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A narrow floor plate gets a light filled reorganization.


This 2,000 sf office renovation for a development firm presented the challenge of fitting all programming requests into a long narrow floor plate. The client found previous open office layouts to be distracting and inefficient for their team, and the sensitive nature of their business dealings was best served by a series of private offices.

To maximize access to natural light throughout the floor, the main circulation spine runs along the window wall, and allows for pockets of space outside of each glass fronted office to act as a collaborative zone without sacrificing privacy. A dark gray reception zone collects entry, restrooms, kitchen, and a large conference room together. Contrasted against the lighter toned workspaces beyond, this front zone evens out the otherwise narrow proportions of the floorplate.


Architecture,  Design,  Permits + Approvals


New York, NY


Astral Weeks Development


completed 2022


Commercial, Office


Nick Glimenakis  —  Photography