All Projects

1620 L Street NW

VOA Associates Incorporated

12 Feb 2014

In 2008, a Chicago-based development company purchased 1620 L Street NW, a 12-storey office building in downtown Washington, DC. After hiring VOA Associates, the new owner decided to reposition the 164,079 sq. ft Class B building through a capital improvement programme. Planned upgrades included redeveloping the building's main entrance and façade, lobby, and elevator lobby, and adding new

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Midwest Offices Natural Resources Defense Council

Studio Gang Architects

12 Feb 2014

The Natural Resources Defense Council is the United States' most effective environmental action group. Working in the Great Lakes and Upper Mississippi River states, the Midwest team addresses policy and investment issues pertaining to clean energy and clean water at the local, state, and regional levels. In keeping with the NRDC's mission, the design of its new Midwest headquarters in Chicago's

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Bluepoint Solutions

HMC Architects

11 Feb 2014

The design brief from the client was simple and poetic, though easier said than done: "Give me Mad Men meets The Jetsons", was said during the project kick-off meeting. The result of that witty juxtaposition is this aesthetically crisp, uncluttered and efficient office environment. Projecting the non-hierarchical culture and work style of the Bluepoint Solutions' multi-generational and

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Onesize

Origins Architecten

11 Feb 2014

Smack bang in the middle of a spacious, industrial warehouse on the outskirts of Amsterdam, an intriguing object houses the Onesize studio, with dark rooms for film projection as the central meeting point. Instead of normally being located on the periphery of an office, Origin's founder Jamie van Lede placed the dark rooms centrally to indicate the nature of the firm's work. The rest of the

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Generator Barcelona

DesignAgency

11 Feb 2014

In Barcelona's Gràcia district, a short walk from Antoni Gaudí's Casa Batlló apartments, Generator Barcelona marks not only the rebirth of a building, but also the revitalisation of the Generator brand. The interiors of the 1960s office building has been completely gutted and rebuilt in a way that demonstrates the tremendous creativity that is being invested in this brand and

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