Corporate

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Project • By GKD Metal FabricsOffices

UGI Headquarters

UGI Utilities, Inc. serves more than 700,000 customers in 45 counties across the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and one county in Maryland. Its recently completed headquarters, a 93,000-square-foot facility located on a 33-acre tract, is designed to house approximately 350 employees. The site includes significant acreage set-aside as greenspace and includes nearly a mile of walking trails. “Construction of our new headquarters building marks a significant milestone in the history of UGI Utilities,” said Robert F. Beard, UGI CEO. “The location and design of our new building will enhance and expand our employees’ efforts aimed at providing excellent service and the safe and reliable delivery of energy to our customers... More

Project • By IN8 Design Inc.Offices

Environics

Winner of the ARIDO Award of Merit 2015 This organization is a highly technical, creative and visible industry leader, yet their office was dark, dated, maze-like, overcrowded, and hampered productivity. The client asked us to solve the functional issues, enhance staff comfort and productivity, provide room for growth and express their brand essence. Our design goals were to renovate the space to avoid an expensive relocation; create a more collaborative environment, including space for 100-person “town hall” meetings; “wow” their clients, and inspire and reward their employees. Caption Caption Caption Caption   More

Project • By IN8 Design Inc.Offices

Davies Howe

IN8 designed this corporate space to best reflect the collaborative ethos of their client, land development law firm Davies Howe.  The office design speaks to openness, light, colour and plenty of  allowance for teamwork.  Caption IN8 capitalized on the slab-to-slab height to create a soaring space filled with custom features. From the array of distinctive pendant lights and room signage celebrating the firm’s history in various locations, to the flexible penthouse spaces, every design detail speaks to the practice’s character. Caption More

Project • By OPENBOOK ArchitectureOffices

PwC Portugal

The intervention at the PwC offices in Lisbon comprised organising and optimising the space and its occupation through the redesign of social, work, and collaborative working areas.Inspiration, innovation, and leadership are keywords in the PwC positioning that we wanted to see reflected in the workspace and, for that reason, were the basis of inspiration for the project.The level of customisation was high, impregnating the space with a design that reflects the brand's DNA, transmits its values, and increases the attractiveness of the office itself. The first step was to break down existing barriers, enhancing collaborative work and providing maximum comfort. After that, with a refined geometric design, the brand has been transposed into a... More

Project • By OPENBOOK ArchitectureOffices

CMS Rui Pena & Arnaut

Impact, employees’ wellbeing, and a culture of collaboration were the 3 axes that guided the architecture project for CMS Rui Pena & Arnaut's new headquarters in Lisbon, designed by OPENBOOK Architecture. The new CMS Rui Pena & Arnaut office is designed for people - employees and clients - to meet the needs and expectations of those who inhabit it. The architecture has given special emphasis to the creation of different types of spaces, designed to encourage informal, individual and teamwork, with different levels of silence and concentration requirements. The first impact matters. That is why CMS Rui Pena e Arnaut's Offices were designed to reveal the prestige and distinction associated with it, right from the lobby. An imp... More

Project • By OPENBOOK ArchitectureOffices

MMC Village

Architecture and interior design project for the new Marsh & McLennan Companies’ headquarters in Lisbon (Mercer, Marsh and Guy Carpenter). An office designed to enhance group culture and staff engagement.    More

Project • By ARCO Arquitectura ContemporáneaOffices

SWC Social Working Club

Social Working Club design arises from the opportunity to offer the market a different option, a building of smaller proportions that allows smaller offices with the possibility of growth within the same space. The main axis of the project is the service, beyond the rental of workspaces. It seeks to generate experiences similar to a boutique hotel where customer service is a priority and the design of the environments is welcoming and warm, proposing an idea that goes beyond conventional in corporate office spaces.   The ground floor has access control, the reception and a member’s lounge, the latter allows users to have a common living space with a cafeteria and versatile and modern workstations. Wood, in contrast to granite f... More

Product • By JAMIE STERN Furniture, Carpet & LeatherNavia Banquette

Navia Banquette

This contemporary conversation settee features loose back side pillows and sits on powder coated metal legs or a recessed wood plinth base. Available in custom sizes & configurations. Dimensions in image:   W: 65″    D: 35.5″    H: 52.5″ More

