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contents focus 70 Keep It Simple, Sustainable The Diffrient World Chair by Niels Diffrient for Humanscale replaces mechanical design with the principles of physics 72 Generation Next Geiger introduces The Millennials Collection to accommodate the newest to enter the workforce 96 essay 82 The Office Evolution A Gensler survey studies the connection between workplace design and business performance 114 Diamond in the Rough Tim Murphy Design Associates weaves a uniquely shaped space around the versatile workflow demands of the Founders Fund 118 Chat Room Mancini•Duffy designed a New York headquarters for AOL based on the notions of collaboration, interaction, and communication All Lit Up 3Form combines light with its ever-popular Varia Ecoresin in a new division called LightArt 74 design 90 material 76 Outside the Box Alrik Koudenberg and Joost van Bleiswijk make Nothing into something Brand New Studio o+a revamps the headquarters for online banking company PayPal and gives it an identity all its own Jump Start VOA Associates designed a headquarters for Volkswagen Group of America that maintains the company vision and is in tune with its customers Tailored Fit Toronto-based Giannone Petricone Associates Inc. Architects turns the traditional legal office palette on its head for Wildeboer Dellelce The Energizer Effect TannerHecht Architecture achieves LEED-CI Platinum certification for the San Franciscobased Energy Foundation in a space that reflects the vibrancy of its employees and dedication to its mission 96 46 green 78 LEED v3: A Highly Evolved Solution As environmentally sustainable design practices continue to go mainstream and change with time, so too do the standards by which to rate green design 104 108 departments 22 26 42 124 126 128 64 editorial industry exhibition: Best of NeoCon® 2009 designers rate: panel fabrics ad index perspectives cover: Volkswagen Group of America by VOA Associates. Photography by Nick Merrick/Hedrich Blessing. Page 96. CONTRACT, volume 50, issue 5, (USPS 307-970, ISSN 1530-6224, May 2009) is published 12 times per year, monthly, issued by Nielsen Business Media, Inc., 770 Broadway, New York, NY 10003-9595. Editorial and advertising offices: Nielsen Business Media, Inc., 770 Broadway, New York, NY 10003-9595; 646-654-4500; fax: 646-654-7370. Customer Service: For address changes (provide old mailing label and new address including zip or postal code and allow four to six weeks), single copy sales ($10 payable in advance), and subscription inquiries ($89/year U.S., $94/year Canada, $175/year all other foreign), call 800-697-8859, fax 847-291-4816 or write to, or Contract Magazine, P.O. Box 3601, Northbrook, IL. 60065-3601. Periodicals postage paid at New York, NY, and additional mailing offices. Printed in the USA. Postmaster: Please send address changes to Contract, P.O. Box 1056, Skokie, IL 60076-8056. Canada Post Publications Mail Agreement No. 40031729. Return undeliverable Canadian addresses: To DHL Global Mail, 4960-2 Walker Road, Windsor, ON N9A 6J3. issue 5 volume 50

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Contract - May 2009

Contract - May 2009
Exhibition: Best of NeoCon® 2009
Keep It Simple, Sustainable
Generation NextGeneration Next
All Lit Up
Outside the Box
LEED v3: A Highly Evolved Solution
The Office Evolution
Brand New
Jump Start
Tailored Fit
The Energizer Effect
Diamond in the Rough
Chat Room
Designers Rate: Panel Fabrics
Ad Index

Contract - May 2009