The corporate workplace is an ever-changing landscape of spaces that defines how and where we work. Today’s workplace is far more than an office, cubicle, conference room or break room. Today’s workforce requires far more. To be competitive in today’s business culture, workspace needs to project the brand image of the company to the extent that the spaces within the corporate office are living, breathing extensions of the brand.
Our expertise goes for beyond the architecture. As we design the workspace of today and the future we develop a Workplace Strategy. This strategy allows corporations to support their people and manage their assets by understanding real estate, facilities, workplace, information solutions, and business strategies with the objective of improving performance.
Corporations must consider cultural integration, the global nature of business, technological innovation, and workforce mobility. All make it necessary for organizations to leverage change to maintain viability. Change Management integrates the organizations business goals, strategies and metrics and its evolving brand and culture to ensure a successful outcome. Change management brings together each of these pieces to deliver knowledge sharing, teaming, and a culture of positive change.
Inclusive in our approach is sustainable design and high performance buildings. We are creating environments that place a priority of health and well-being on the occupants. Transparency and material health are at the forefront of this movement. We are advocates for industry benchmarks set forth in LEED V4, Living Building Challenge and WELL Building.
Identifying vulnerabilities to natural and manmade stressors in buildings and to create design responses to help achieve stability and adaptability is Resilient Design. We are working to help create buildings and spaces that are more flexible, responsive and adaptive to a catastrophic and chronic event.
Our corporate practice is led by a team of experts well-positioned to lead and consult corporate clients on an extensive range of corporate project types. Talk with us and you will quickly understand our commitment and passion to help you improve all aspects of your physical and cultural workplace environment. We develop relationships deep-rooted on the foundation of listening to your needs and communicating your message.
We also actively participate in leadership roles in:
NAIOP, Commercial Real Estate Development Association
U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC)
International WELL Building Institute
American Institute of Architects
American Society of Interior Designers
International Interior Design Association
First and foremost, the success of any project is based on a strong, trusting team. We partner with our clients, as our many long-term clients can attest. We also excel at bringing together the experts a project may require—engineers, specialty consultants, construction managers, contractors and other architects—to leverage a broad knowledge base of best practices, trends, codes and approaches to long-term maintenance and building operational needs. Through this collaborative process, we design environments that exceed our clients’ expectations and goals, while remaining sensitive to your limitations. At FGM Architects, we value each partner’s role and engage them to their highest and best use.