While the universal planning approach included one office size and one workstation size, minor variations were incorporated to meet the group’s specific needs. The unique shape of the building lent itself to accommodating the programmatic goals of a large collaborative environment.
The ratio of open to closed work environments was approximately 60% open to 40% closed; a ratio slightly higher than in the Comcast Center. For this project, 12.5% of the usable area was dedicated to a mixture of traditional enclosed conference rooms, small informal open and closed meeting environments and private telephone booths. This concept leverages a higher percent-age of space for shared functions while decreasing space allocated for individual.