice is a key component.
Rooftop deck of the 13-story, LEED Gold Pier 4 office building in Boston’s Seaport district, designed by Elkus Manfredi Architects, SHoP Architects, and CBT Architects. McNamara Salvia was the SE; Turner Construction was the general contractor. Photo: Magda Biernat Photography
Turner, STO Building Group, AECOM, Clayco, and Clark lead the rankings of the nation's largest of...read more
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Jacobs, Burns & McDonnell, WSP, Thornton Tomasetti, and Arup head the rankings of the nation'...read more
Microsoft London headquarters, designed by Gensler and KD Architects. Photo Gareth Gardner, courtesy Gensler
Gensler, AECOM, Perkins+Will, Stantec, and HOK top the rankings of the nation's largest office se...read more
The lobby of the National Science Foundation headquarters, Alexandria, Va., links two towers, one 19 stories tall, the other 14. WDG Interiors designed the interiors for the LEED Silver project. Photo: Maxwell MacKenzie
Office space consolidation and workplace upgrades will keep project teams busy, according to ...read more
In the workplace, the only constant is change.
Zurich North America’s HQ outside Chicago is rooted in one of the most expansive employee engagement efforts in history, and the extensive data it generated. Photo courtesy CannonDesign
The traditional model of signing long-term leases, committing extensive capital to an inflexible...read more
All images courtesy Patalab
Patalab is designing the building.
Wanderwall is one of the largest public art pieces in North Carolina. Designed by Marc Fornes/Theverymany, it reimagines an exterior wall of the Stonewell Station parking garage along Interstate 277 in Charlotte (more below). Photo: NAARO
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Employees want wellness initiatives built into their work experience, especially when they’re in...read more
With more than two million sf of LEED-certified office space planned, Amazon's new designs for it...read more
All images courtesy Carrier
The structure is the first commercial building in Florida to achieve LEED Platinum v4 Certificati...read more
All renderings courtesy HOK
The building’s design is inspired by the design of its fleet of cruise ships—with flowing lines....
All renderings courtesy Steven Holl Architects
Steven Holl Architects designed the project.
Open Text’s 160,000-sf office in San Mateo, Calif., is showcased as an example of the type of office space that is designed to promote employee well being and facilitate social interactions “and a fusion of ideas.” Image: HOK Forward report
The report provides insight into the relative importance of such things as amenities and occupant...read more
Nearly 30% of worksites offer programs for physical activity and fitness, according to the CDC....
At Campari Group’s new North American headquarters in New York, four distinct bar-like experiences offer more than just a place for employees and guests to blow off steam. Photo courtesy Gensler
Amenities with the greatest impact on effectiveness and experience are those that directly suppor...read more
All images courtesy Dynia Architects
Dynia Architects designed the building.
From retention and career advancement to the ethics of inclusion and diversity, these five trends...read more
A rendering of an Innovation Center that would be part of a larger expansion of the Port San Antonio, which has become a platform for connecting cybersecurity and digital innovations with leading global industries. Image: Port San Antonio and Gonzalez/Mogas Architects
Expansions would accommodate cybersecurity, aerospace, and defense tenants, and help commercializ...read more
The relationship between workplace design and company culture isn’t all that different from a tan...read more
The main lobby of Hyatt Hotels’ 240,000-sf headquarters in Chicago, which has achieved WELL Silver certification. This open office space gives its occupants choices for noise and temperature levels. Gensler was the interior designer, Power Construction the GC. Courtesy International Well Building Institute.
Owners and developers are driving demand for wellness features and practices—active stairways, bi...read more
All renderings courtesy OSO Design + Westbank Projects Corp.
OSO and Merrick Architecture designed the building.
3form, a materials manufacturer, did a top-to-bottom remodel of its Salt Lake City headquarters c...read more
Courtesy Duluth Trading Co.
Plunkett Raysich Architects designed the project.
A rendering of an office lobby that is produced by Vantis, which combines design and offsite manufacturing for interior construction. Image: Vantis
Vantis is positioned to integrate design with offsite customized fabrication.
The Harvard studies on the unintended effects of open office defines it as space where 'one entir...read more
The 1.7 million-sf campus will expand the company’s New York City presence.
Apple's current Austin location. Courtesy Apple.
The company will also build smaller expansions in six other U.S. cities over the next three years...