Collaborative space

An overview of projects, products and exclusive articles about collaborative space

Project • By HEDOffices

AbelsonTaylor Corporate Headquarters Relocation

AbelsonTaylor, among the world’s most renowned health and wellness advertising agencies and a prior client, reached out to HED to design their new space in Chicago's historic Old Post Office. The goals included activating the space into one that would energize creativity and attract top talent, create a space that is vibrant, connected, and inspires a greater sense of collaboration, as well as exposing the creative process to those moving through the space. Just as the alleys throughout Chicago serve as a network to support and link the city, HED designed Collaboration Alley to serve as a connection between the split levels of the 85,000 sf office space. The flexible space supports the agency's creative process and fosters a behind-t... More

Project • By ONG&ONGBanks

Taipei Fubon Bank Jakarta

Set within a prime building in Jakarta, Indonesia, Taipei Fubon Bank premises comprise modern collaborative spaces, with an open workstation and a stylish conference room. The fresh perspective allows for multiple configurations, from talks and sharing events, to in-depth presentation meetings. The design language is a clear homage to Batik, including the glass partitions, wall graphics and upholstery, making the space distinctly Indonesian. More

Project • By NELSON WorldwideOffices

Ferrara Candy Co.

When Ferrara, an emerging powerhouse in U.S. sweet snacking, was looking to relocate its headquarters from the Chicago suburbs into the city, they selected a space within the prestigious Old Main Post Office in downtown Chicago. To satisfy the client’s needs, NELSON Worldwide strategically elevated the original design of the long vacant historic Chicago location, while also creating a cohesive workplace design that is synonymous with the Ferrara brand and ambition.  To support Ferrara’s transition from a traditional office into an innovative and collaborative space, NELSON Worldwide scattered workstations throughout the exterior footprint of the office, allowing employees better access to both each other and to natural lig... More

Project • By Raw Design ConsultantsOffices

Feen Marine Indonesia

Feen's new office empowers staff to create a pioneering workplace culture. ​ As an employee-centric company, Feen Marine puts the comfort and creativity of its employees first, by maximizing natural lighting and sharing panoramic sea views.  ​ The workspace fosters common purposes and reinforces a culture of teamwork through a multitude of collaborative spaces. Illusive details like the irregular accent carpet enhances interaction and embraces a culture that places innovation as a core element. ​ The black corridor stands out in contrast to the white open ceiling highlighting the general circulation in the space. The space showcases a complete employee branding experience with hints of blue used subtly through the office to creat... More

Project • By Magu DesignOffices

Aker BP Onshore Collaboration Centre

Discovering more oil - safer, faster and smarterMagu Design have developed Aker BPs new Onshore Collaboration Center (OCC). The vision for the OCC was to create a workplace that enables the discovery of more oil much safer, faster and smarter by creating an inspiring and efficient area for collaboration between different teams within the business. Hence, the organization of functions and workplaces has been designed to support Aker BP's business strategy and overall goals.   Aker BP is an exploration and production company with activity in exploration, field development and production on the Norwegian continental shelf. Aker BPs vision includes digitizing their entire work process. This will encourage productivity and achieve a bette... More

Project • By HidecorOffices

OneCoWork

One Co. Work, a Delhi based co-working start-up was in search of a space to start its operations in Bangalore. Hidecor took the opportunity to be part of the project from its early stages. It started with assisting One Co. Work in finalizing the space and location to fit their requirement.   One Co.Work was very clear on wanting to stun its audience as they walk into the facility - "'Wow!’ should be the first reaction" was how the project brief started.   As the first impression counts, Hidecor focussed, to begin with, a gorgeous reception and waiting area to welcome members and guests. Artistic backdrops, lush biophilia, illumination, elaborate front desk, plush designer couches, and chairs were brought in to achieve th... More

Project • By TACTIC ArchitectsOffices

Los Paleteros. Corporate Offices

The challenge consisted in designing the corporate spaces for one of the most successful and renowned entrepreneurship companies in Costa Rica. Our TACTIC, was to generate an ecosystem of collaborative spaces inside a confined, closed industrial space originally thought for the mass production of ice creams, that could serve as a link between the company´s collaborators  and the spatial experience. We were aiming for spaces that could foster creative thinking and teamwork to narrow people´s relationships.   As any successful entrepreneurship, the growth rhythm of the company has been accelerating rapidly and non stop, so our client demanded an open space with the potential to vary in time, flexible to the ever changi... More

