Workplace Architecture

Learning from Wright’s Work Ethic

Are historic design trends coming back to the workplace?

Are historic design trends coming back to the workplace? It’s impossible to generalize, but one thing is sure: In Frank Lloyd Wright’s SC Johnson Administration Building in Racine, Wisconsin, with its neat rows of desks, there isn’t a private office in sight. It’s the same situation today, when these inner sanctums are missing in our offices. And although the rows of…

Michael Graves, Irving Harper, Others Remember George Nelson

George Nelson's talented team reveals the method to the madness—and how Nelson's greatest genius may have been in bringing them together.

George Nelson—architect, industrial designer, writer, editor, gadfly, and master impresario. Now the talented team behind one of design’s great figures reveals the method to the madness—and how his greatest genius may have been his skill in bringing them together.

An Experiment in Green: U.S. Green Building Council’s New Headquarters

Envision Design's biggest challenge yet? Creating an HQ for the U.S. Green Building Council that puts the organization’s ideas—and ideals—into action.

After designing offices for some of the leading environmental groups in the country, Envision Design takes on its biggest challenge yet: creating a new headquarters for the U.S. Green Building Council that puts the organization’s ideas—and ideals—into action.