|PROJECT NAME||6 Forward-Thinking Offices|
|FIRM||HNTB Corporation; HOK; Gensler; A+I; Bora Architects; ZGF Architects; Spector Group|
Forward-thinking offices take many remarkable forms.
Project: National Nuclear Security Administration
Location: Kansas City, Missouri.
Standout: Models of atoms and molecules yielded the hexagonal motifs of pendant fixtures, custom ceiling panels, and wall treatments at this General Services Administration project.
Standout: Lined up like book spines, slats of engineered walnut accent the six-story atrium hub of a building that consolidates this publisher’s seven brands.
Project: Tenet Health
Standout: Serenity reigns on three levels of an I.M. Pei & Partners tower, thanks to abundant glass, wood-look porcelain floor tile, and a soothing color palette.
Project: Millennial Media
Standout: A diagonal pathway brings ease of movement, connecting office areas to meeting rooms, but stairs are needed to reach the mezzanine where staffers do yoga.
Location: Redmond, Washington
Standout: Inside 's base building, technology meets nature, with screens in recycled oak recalling data bytes and a wall installation of wine bottles alluding to the region’s vineyards.
Location: New York
Standout: Upholstery on an array of modernist seating provides a lively orange and fuchsia foil to surroundings otherwise dominated by concrete, epoxy, and painted steel.