As Jacobsen Building Firm, Inc. approached its centennial, the agency partnered with expertise design company Struck to reinvigorate its model identification and headquarters workplace area in a manner that honors the corporate’s legacy and units the stage for a brilliant future. To create a cohesive model expertise for workers and guests, Struck collaborated with Jacobsen to include key storytelling themes of historical past, craftsmanship and sustainability into the massive and small design options of the brand new office.
Upon coming into the three-story, 63,000 sq. ft. workplace constructing, guests are met in the primary foyer by three sculptural items that embody Jacobsen’s historical past. The “Origins Bench” is an eight-foot blonde wooden seating space designed in Nordic fashion as an ode to founder Soren Jacobsen’s Danish origins. Draped above the bench is an arresting artwork piece laden with influential quotes from previous and current firm leaders. The “Origins Sculpture” was crafted utilizing recycled supplies from Jacobsen’s warehouse and pays homage to the corporate’s dedication to progress and sustainability. The primary staircase touchdown options the “One Staff” medallion sculpture, which represents the corporate’s technical talent and unity as its work brings folks collectively to create one thing stunning and sophisticated.
Artwork and picture galleries are positioned as celebrations of sustainability and labor, respectively, all through the constructing’s facilities, which embrace a café, gymnasium, yoga studio and meditation areas, plus casual collaboration residing rooms designed with teamwork prime of thoughts. Storytelling parts are additionally woven into the workplace’s particulars, right down to the wallpaper selections, privateness glass patterns, and digital display shows.
The multi-dimensional “Skyline” sculpture within the workplace café is one other piece created from reclaimed wooden discovered within the firm’s supplies yard. The sculpture glorifies the corporate’s function in shaping skylines and constructing communities throughout Utah and past. The 26-foot-long “At Work” canvas mural situated in a extremely trafficked hallway goals to seize the vitality, work ethic, and workforce spirit which have made Jacobsen profitable over 10 many years. The intricate Domes and Arches sculpture on show in one of many essential convention rooms represents the sweetness, permanence, and significance of the corporate’s work.
Two outstanding picture galleries pay tribute to the people who find themselves on the coronary heart of Jacobsen’s work: the agency’s staff and the group members they serve. The “Onerous Work” picture gallery acknowledges particular person contributions by means of superbly detailed photographs of the fingers that play such a vital function in all of Jacobsen’s initiatives. The “Constructed For Life” gallery serves as a strong reminder that Jacobsen’s buildings play a serious function within the each day lives of many individuals.
This state-of-the-art workplace area has confirmed to be a serious supply of pleasure for the development firm and stands as one of the vital locations Jacobsen has constructed throughout its 100 years in enterprise.
Pictures: courtesy of Jacobsen Building Firm