This 5th floor “Paris,” much like its counterpart in France, is an assembly of distinct neighborhoods, laid out as if for a culture of flaneurs, but overlaid with modern energy and drive.
After 25 years in the Bay Area, we want to be a part of it. With a new home on a little island about 3,000 miles to the east, Studio O+A is officially bi-coastal.
This idea of a common forum for international markets became the design inspiration for Yelp’s offices at 55 Hawthorne in San Francisco. Each floor springs from the textures and moods of a particular market in a city where Yelp has a significant presence.
Located on the 26th floor of one of San Francisco’s Art Deco masterpieces—the old PacBell Building, built in 1925—Alibaba’s new office mixes modern austerity with refinements from a more ornamental age.
When Uber acquired the 11th floor, an initial concern was how could people on the 11th feel any sense of community or shared purpose with people seven floors below?
When Cisco decided to remodel its multi-structure campus in San Jose, a key requirement was to support the company’s Connected Workplace model.
With the El and the Chicago River right outside the window Kimball's space at NeoCon 2015 buzzed with urban energy even before the showroom was installed.
Capital One Labs in San Francisco is a division of the corporate giant responsible for creating financial service apps and other interactive products —basically a design studio tucked into a bank.
At Artis Ventures the dimensions of the space mandated a design that merged all the functions of a professional environment—work, play, daily living—into a hybrid of office and apartment.
Designers Brianna and Tarryn travelled to NYC for a leather workshop. They came back with handmade backpacks and new appreciation for the depth of New York culture.
A story of two companies: Meraki, a local maker of cloud-controlled wireless systems and Cisco, the global networking giant. When Cisco acquired Meraki, the smaller company wanted to hang onto its unique spirit and sense of identity.
Virginia is a licensed architect and one of the founders, with Ronald Rael, of Emerging Objects, a company that uses 3D printing to make components for building.
Though Acxiom has been in business for over 40 years, their desire for a space that reflects the company’s future drove many of the choices their team made with O+A.
Judging from this year’s Best Picture nominees, technology, corruption, money, race are on the front burner in 2016. Here, then, a look at the films now showing on iPads and smart phones everywhere.