Newmont Gold Corp.
This innovative workplace design was created for the largest gold mining company in the world. The firm’s culture and work methods were transformed to encourage collaboration between employees. Upon entry, one is confronted by a curved, free standing sculpture which divides the reception from the central employee lounge.
This Canadian owned and operated paint manufacturer has a long history of providing colour to people’s lives. For their new head office, the designer used a natural palette to promote employee wellness and as a backdrop for vibrant splashes of colour. The stunning hand-painted art glass curve in the reception area is a main feature.
Selling canada to the world
The Canadian government’s commission of tourism designs and promotes Canada’s image to the world. The team moved from a traditional corporate environment on two levels to an energetic and collaborative space on a single floor. Their new headquarters features a vibrant, modern colour palette and scenic imagery from across our beautiful nation.
Based in the World Trade Centre Vancouver, the office of this mining executive overlooks the iconic sails of Canada Place. Their graphic shape on the skyline inspired the feature carpet. Glass office fronts allow all the staff to enjoy natural light and uninterrupted views of the North Shore mountains.
The client, multi-award winning Vancouver home builders, purchased a building in Richmond, BC that was previously a single level motorcycle showroom. Based on their needs, it was converted into a professional office with a second floor. Our design team developed an interior with a downtown corporate look, balanced by warm residential details. A striking walnut and maple feature staircase greets visitors in the two storey atrium.
Boffo Development LTD.
The corporate head office for this developer and home builder needed to showcase the company’s commitment to beauty and quality of design through the use of natural materials. It was important to provide a positive workplace environment with great amenities and a residential feel
Port Metro Vancouver
State-of-the-art functionality was required for the managing office of Canada’s largest port, located at the prow of Canada Place. A central promenade and sail-like ceiling organize the triangular floor plate and randomly placed support columns. Nautical elements like rope cleats for door pulls, local marine artifacts and ship models present the Port Authority’s history. The project was awarded LEED Gold Certification.
For the headquarters of this leading B.C. biotech company, the client’s main objective was to connect all staff and departments so that their corporate culture would be better illustrated and facilitated. The space expresses their West Coast location through a natural, welcoming environment that also highlights the ‘science’ of the company.