The design of The Wilderness Society’s new Washington DC workplace higher displays and furthers the group’s conservation mission to guard American wilderness throughout 44 states.

sshape mirrored the work of The Wilderness Society within the design of their places of work in Washington DC.

Since 1935, The Wilderness Society (TWS) has labored to completely shield huge swaths of American wilderness throughout 44 states. With attitudes within the conservation world-changing with the instances, TWS retained sshape to create a brand new, 23,000 sq. foot office that will meet the second. sshape helped TWS replace its model with large-format environmental graphic foyer installations that talk to the connection between individuals and nature and acknowledge the significance of native lands and variety within the outside.

Whereas the group’s office tradition required retaining personal places of work, sshape seized alternatives to create open, collaborative areas. Within the communal breakroom, sshape used textured ceiling components and loft and sales space seating to create a heat, residential really feel, and energy to plug in when wanted, each seating space could be a versatile workspace. sshape additionally helped TWS disperse its assortment of Ansel Adams pictures, beforehand displayed in a first-floor gallery within the former DuPont Circle workplace, all through the office, offering a gentle reminder of the mission to employees and guests alike.

Design: sshape
Pictures: Garrett Rowland