Project • By Pei Cobb Freed & PartnersOffices

SXSW Center: South by Southwest Headquarters

For its new headquarters in downtown Austin, the festival organizer South by Southwest (SXSW) sought an efficient, cutting-edge workplace with a unique image that would speak to the company’s collaborative culture. The building houses SXSW’s consolidated offices, with remaining office floors occupied by tenants with business and production relationships with the company. An ancillary goal of the project was to preserve a grove of heritage live oaks on the southern edge of the site.    To realize these aims, the architects brought ideas from both workplace and hospitality design to the building’s organization, spaces, and amenities, advancing a new paradigm of co-working—not only within each office floor b... More

Project • By C.F. Møller ArchitectsOffices

LEGO® Campus

LEGO® Campus is a flexible and sustainable office complex and park that supports the strong corporate values and playful culture of the LEGO Group.   The new LEGO Campus consists of eight building parts, merged to create a single continuous work and play space for 2000 employees based on the LEGO Group's values and innovative culture.   Located in a large park that is open to the public, the bright and flexible office spaces come together around a spectacular atrium with features and colours inspired by the LEGO Group’s products.The individual building parts echo the scale of the surrounding LEGO facilities as well as the city of Billund, and the ensemble deliberately avoids uniformity in favour of diversity and play... More

Project • By Linea CeilingsOffices

Microsoft - Vancouver

After prompting the company to relocate and expand their Vancouver offices into a 142,000-square-foot space in a newly renovated department store building in Downtown Vancouver. More

Project • By FOX ArchitectsOffices

AICPA

Association of International Certified Professional Accountants (AICPA), the largest member association for accounting professionals, hired FOX Architects to design their office in New York City. AICPA wanted this space to represent the association’s established, global reputation with a sophisticated look and feel. They also wanted to support innovation and collaboration with tech-oriented work solutions.   Communicating AICPA’s innovative and collaborative culture, the design team created dynamic forms and volumes through angles in the floorplan and walls. These angles maximize views of Central Park and create collaborative spaces nestled along a connecting promenade. Adjacent to the promenade is a large board room, bre... More

Project • By SasakiOffices

Akamai Technologies Global Headquarters

Akamai Technologies, one of the world’s leading companies in the Content Delivery Network field, reinvented themselves with their new global headquarters in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Formerly occupying space in six different buildings, the fastest growing tech hub in the country, Akamai faced challenges with collaboration, innovation, and ideation; all behaviors critical to staying at the forefront of their industry. Consolidating their offices helped minimize disruption and missed opportunities while maximizing the employee and client experience.   The AkaMile The new 19-story, 480,000 square-foot design strategically organizes all collaborative spaces around a continuous path throughout the entire building. The path—a... More

Project • By Sevil PeachOffices

Artek HQ Helsinki

Physical offices are more important than ever beforeArtek moves its headquarter to new premises in central Helsinki, creating an open, active and inspiring environment for a new way of working. Artek’s new office opens its doors at Mannerheimintie 12 B, an elegant 19th century building, just a few minutes away from the Artek Store. Conceived as a working showroom, the Artek office invites architects, partner dealers and business clients to visit and experience Artek’s novel approach to its own working environment.   The new office is designed by British architect Sevil Peach. She states that especially in our highly digitalised times, “bringing people together builds a corporate culture and improves teamwork. Of cou... More

Project • By Barbora Vokac Taylor ArchitectOffices

Mavericks VFX

Visual effects is a collaborative business, both within a company - between artists and staff - and within the greater team of the film production.   Mavericks VFX is a Visual Effects Studio that specializes in Visual Effects for craft-driven, high-quality mid-size feature films. The culture and resulting company structure is what makes Mavericks unique: Seamless collaboration between the artists and other members of the studio’s VFX team as well as with the film production at large.   Mavericks VFX has a strong mission: to create a work environment and culture that is joyful, respectful to the artist, and one that fosters a sense of cooperation and excellence. This culture requires an environment that enables production... More

Project • By Karpinski DesignOffices

Thought Works

ThoughtWorks is a privately owned, global technology company with 42 offices in 15 countries. They are said to be leaders in Digital Product Development Services, Digital Experience and Distributed Agile Software Development, providing software design and delivery, and pioneering tools and consulting services. Karpinski Design was tasked with designing their African, but more specifically South African headquarters, based in Johannesburg.   ThoughtWorks had always been situated in the urban hub of Johannesburg but wanted to move into a building more suited to their evolving needs. This fresh start presented itself in the form of space on the 10th & 11th floors of an office block overlooking downtown Johannesburg. The challenge wa... More