U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)

Alexandria, Virginia
January 1st 2005

Across a sprawling, 20-acre campus encompassing 2.5 million square feet —  the largest single lease ever signed by the U.S. Government — Gensler provided strategic planning, interior design and graphic design for the new headquarters of the USPTO. Accommodating high-performance office space for 7,000 professional staff, the facility includes a public patent-search library, museum, credit union, 500-seat cafeteria, two retail cafés, fitness and child care centers, data center, auditorium and training center, as well as a health facility. The bright and inviting headquarters is the winner of several interior design and environmental graphics awards.

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