Better Than Normal The evolution of the office continues Each company comes with its own vision and priorities, and a unique set of processes, tasks, and traditions. For many companies, the office is more than a place to do work; it is also a place to build and communicate a strong team culture. It’s a place for inspiration, collaboration, and
Centene East Coast Headquarters This new East Coast headquarters for Centene, a pioneering, multi-national health care enterprise, preserves the site’s natural beauty and advances the client’s mission to transform the health of our community. Located on a desirable 80-acre site in Uptown Charlotte’s University Research Park, the new campus paves the way for the next generation of offices focused on top-tier
Integrating into the Environment Live Oak Bank The building’s form and concept were inspired by live oak trees, which filter light through their leaves and branches as they provide shelter. The design roots the building into its environment so that, at [Founder James S. “Chip” Mahan III]’s request, it “sits lightly on the land.” The exterior materials are authentic to
COVID-19's Effect on the Workplace Although the full impact of the COVID-19 pandemic will not be understood for some time, the workplace as we know it will certainly change. We must strategize new ways to learn and grow from what we are experiencing in order to make the workplace as safe and healthy as possible for all. Employers are now
Skyline Rising 300 South Tryon Willa Cather once wrote, “Either a building is part of a place or it is not. Once that kinship is there, time will only make it stronger.” What is it that creates that kinship between a building and its locale? How do architects design buildings which become part of the fabric of their communities, buildings
IoT Meets PoE: Powering a Modern Workforce CompuCom The new Compucom Digital Campus and Global Headquarters in Fort Mill, SC, embodies a forward-looking workspace with fully integrated technology.  The client, a company specializing in providing businesses of all sizes with digital tools to foster collaboration and productivity, has pushed the envelope with technology for over 30 years. Its new 151,000
Outside the Pacific Box Pacific Box and Crate Upper Peninsula Rising Charleston’s refined historic district, well known for its upscale shops and carriage rides and beautiful neighborhoods, is justifiably world-famous for its many charms. If you stray a bit north of this bustling tourist center, however, you’ll find a different landscape altogether. Just a mile up King Street, the area
Finding the X Factor AvidXchange CEO Mike Praeger had a full afternoon planned. In addition to the day-to-day responsibilities of running a rapidly-growing payment automation software company, he was scheduled to meet with the team designing his new headquarters, and he still needed to leave on time to pick up his son. When pick-up time rolled around, however, he changed