A building with glass windows. People walking in a large building. People walking on a walkway. A person walking in a hallway. A building with a glass front. A group of people sitting at tables. A person standing in front of a glass building. A building with a glass roof. A person standing in front of a large screen in a room with people.
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International Technology Company, Executive Briefing Center

Palo Alto, California

As part of an effort to modernize this prominent high-tech firm’s corporate structure, the new 30,000-square-foot Executive Briefing Center functions as a showcase of technology and conveys the company’s position as a global technology leader. The sole link between the old and new buildings is the 30-foot-high glass lobby complemented by metal cladding that pays homage to the company’s hardware products. A courtyard between the two buildings, designed around a heritage oak tree, increases daylight throughout the facility.  The project, which earned LEED® Platinum certification, includes a green roof, speaking to the priorities of resource conservation and community responsibility.