The 415,000-square-foot, $200-million renovation was prompted by code violations, but the subsequent update also honored its architects' original designs.
Thanks to cloud computing and Skype, there’s less need for a physical office, but the urge to transmit corporate culture and values persist.
Two new sparkling buildings in Chicago—designed by Carol Ross Barney and Gensler, respectively—demonstrate a new design direction for the ubiquitous fast-food chain.
Metropolis’s director of design innovation, Susan Szenasy, led a panel at the Gensler-designed 500 West 2nd Street tower examining how certain experiences (both physical and digital) now drive urban design.
Big Room, a temporary workplace constructed inside an airplane hangar, brings teams together by leaning into scrappy solutions and a sense of fun.
The bombastic new temple for film history, set to open next year, will be a cinematic experience in itself, says Piano.
At Metropolis's Washington D.C. Think Tank in December, hosted by Gensler, panelists—ranging from architects to a politician—discussed how to design for a healthier America.
Martínez, a consumer-goods practice-area leader at Gensler, chats with Metropolis editor-in-chief, Avinash Rajagopal, about not being afraid to experiment in office design.
A Q&A with Gensler architects on designing for science and collaboration.
A Q&A with Gensler Architects on fostering community engagement and partnerships between higher education institutions and the public sphere.
Susan S. Szenasy talks with a panel of experts who specialize in workplace strategy, architecture, innovation-leading communications, and pharmaceuticals.
Workplaces are beginning to understand that in order to retain top performers, they will need to do more than put a foosball table in the lobby. Today’s most progressive organizations are attracting talent by creating workplaces that build a culture…
Within a couple of years, virtual reality and related technologies have gone from speculative to ubiquitous. Now, in the hands of a few architects and designers, it has the potential to revolutionize the design process.
We visit the Dallas offices of Gensler to discuss the role of the corporation in reversing urban sprawl.
With the democratization of virtual reality, architects and designers are discovering new potentials for the technology—and already looking to the next step.
Susan S. Szenasy talks with the principals of Gensler Los Angeles, their clients Google, and L.A.’s Riot Games on the revolutionary shifts that have enabled workers to shape their time and space at work.
From fitting rooms to phone apps, the touchscreen has invaded and completely transformed every aspect of the shopping experience.
The design director of Genlser's Lifestyle-Brand Design studio discusses ways in which an office layout can been designed to reflect a brand's image.
O+A, the go-to firm for tech companies and start-ups in the Bay Area, tackles the challenge of sound in the open office.
The Airbnb Headquarters in San Francisco may be the ultimate reflection of both the brand, and the tech world’s new way of working.