Posts Tagged ‘San Francisco’

James Irvine Foundation office by ASD, San Francisco – California

November 3rd, 2013

James Irvine Foundation office by ASD, San Francisco – California

Automattic offices by Baran Studio Architecture, San Francisco – California

November 2nd, 2013

The primary objective for Automattic’s new headquarters was to create a space that could accommodate the usual contingent of maybe 15 or 20 people, but also transform to comfortably ‘plug-in’ a few hundred coders for a special program or event.

Meltwater office by Blitz, San Francisco – California

October 30th, 2013

Each zone in the office reflects its respective Norwegian environment through colors, forms, and materiality. The reception features an articulated enclosure that is inspired by ice caps, with geometric hanging light fixtures evocative of ice crystals and a custom, angular desk that references layered, sheathed ice.

Rdio Office by Geremia, San Francisco – California

October 23rd, 2013

Rdio Office by Geremia, San Francisco – California

Ticketfly office by Studio O+A, San Francisco – California

October 21st, 2013

Natural warmth is provided by strips of reclaimed engineered wood used as panels and partitions throughout the office, but color, such as it is, comes mainly from the art on the walls and from the personal effects people bring to their desks.

Nitro office by Blitz, San Francisco – California

October 13th, 2013

Instead of a traditional reception desk, Blitz built a fully-functional bar with taps and under-counter refrigerators. The geometric canopy at the reception is clad in reclaimed wine barrel staves (Merlot, of course) and guests are invited to join the Nitro team for happy hour every day.

Expensify office by Blitz, San Francisco – California

October 12th, 2013

Blitz used several techniques to cut costs and personalize the space, including reusing and customizing an existing picnic table by adding custom red extensions to the legs to create a welcome kiosk. Accent paint was limited to key areas where it pops, keeping the overall space tastefully minimal.

Campari America headquarters by Rapt Studio, San Francisco – California

October 3rd, 2013

The space connects to that identity with a fluid and vibrant workplace that fosters faster communication, more dynamic interactions between work groups, and cohesive relationships between coworkers. It’s a workplace built for speed, with intentional brand design.

Grand Hyatt lobby and lounge by CCS Architecture, San Francisco

September 29th, 2013

The hotel lobby and mezzanine are essentially within a cube of space anchored by two central elevator cores. This core has been covered in eucalyptus boards, from the ground to the thirty-foot ceiling, acting as a common architectural element to all areas.

Kaiser Permanente Information Technology office by Huntsman Architectural Group, San Francisco

September 29th, 2013

Transitioning staff to a more open work environment meant supplementing with amenity spaces.Private offices double up as neighborhood project rooms via pocket doors with writing surfaces.

Pocket Change’s office by Blitz, San Francisco – California

September 28th, 2013

Fostering a sense of community is important to the Pocket Change team. As a result, the team dines family-style in a communal dining area, and team members share desks. No one has a separate office, so Blitz added meeting rooms to accommodate conferences and the occasional need for privacy.

Vera Wang store, San Francisco – California

September 20th, 2013

Vera Wang store, San Francisco – California

Lithium headquarters by Huntsman, San Francisco – California

September 19th, 2013

The new facility also supports complete flexibility through a variety of work environments ranging from private to highly collaborative, low to high-tech, and casual to formal all within the constraints of a modest budget. Staff can easily reconfigure furniture, and spaces convert from “heads down” to “social” with simple devices like draperies, furniture screens, or sliding panels.

The Culinary Edge office by Geremia, San Francisco

August 1st, 2013

The Culinary Edge office by Geremia, San Francisco

Heavybit Industries office by IwamotoScott Architecture, San Francisco – California

July 25th, 2013

The second and third floor workspaces are planned as an open working environment with desk pods and several conference rooms on each floor. The conference rooms are made to appear as a set of sliding walls constructed of Polygal over steel frame and painted exposed metal studs.

Converse flagship store by Jennifer Carpenter Architect, San Francisco – California

July 3rd, 2013

The largest of the stores at 16,000 square feet, it features sales on two levels and stock on a third. A sinuous blackened steel stair connects the retail levels and brings natural light into the ground floor space.

Giant Pixel office by Studio O+A, San Francisco – California

July 2nd, 2013

Upstairs a suspended fireplace and chimney create another arresting focal point evolving into mid-area workstations, a conference room, private break cabanas and finally a coffee counter at the back.

Dropbox new office by Geremia, San Francisco – California

June 28th, 2013

Dropbox new office by Geremia, San Francisco – California

SquareTrade office by Design Blitz, San Francisco

June 27th, 2013

The heart of the office lies within a central hive area, where cafe and dining functions are housed. Blitz also designed the hive to accommodate multiple other functions, such as all-hands meetings and presentations. For this space the architects specified natural wood and warmer color temperature lighting, to give the hive an inviting, social feel.

NBBJ offices, San Francisco

June 24th, 2013

With the new office came the opportunity to implement a more flexible environment. NBBJ chose to provide staff with a variety of activity-based work spaces like collaboration bars, small and large meeting rooms, and unassigned hot zone seating in addition to their open-plan workstations. The variety of spaces allow for both individual work and quick collaborative efforts.