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Once part of a bustling printing district in the mid-1900s, New York
City's historic Maltz Building is now the home for Squarespace, a leading website publishing platform. The 100,000-square-foot headquarters
occupies three full floors, a roof deck, and an expansive ground-floor
lobby/event space. Its design expresses the company's brand and values
with a highly functional, elegant workplace that reflects the sophistication of the company's products.
The design process began with a three-month workplace strategy exercise, which identified the company's working style and values. The designers found that Squarespace requires a fluidity in team collaborations
that varies from project to project, as well as spaces where employees
can easily move between individual work and group environments.
Honoring Squarespace's aesthetic commitment to minimalism and
timeless elegance, the architecture avoids bright colors, and introduces
depth, texture, and warmth with polished concrete floors, custom black
concrete desks, leather benches, and walnut accents. Along the main
circulation paths, dark wood slats are used for wall treatment. Visitors
circulating between floors encounter an interior landscape of trees and
low planters.
The office includes sophisticated work-lifestyle amenities, such as
the 5,000-square-foot multifunctional ground-floor lobby, formerly the
building's loading dock, which features rotating art installations and
can serve as event space. There is also a library, a large roof deck, and
a panorama bar on the 12th floor. This purposeful variety of spaces
offers room to work, collaborate, relax, and socialize in a refined yet
relaxed environment.

Magda Biernet

A+I
NEW YORK, NY

INTERIORS HONOR

SQUARESPACE GLOBAL HEADQUARTERS

A+I Design Team
Eliane Maillot, LEED AP, Brita Everett, AIA, LEED
AP, Cheryl Baxter, LEED AP, Tim Aarsen, Katina
Kremelberg, Meg Kalinowski, Ryan Erb, Alan Calixto
Collaborators
Severud Associates, New York Green Roofs,
Lighting Workshop, Cerami & Associates,
TM Technology Partners, Vidaris, JRM Construction
Management, Gardiner & Theobald, James A. Davella
Consulting, Brookbridge Consulting Services

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Oculus - Summer 2017 Design Awards

Letter from the President
Introduction
Best in Competition
De Maria Pavilion
Main: East Side Lofts
INTERIORS Honor
The Met Breuer
PROJECTS Honor
Re-Envisioning Branch Libraries Design Study
The Gowanus Canal Sponge Park Pilot
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