Conversions: 19th century historic buildings into headquarter offices in Westport, USA

Greenfield Partners engaged STUDIOS to transform the former National Hall site in Westport into their new headquarters. The site consists of seven buildings, an adjacent parking structure, grade-level parking and hardscaped plazas and walkways along the Saugatuck River. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1984, the site includes the former First National […] Read more

Cool offices: Webnode in Brno, Czech Republic

Webnode has recently moved into a new office in Brno, Czech Republic designed by Kateřina Petříková, Šárka Coufalová. Webnode is located in recently completed multi-store building right across the Brno Exhibition Centre. It occupies three floors, covering altogether 1200 square meters. Each floor has its own logical purpose and each workspace corresponds with modern working environment. […] Read more

Conversions: old warehouse into offices by Haworth Tompkins

Haworth Tompkins – Stirling Prize-winner for its redesign of the Liverpool Everyman theatre – was approached by the Donmar Warehouse to create a new facility for rehearsals, education and admin. The not-for-profit contemporary theatre company had acquired a former warehouse on Dryden Street, close to its original theatre in Covent Garden. Piecemeal development over the years […] Read more

Designing spaces for creativity

Student & designer John Wetzel researched the elements needed when designing spaces for creativity. His search involved a literature review and work with expert designers at Steelcase and Haworth, plus observational research on creative office space use in Michigan and California. He looked at how physical environments influence people’s creative potential and distilled his thoughts […] Read more

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