Furman University wanted an innovative space in downtown Greenville, SC. Workplace Architecture + Design completed the programming, architecture, interior design, and furniture specifications for this project. The space was designed for a variety of uses such as alumni gatherings, classrooms, flexible meeting space.
Project Type: Education
The HUB @ Davidson College
The Jay Hurt Hub @ Davidson is a cutting-edge, LEED-certified facility that aims to both connect with and help build a vibrant Lake Norman-area technology, innovation, and entrepreneurship community.
Located at the main entrance to the building and adjacent to the core elements, the Social Commons is where students, faculty, coworkers and technology tenants of the building will naturally gather for healthy beverages, hang out, and collaborate. Innovation depends greatly on the serendipitous interaction of entrepreneurs that will occur as users move through this central gathering zone. Connecting companies, community partners, and the college in a world-class collaborative space.
The VanDeman Innovation Lab anchors the facility and supports the college’s primary uses. It serves as the home for the college’s innovation, entrepreneurship, and emerging technology programs. Included is this area are spaces like the innovation classroom for engaging students in real-world problem solving through the R+D ² Program and exploring digital learning R&D, and The Startup Alley- small, private collaboration spaces for students to work on long-term projects or start their next business venture. All of the spaces throughout allow for open collaboration that are flexible, modular, and tech-forward. The adjacent coworking space offers 15 private office suites and 36 open plan benching seats for local startups, freelancers and entrepreneurs as well as use by Davidson College students, faculty and alumni. The Hurt Hub will bring students, faculty, companies, and community partners together.
Wake Forest Innovation Center – BioTech Place
BioTech Place, a nearly 242,000 square foot building boasting a four-story-tall, curved glass atrium was designed to house scientist, researchers and students in the Departments of Physiology and Pharmacology from Wake Forest School of Medicine. Workplace A+D worked together with Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center Facilities Planning, and Design to develop a preliminary furniture budget, furniture selections, layouts, and bid package for the entire building. Furniture procurement consultation was also completed to ensure the success of the project.
Summit School 75th Anniversary Exhibit
Workplace Architecture + Design worked with the Summit School of Winston-Salem, NC to design, budget and coordinate the vendor resources for an exhibit celebrating the 75th Anniversary year of the school. The exhibit was installed in the entrance corridor and intersecting corridor to the Main Offices Building.
Wake Forest University Health Sciences Research Building A1 Furniture
Workplace A+D worked with Wake Forest University Health Sciences in coordination with the project architect to develop furniture layouts and space plan revisions for the office space in the Triad’s Newest Class A Lab building. Furniture standards were developed to maximize flexibility and inventory management while offering exceptional pricing through a structured bid process. Fabrics and finishes were selected in coordination with the building and presented for review by user groups and the Executive Committee for Health Sciences.