December 3, 2015

Gensler Endows 8 Offices with Serious Wow Factor

Gensler50-icon Gensler endows eight offices with serious wow factor.

1. Firm: Gensler Chicago
Project: Crain Communications
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Standout: A century’s worth of headlines—none repeating—from Crain Communications publications bedeck walls on four floors of the company’s Chicago office.

CBRE by Gensler Chicago. Photography by Eric Laignel.

2. Firm: Gensler Chicago
Project: CBRE 
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Standout: At CBRE in Chicago, magnetized snapshots of staffers backlit within a wooden frame introduce visitors to the team.

Capital One by Gensler New York. Photography by Garrett Rowland.

3. Firm: Gensler New York
Project: Capital One 
Location: New York, New York
Standout: Some 2,500 spheres twinkle above a titanium-and-steel sculpture that swoops up and over lobby seating vignettes at Capital One in New York.

Vistamar School by Gensler Los Angeles. Photography by Ryan Gobuty/Gensler.

4. Firm: Gensler Los Angeles
Project: Vistamar School
Location: Los Angeles, California
Standout: CNC-cut plywood panels interlock to create an undulating grid canopy in the former Xerox warehouse, now part of Vistamar School in Los Angeles.

Turner Construction Company by Gensler Dallas. Photography by Garrett Rowland.

5. Firm: Gensler Dallas
Project: Turner Construction Company
Location: Dallas, Texas
Standout: In Dallas, cast concrete letter-forms and an alder-clad wall at Turner Construction Company showcase the industry’s robust materiality.

Visa by Gensler San Francisco. Photography by Jasper Sanidad.

6. Firm: Gensler San Francisco
Project: Visa
Location: San Francisco, California
Standout: An artful bevy of credit cards, some painted or chromed, mingle with LEDs of the same size at Visa in San Francisco.

Hilti by Gensler Dallas. Photography by Ryan Gobuty/Gensler.

7. Firm: Gensler Dallas
Project: Hilti 
Location: Dallas, Texas
Standout: In Plano, Texas, the Hilti logo peeks through a wall of powder-coated-aluminum “saws,” fascimiles of the manufacturer’s own steel product.

Yanmar by Gensler Tokyo. Photography by Masahiro Ishibashi.

8. Firm: Gensler Tokyo
Project: Yanmar 
Location: Osaka, Japan
Standout: A steel staircase painted the company’s signature chili red spirals through eight floors at Yanmar in Osaka, Japan.

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