Boston Consulting Group

Boston Consulting Group (“BCG”), a global management consulting firm, is the world’s leading advisor on business strategy. BCG enlisted HLW to design a new 31,000 sf office for the New Jersey group based in Summit. The project consists of 4 intimate and unique work floors that are connected by a custom designed sculptural stair incorporating […]

URBY at Harborside

Harborside Plaza is a highly innovative take on luxury rental living. The multi-phase project will ultimately yield a total of three luxury rental towers, each embodying the distinctive shifting floor massing. Their memorable profile is an expression of a new and innovative housing brand. Individual units are efficient in size, but spacious in feel, ideal […]

Capital One Cafe 56

As the latest renovated building at the West Creek campus, Café 56 builds on Capital One’s continued focus to showcase workplace amenities on the campus. Café 56 is a bold statement emerging between two brick office buildings. The structure engages with light through the use of a double height front façade with a rising angled […]

American Eagle Outfitters

American Eagle Outfitters (AEO) consolidated and restacked their New York headquarters into six floors at 401 Fifth Avenue. This strategic restack of their real estate will provide five contiguous floors that is the home of AEO’s New York Design Center. HLW’s design approach focused on achieving AEO’s cultural and functional goals, while maximizing seat count […]

Truth Initiative

As the largest nonprofit organization in America dedicated to stopping smoking, the Truth Initiative recently went through a re-branding effort and sought a new space that reflected the new culture of their organization. Seeking a youthful and vibrant feeling that was in keeping with the organization’s goal of stopping tobacco use in teenagers, the new […]

Corporate Point

Our goals were to work with our client and project team to transform a dated and aging office environment into a top-tier space that tenants will be excited to come to work in. This was accomplished by providing modern but timeless design elements, an abundance of amenity spaces, vibrant pops of color and art through […]

Nokia Bell Labs

Nokia had a vision for its Mountain Avenue campus, previous site of the Bell Labs “Idea Factory,” (also originally designed by HLW) involving the repurpose of underutilized office and laboratory space. The resultant master plan celebrates the history of the company and site, unifies the campus, and provides amenities for the many individuals visiting, collaborating and […]


HLW’s design team created bold ceiling soffits in main reception and smaller scale ones throughout the rest of the suite to utilize the angles of the building to create a highly dynamic space that pulls the eye to the outdoor views and the corners of the building. HLW coordinated closely with the acoustic engineers & […]

Tech Client

Strategic master planning for our client’s northeast regional campus creatively addresses uses for more than three million square feet devoted to work, production, and infrastructure. HLW is also providing ongoing workplace strategy, site analysis, and related architecture and engineering design. We are establishing a sense of community and connectivity within a unified vertical campus that […]


The new UPS “Campus of the Future” will contain 200,000 sf of Class A office area, including a diverse offering of conference and assembly spaces, on four floors. Central to this approach for a collaborative, high-tech work environment is the idea that the ground-up facility is an opportunity for implementing progressive workplace practices and technologies […]

70 & 90 Columbus

Currently on the boards, this joint venture between Ironstate Development and Panepinto Properties will yield a total of two luxury rental residential towers and a hotel in Jersey City.  Originally designed by Gwathmey Siegel Kaufmann & Associates Architects, HLW was retained only for the administering of construction services for the first 50 story rental tower […]

The Ellipse

A sleek addition to Jersey City’s rapidly expanding Newport neighborhood, The Ellipse features beautifully designed, amenitized residences. HLW is working closely with the LeFrak Organization, serving as executive architect for the tower and interior designer for the common areas and units. We were inspired by nature and water in motion, concepts that bring to mind […]

Hewlett Packard

The HP Experience Center is an embodiment of a core mission—to experience technology at the service of great ideas. This space can deliver any number of experiences, from an intimate, interactive tour to a rousing lecture. From the refined reception area/customer’s lounge, the visitor seamlessly transitions into Techworks. Here, lectures, screenings, and events can accommodate […]

Tech Client

Creating clear destinations supports movement within the building, between floors, and from space to space on a floor. Separate but together, the two top floors and mezzanine are linked either physically (via the extended stair) or visually. Varied perspectives of this hub of workplace activity are possible from different vantage points along the multiple levels.


To create a home that could keep up with Yodle’s evolving demands, HLW focused on collaboration and community building. Huddle rooms are strategically positioned throughout the office, enabling groups to work together to solve problems. And, the large, centrally located connecting stair includes stadium seating as a more casual area for impromptu meetings under the […]


Europe’s leading entertainment company, Sky serves 21M customers across five countries. The Osterley campus, where HLW designed a campus-wide refresh, contains the Sky head office and broadcasting facilities. Here, we introduced design standards for agile working. Accessible touchdown bases and large, bench style tables are key aspects of the effort to foster a sense of […]

Capital One Digital Labs

The new digital lab is a design studio embedded within a financial services work environment. The facility houses the company’s mobile technology developer team. A strategic mix of movable, collapsible, and mashable design elements ensure that this creative team has optimal flexibility and support when doing their best and most innovative work.

Tech Client

Strategic master planning for our client’s northeast regional campus creatively addresses uses for more than three million square feet devoted to work, production, and infrastructure. HLW is also providing ongoing workplace strategy, site analysis, and related architecture and engineering design. We are establishing a sense of community and connectivity within a unified vertical campus that […]

Water Garden Office Park

The Santa Monica corporate park re-design involved reimagining how to reposition and use the 17-acre site’s many public spaces and amenities, including a large artificial lake situated in the interior portion of the campus. We considerably reduced the lake’s footprint, ultimately increasing the overall usable square footage and introducing new, more “authentic” amenities, while cutting […]

PRS for Music

The leading UK music collecting society/licensing firm undertook a major relocation and refurbishment project involving two properties. The resulting creative workplace reflects the fast-paced, collaborative industry served by PRS. Design solutions such as an eight-floor cafe and terrace create a social hub for staff and reinforce a culture that will take this youthful and innovative […]

Post Office Ltd. London Office

A multifaceted organization where “all your needs will be handled with care,” Post Office did much more than move their office. They ensured a cultural change in the workplace to introduce new ways of doing business. The premier Customer Support Center has flexible spaces for a diverse customer base and new tools: a model branch, […]

Atlas Holdings

The new global headquarters of the fast growing private equity firm embodies the culture of this progressive, innovative organization focused on building business through collaboration and mutual respect. The main facility, which supports high quality video conferencing and mobile working, an annex building (formerly a barn, circa 1870), and outdoor amenities form the campus.

Broadcast Client

HLW created an exceptionally flexible working environment, one that permits the reconfiguration of production and technical spaces to rapidly meet evolving requirements. Studios can be combined, used separately, and configured to accommodate multiple sets. The project doubled the size of existing studio operations and centralized sports monitoring and production capabilities in two multi-story digital centers.