As coronavirus looks likely to create a permanent shift in how millions of office workers divide their time, we explore a recent competition set by the British Council for Offices (BCO) to imagine the post-pandemic workplace. Tasked with imagining the post-pandemic workplace, HLW joined forces
For the third year, Crain’s is featuring the Coolest Offices in New York. HLW is thrilled that two of our projects were selected as finalists – HLW’s New York City office for Coolest Collaboration and Zola for Coolest New Construction. Although the pandemic has put
We are thrilled to share that HLW has been shortlisted for three Mixology Awards, including Design Practice of the Year! The Mixology Awards, organised by Mix Interiors, recognises the very best of commercial interior design in the U.K. HLW is passionate about supporting our team,
Designing for the Financial Workplace The complete visual notes are at the end of this article. On July 7th, HLW and the Newmark Activation Group hosted a virtual get-together with a group of leaders from various financial services companies. The evening’s discussion focused on what’s
The open office plan has earned a bad reputation over the past decade. A quick Google search for “open office” reveals a myriad of negative stories and research studies. However, the blanket statement that “open offices don’t work,” portrays an incomplete representation of the concept.
International architecture and design firm HLW is relocating its L.A. office within Santa Monica, Commercial Observer has learned. The firm is jettisoning its former office at 1556 20th Street for a 10,000-square foot penthouse at 1437 4th Street, a block from the upscale shopping and dining district 3rd Street Promenade. The 10-year lease was signed
By Peter A. Bacevice, Illustrations by Jinghang Huang Clients often ask us if flexible open plan workspace is effective. While “effective” workspace means different things to different organizations, we have broadly discovered a number of benefits that an open office design can provide to a wide range