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Samsung Design Studio

San Francisco, California

In addition to its desire for a unique workplace to attract local talent, Samsung needed the project delivered within an accelerated timeframe. In response, Gensler completed design and construction in a mere 12 weeks—four for design and eight for construction. The design concept centers around the multiform nature of work. Varying spaces are distinct, ranging from “the tunnel”—featuring a large collaboration table and wall-sized writing surfaces—to a “visualization lab,” and open workspaces, all designed as a blank canvas that engage employees to leave their mark. Amenities like an employee wall, “chill lounge” and campfire area, similarly aim to inspire and bolster staff.