Furnishing comprise of a variety of simple wooden shelving and displays, framed by polished concrete flooring and an exposed ceiling dipped in a dark grey hue and dotted with a multitude of spotlights.
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The existing labyrinth of offices and cubicles was completely demolished and re-conceptualized with a focus on collaboration, openness, and state-of-the-art audio visual technology. To a large degree, private offices were moved away from the windows to make way for shared spaces to take advantage of the natural light and reservoir views.
The original infrastructure includes in-slab electrical and HVAC systems as well as limited ceiling heights, 8’-3” to the bottom of the structure, challenging the team to be creative and work in tandem with the MEPFP engineers. The design team worked to highlight Northeastern’s energy and commitment to experiential learning through materiality, transparency, and collaboration.