Office Building Design
A view of a shared office space operated by WeWork, which has 200,000 members and locations in 20 countries. Flex and co-working offices are gaining broader acceptance among corporate tenants, property managers, and landlords. Image: Matteo Doni, via Wikimedia Commons
More landlords see these spaces as “long-term solutions.”
Courtesy of Pierattelli Architetture
The wings have a surface area of over 1,100 sm.
Cautious development and healthy absorption across major markets contributed to the decline in va...read more
Designed by Vertical Arts Architecture, the building features design elements found in high-end c...read more
The new office occupies 3 floors at 800 Main Avenue SW.
Courtesy Michael Green Architecture/Lotus Equity Group
Michael Green Architecture is designing the building.
Photo courtesy of NBBJ
The Spheres provide the most unique aspect of Amazon’s downtown Seattle headquarters.
Photo: Catalina Ayubi
The new space has been dubbed ‘Tribe.’
Kitchens are one of the must-have features in spec suites, ready-to-move-in office spaces that are increasingly attractive to smaller, newer companies looking for rentals. Image: Darrin Hunter, courtesy of Dyer Brown
Filling a need for startups looking for quick move-ins.
The company expects to invest over $5 billion in construction and grow HQ2 to include as many as...read more
Here's how active work stations impact how you think, perform, and feel.
There are many new tools and methods that are beginning to look more comprehensively to evaluate...read more
Once you secure outstanding talent, how do you keep the creative juices flowing and help employee...read more
The space emphasizes WELL’s vital concepts of air, water, nourishment, light, fitness, comfort, a...read more
Parks, trails, and recreation areas will take up one-third of the 500-acre West Farm live/work development, whose construction is about to begin in Omaha, Neb. Image: SB Architects
Walkability and recreation will be key features of West Farm.
Photo: Justin Clemmons
lauckgroup designed the new headquarters space.
Photo: Aurelijus Valeiša, Creative Commons
In using an open RFP process with a tight timeline, Amazon created a frenzied, almost hackathon-l...read more
Gensler led the Building Team that converted a 16,000-sf former storage facility into a new headquarters space for Investors Management Corporation, one of several old buildings that have been transformed during a recent redevelopment spurt in Raleigh, N.C. Image: Chris Leonard/courtesy of Gensler
This adaptive reuse establishes more direct visual and physical connections to a growing city. ...
Exploring potential innovations for the co-working industry.
The headquarters of the Dairy Farmers of America is an example of a new breed of suburban corporate campuses that complement an emerging growth corridor—in this case, Kansas City, Kan.—that already included retail, restaurants, and residential. The 110,000-sf building was designed with an eye toward recruitment and retention. HOK was the design architect for the office; JE Dunn Construction built it. Photo: Michael Robinson.
Is the shift toward attracting younger workers too much or not enough?
Halkin Mason Photography, Courtesy of KSS Architects
Turner Construction Co., Structure Tone, and Holder Construction top BD+C’s ranking of t...read more
Photo: Wright Heerema Architects
AECOM, WSP, and Thornton Tomasetti top BD+C’s ranking of the nation’s largest office sec...read more
Photo: Davis Architects
Gensler, Jacobs, and HOK top BD+C’s ranking of the nation’s largest office sector archit...read more
Rendering courtesy of ©601w Companies | Gensler
The redevelopment project is currently the largest in the nation.
Photo: Jessica Warren for Gensler
The HQ occupies 75,000 sf in a 400,000-sf suburban office building.
Rendering courtesy of Perkins+Will's LA studio
The new free trade zone is designed to resemble a small village.
Photo courtesy of Stantec
The new location provides the firm with 40,000 sf of space.
The new facility expands on the company’s old distribution facility by over 300,000 sf.
Structure Tone's new WELL-certified New York City headquarters, 330 West 34th Street in Manhattan. Photo courtesy Structure Tone
The costs ranged from 50 cents to $4 per sf, according to a ULI report.
USAA is building a 240,000-sf office in suburban Tampa, Fla., for 1,000 additional employees. The company is also expanding its existing campus in Plano, Texas, a suburb of Dallas, with a 150,000-sf building. Suburban office space with urban characteristics still can attract investors and companies. Image: USAA
An analysis of mortgage-backed loans suggests that demand remains relatively steady.