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  • AbelsonTaylor

    Chicago, Illinois

    AbelsonTaylor's office revolves around their creative culture as one of the world's largest health care ad agencies.

  • ACCO Brands

    Lake Zurich, Illinois

    One of the world's largest suppliers of branded office products, brought multiple brands and internal groups together in the design of its corporate headquarters.

  • Assurance

    Chicago, Illinois

    Assurance desired a fun and vibrant space to aid in the recruitment of new employees to a downtown Chicago location.

  • BioMarin

    Novato, California

    BioMarin focuses on the development of biopharmaceutical therapeutics to address unmet medical needs.

  • Chrysler Corporation

    Trenton, Michigan

    Chrysler’s 830,000 sf Engine Plant is the first major manufacturing facility in North America to earn a Gold LEED Certification (from U.S. G.B.C.) for both the physical plant and production processes.

  • Domino’s Pizza LLC

    Ann Arbor, Michigan

    A 9,000SF renovation of Class A office building interior to a flexible multi-functional corporate center

  • Garrett Brands

    Chicago, Illinois

    Garrett Brands, one of Chicago’s most prominent retailers, required a larger floor plate to accommodate the growth of its Garrett Popcorn Brand.

  • GreenPath Debt Solutions

    Farmington Hills, Michigan

    GreenPath, a nationwide non-profit consumer credit counseling service that helps people resolve financial problems.

  • Hays Companies, Inc.

    Chicago, Illinois

    Not only is Hays Companies’ new office sleek and contemporary, it is also an efficient work environment.

  • HED Offices


    Enclosed is a sampling of HED offices around the nation.

  • HelloWorld, Inc.

    Southfield, Michigan

    HelloWorld sought a workplace environment that celebrates a strong collegiate culture and sense of creative maturity.

  • IMRA America, Inc.

    Ann Arbor, Michigan

    Constructed on a 17-acre site, the multi-phase project is at the center of advanced product development for the corporation’s entire North American operation.

  • Kelly Scott Madison

    Chicago, Illinois

    What was once a private office workplace is now an open office that effectively communicates the energy and creativity of the firm’s advertising business.

  • Kelly Scott Madison South

    Austin, Texas

    Kelly Scott Madison (KSM), a leading independent media agency in the United States, required a workplace design for the expansion of its brand into the Austin, Texas market.

  • Keyence

    Chicago, Illinois

    Minimalism meets elegance in this relocated automation company office with an emphasis on product testing, confidentiality, and collaboration.

  • Kirk in the Hills

    Bloomfield Hills, Michigan

    A renovation and repurposing of spaces within the historic Kirk in the Hills Presbyterian Church, one of the truly unique structures and grounds in the Detroit area.

  • LIFT

    Detroit, Michigan

    HED provided architectural and engineering services for both the interior and exterior renovation of AMLLII's new $148-million center for its LIFT partnership.

  • Mercedes Benz/ Detroit Diesel

    Redford, Michigan

    The vision called for transforming the 1938 Detroit Diesel manufacturing plant into a center of creativity, innovation and employee pride.

  • Northern Trust

    Chicago, Illinois

    A 19,000 SF lobby and conference center renovation in Northern Trust’s corporate headquarters.

  • Northern Trust Canal Refresh

    Chicago, Illinois

    The renovated environment is lighter, brighter, more colorful and open, a welcome improvement from the previous cubicle landscape.

  • San Jacinto Valley Animal Shelter

    San Jacinto, California

    San Jacinto Animal Shelter includes not only extensive animal housing/holding areas, but administrative offices and a full veterinary surgical suite.

  • Secrest Wardle New Workplace

    Troy, Michigan

    Harley Ellis Devereaux developed an architecture centered around a “connected” workplace. We derived settings that supported knowledge sharing and a “team” driven organization. We built upon the good bones of the existing architectural transparency.

  • ShopperTrak

    Chicago, Illinois

    A global leader in people counter technology and foot traffic analysis wanted to create an immersive environment for employees and clients.

  • Sky Lounge

    Chicago, Illinois

    Located on the 41st floor of the Kemper Building in Chicago, Sky Lounge provides 360-degree views of the city skyline and functions as a common space for building tenants.

  • Stryker

    Chicago, Illinois

    Stryker one of the world's leading medical technology companies hired HED to design their new workspace and accommodate three main business goals.

  • The Franklin

    Chicago, Illinois

    An amenity floor in Chicago's Franklin Building incorporates common space for building tenants in an open atrium.

  • The Zipatoni Company

    Chicago, Illinois

    Zipatoni's Chicago office represents their company culture of innovation, risk taking, and creativity.

  • Thoratec

    Pleasanton, California

    Thoratec Corporation is the leader the development of advance medical technologies to treat cardiovascular diseases.

  • ThyssenKrupp

    Chicago, Illinois

    The project objective was to create a unique vision linking the company’s German roots of quality and engineering with the sensibilities of the “American” experience.

  • Tyler Technologies

    Troy, Michigan

    Tyler Technologies, a solutions provider for local government and public safety agencies, sought a larger corporate headquarters for its growing employee base.

  • Volkswagen Group of America

    Herndon, Virginia

    The new arrival experience in Herndon reflects the future of Volkswagen.

  • Walbridge

    Detroit, Michigan

    Walbridge, one of the world's largest construction firms, created Project WOW! - Walbridge Optimal Workplace.

  • WMS Gaming

    Waukegan, Illinois

    Through imagination, talent, and technology, WMS Gaming creates and provides the world's most compelling gaming experiences.


The Technical Workplace

June 12, 2013 by Nicole Franzen

  Today's work tasks demand more than a typical office, studio or lab. We yearn for places designed to help us increase speed to market, integrate complex systems, develop creative multi-disciplinary insights and apply technological innovations. These passions drive new business models, operational modes, and organizational cultures - they are what "the technical workplace" is all... more

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Why would anyone want to invest time in your workspace?

May 3, 2013 by Nicole Franzen

James F. Meredith, RA, LEED AP, Workplace Strategy Corporate & Commercial Studio Leader   Walking through a client’s current workspace this week reminded me of the great gulf that exists between the way businesses are managed and the way they perform, and the extraordinarily important role that design has in that performance.   We entered a mean, little, anonymous elevator... more

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Change Leadership

October 15, 2012 by Nicole Franzen

James F. Meredith, RA, LEED AP, Workplace Strategy Corporate & Commercial Studio Leader   The best way to prepare for change is to decide the things that won't change. Joseph Kosuth, “Self Defined,” 1965, Neon tubing   The organizations we work with are now much more ready to move in substantially new directions than at any time in the past decade. The change momentum... more

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Happiness and Work Progress and Performance: Is there a role for the workplace?

December 15, 2011 by jlittle

Jim Meredith, LEED AP, Workplace Strategy There is an increasing body of scholarship and other analysis linking positive feelings and happiness at work to the progress and performance of the organization. The Gallup organization has been conducting an annual survey and index on “well-being” at work, for example. The more recent surveys indicate a continuing decline in staff... more

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