Jewish worshippers filter through stone walls that organize sacred spaces and evoke to the nonlinear journey of religious understanding.
This residence was separated into two masses. One of which expresses the “Life” of the house. Here the owner entertains, cooks, and welcomes guests. The other represents the “Intimate” side of the home. Here the owner rests, exercises and works. Connecting these two elements is a glass enclosure. In this space the staircase seems to float above a gently flowing stream below.
MWH desired a combination of closed offices and open cubicle space but wanted to avoid a traditional office feel. Their goal was to have clean lines and a contemporary aesthetic, encourage collaboration, and to showcase their branding. Our goals were to provide a fresh, unique design and a distinct experience for staff and visitors. Our client was working within a modest budget and footprint, so we were challenged to do a lot with a little.
The wood slat wall, which follows the shape of the mountain range near their Broomfield, Colorado home office, parallels the building’s exposed wind bracing to create a privacy screen between workstations and public spaces.
The few walled offices have glass fronts but an open ceiling, allowing individual focus without total disconnection.
The main conference room has a soaring ceiling and glass garage door, which promotes collaboration.
The client, a leadership training organization, required a new headquarters ofﬁce to function as an educational campus in order to articulate the values and culture of the organization. The site chosen was the interior of a former gymnastics facility.
The design response was to employ both positive and negative space in order to create a campus environment. Program elements are carefully placed to create a central auditorium, “outdoor” classrooms and training/workshop spaces for client groups of various sizes.
MED-EL is a leading manufacturer
of innovative medical devices for the treatment of various types and degrees of hearing loss. During the design of this 81,000 SF ofﬁce building, 310ai was asked to develop their program and documents as well as to integrate their Brand and Mission into the architecture.
This corporate headquarters interior upﬁt included large and small collaboration spaces, a café/hub area, open and closed ofﬁces, conference rooms, training center, reception areas, work rooms and other support spaces.