Case Study

May 2, 2024

Oconomowoc Area School District Designs for Flexible Learning for K-12

Years before the pandemic, flexible design was already trending in education facilities. A growing body of research has found that instructional environments that allow for choice, freedom of movement, and interactive experiences result in students who are more comfortable, more engaged, and perform better academically. When the time came for the Oconomowoc Area School District…

August 17, 2023

Balancing Personality and Practicality at Offices of Medical Researcher

Having built its success on expertise and flexibility, global midsize contract research organization (CRO) Worldwide Clinical Trials knew that if it wanted to get its colleagues connecting in person again, its workplace needed to change. For the company’s new Nottingham base in central England, design consultancy Office Innovations was tasked with creating a wellbeing-focused environment…

July 14, 2023

MYOB Headquarters Explores Geometric Elegance

Located in one of Melbourne, Australia’s most exciting tech precincts, accounting software company MYOB’s Cremorne Street headquarters boasts over 5,610 square meters of striking, geometric volumes that bring a contemporary edge to the waterfront at Silicon Yarra, which is considered Australia’s Silicon Valley. The result of a close collaboration between MYOB, Monto Projects and Cachet Group,…

June 26, 2023

Microsoft’s New Sydney HQ Reflects the Power of Biophilic Design

Taking cues from Australia’s most iconic natural wonders, Microsoft created its new Sydney headquarters by reimagining the landscape of a modern workplace. Masterfully designed by the team at Group GSA, the bold and immersive interiors have been conceived to invite employees on a journey of discovery, and provide inspiration on a daily basis. “We went…

February 27, 2023

HeadFirst: The Floor as a Connector

HR services provider HeadFirst Group has unveiled its new headquarters in Hoofddorp, the Netherlands. The company asked architecture firm Fokkema & Partners to renovate the former ANWB building – a well-known location in the north of the Netherlands. To support HeadFirst’s sustainability ambitions, 1,950m2 of Interface’s Embodied Beauty carbon negative carpet tiles (as measured from cradle…

February 17, 2022

The University of Surrey Designs for Student Well-being

Home to over 17,000 students, the University of Surrey is continually transforming its campus to create inspiring environments. For one of its most recent renovations, the university wanted to create a space to promote student well-being. Wanting to offer its 17,000+ students a space different from any other on campus, the University of Surrey set about creating an area accessible to all students where…

August 26, 2021

Biophilic Design and Better Brain Health at Emory MCIEP

Numerous publications on biophilic design show the benefits to those who live, work and heal in those spaces. The Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) Empowerment Program (MCIEP) aims to support individuals experiencing early declines in memory, a condition that impacts nearly one out of every five Americans over the age of 65. Generous support from the…

August 9, 2021

Georgia Tech’s Student Housing Supports Dynamic Living Experience

In January 2020, Georgia Institute of Technology began the process of renovating its Harris and Smith residence halls to foster a more dynamic student living experience. An active campus with more than 32,000 students, Georgia Tech’s Facilities Design and Construction team was accustomed to working under tight deadlines. However, this project was made more complex…

June 29, 2021

ATXK’s New Office Invites Nature Inside

When ATXK, the leading interior construction company in Mexico and Colombia, was preparing to move its Mexico City operation into a new office space, the company’s leadership and design teams saw an opportunity to showcase the best of biophilic design in corporate interiors, learned from years of industry experience. “These offices are the culmination of…