Urban Land Magazine Reports on DesignLab

All Together Now: Reimagining the Open Office

DesignLab showcases innovative offices designed by Perkins+Will and several other architecture firms. Vornado provided each firm with $65 per square foot ($700 per sq m) to cover the hard costs of finishing the offices, which range from 2,800 to 5,900 square feet (260 to 548 sq m). The architects were given no design constraints, but were told to design for the needs of tenants in the creative/technology field. The firms worked individually, yet several strong trends emerged, including collaborative spaces, transparency, flexibility, and efficient design—concepts expected to be adapted in the future by traditional companies as well as creative firms.

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