Project • By OPENBOOK ArchitectureOffices

Rockbuilding

An office designed to enhance productivity and well-being, with a people-centred design that drives workplace experience to higher levels of engagement.  More

Project • By OPENBOOK ArchitectureOffices

KPMG Portugal

KPMG's new headquarters in Lisbon, designed by OPENBOOK Architecture, aims to reinforce brand culture and foster innovation through collaboration. A space that welcomes employees and clients to KPMG’s world, reflecting its confidence and commitment to quality and consistency.    With around 900 employees, spread over 8 floors and a total area of approximately 10,000 m2, the workplace is made up of various types of spaces that adjust to the different needs of employees, ranging from open spaces, offices, meeting rooms, creative rooms and team work areas to Lounges, Coffee points, conference rooms and training rooms.   By encouraging a natural sense of movement through a flow strategically designed for this purpose, e... More

Project • By SpAce / Juan Carlos BaumgartnerOffices

Alvaco-Mafemasa

Alvaco, a Mexican company specialized in creating experiences of entertainment and health, unique and memorable, with products like stuffed toy catching machines, mountable scales and games, wants to transform the way its personnel work, and so it has decided to renovate and expand its corporate headquarters reflecting the values of the brand in the interior architecture. The architectural project was done inside an industrial plant; Space proposed creating a new building to be able to meet an optimum list of needs and generate an architectural element that will give personality to the space.  This building is connected by a bridge with the existing building and a promenade was generated where they meet, which becomes a natural green... More

Project • By dwp | design worldwide partnershipBanks

KBank Private Banking Office

In a big move for the corporate banking sector, KBank asked dwp to design a very high-end, by invitation only, banking experience for their high net worth clients focused on customer service. A warm opulent welcome is created right from the lift lobby through to the concierge where statuesque French doors open into the comfortable and luxurious customer lounge. Although KBank’s branding colour is usually green, this is the only KBank product to allow a colour scheme of taupe, browns and creams which offer a lush, rich environment. Named after locations relating to KBank history, separate, private meeting rooms are each designed with a specific, unique character. The designs were made to offer different experiences depending on the ch... More

Project • By HEDOffices

Tyler Technologies Headquarters

For more than 30 years, Tyler Technologies (formerly known as New World Systems) has provided solutions for Local Government and Public Safety agencies and their specialties include software, hardware, training and support.  The company is privately held and employee-owned, and has reliably and organically grown to more than 400 employees without mergers or acquisitions common in the industry. To ensure a proper environment for future growth and to enhance its ability to serve and innovate for the needs of the marketplace, Tyler Technologies purchased a building and renovated three floors.  The renovation allows the company to address changing technologies and workplace expectations, attract and retain top talent, and host clients... More

Project • By HEDOffices

ShopperTrak Headquarters

No matter how well-defined an organization may be, we’ve found that the process of making vision visible always adds a new layer of clarity. Consensus. Color.For retail analytics firm ShopperTrak, partnering with HED to design their new Chicago headquarters in the landmark Willis Tower became the catalyst for a deeper conversation about who they were, and who they wanted to be. Where they’re going as a company. How they differentiate and define themselves.Through our intensive visioning process, close collaboration and clear understanding of needs and goals, we helped ShopperTrak refine their vision for a space that would, in turn, solidify their vision—and reflect their evolution—as a company. International. Inventive. Industry-founders an... More

Project • By HEDOffices

Keyence Corporation

Keyence, a leader in the factory automation industry, needed a new headquarters that would support its growing workforce and evolving organizational structure. The new headquarters should emphasize creativity, confidentiality and collaboration, and prioritize the egalitarian power structure central to the company’s lean process. A key tool in showcasing products and attracting and retaining new talent, the space should also reflect and reinforce Keyence’s brand and company culture.HED’s design approach met each of these criteria. Positioned on two floors and connected by a custom blackened-steel and ash staircase, the renovated interior is divided into public and private spaces. Public spaces include a welcoming reception, large, open-plain... More