Charlotte, North Carolina
While an industry leader, this confidential optical fiber company generally operates out of sight. Many of their pivotal projects and developments escape the notice of both users and observers, playing behind-the-scenes roles in iconic inventions and major historic moments. When the time came for a new headquarters that could boost both employee recruitment and business development, the client knew the design of their space had to make the invisible visible and put the company’s distinguished scientific approach on display. The design embraces maker culture and the arduous process of tinkering in a workplace that combines natural warmth with technological development.