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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Financial Client

HLW has been working with this Asset Management firm in planning a new building to accommodate approximately 500 people.  The project includes the demolition of the existing structure, and the design and construction of a new two story building with underground parking and associated site work.  A training center is located on the ground level with […]

Scripps Networks

HLW provided Interior Architecture for the creation of a new office floor to consolidate Food Network’s growing Digital Group, previously spread across several locations. The new space is located on the 2nd floor of Chelsea Market, a converted industrial building, and is a direct extension of the Food Network headquarters consolidation previously completed by HLW in […]

St. Johns

HLW created a long-term plan for St. John’s University to provide on-campus housing for the first time in the 128-year history of the school. Most students currently commute to St. John’s, and the residential construction is part of an effort to attract students from around the country and the world to the largest Catholic University in the United […]

Columbia University Taub Institute

This two-phase renovation project for the Taub Institute includes general laboratories, laboratory support spaces, associated offices and a 900 sf one-story extension shared common space. This new extension remained sympathetic to the original 1928 Physicians and Surgeons/Presbyterian Hospital building by using a similar facade treatment. Selected areas within public corridors were highlighted to encourage interaction […]

Columbia School of Journalism

The goal of Columbia University was to modernize the broadcast facility for the students with state-of-the-art equipment and to honor the memory of legendary ABC executive and university supporter Roone Arledge. The project, situated within the historic New York City campus, included a 900 sf student-run television studio, a dual-function control room/seminar room, a series of […]

Waldorf Astoria Guerlain Spa

HLW served as the Executive Architect for the creation of the high end Guerlain Spa in the historic Waldorf Astoria hotel. Designed by AC Martin, HLW took their design intent and produced construction documents and specifications for the spa, coordinating all of the project’s consultants. The spa includes treatment rooms, steam rooms, hydro and vichy […]

Hilton Hotel Spa Merge

Spa Merge, New York is a luxury day spa with an updated vintage glam aesthetic. The space was designed to be welcoming, modern and luxurious with a mixture of muted soft and hard materials, edgy and exotic textiles, old and new details and elegant light fixtures selected. Ergonomics, privacy, acoustics and efficacy were of importance […]

One Carnegie Hill

Located on East 96th Street in Manhattan, this new 41-story residential tower is designed to be a premier rental property with a range of amenities that include a health club and roof top gardens. The building will also house a school for the adjacent cultural center of the Islamic Center of New York. The site holds several challenges […]

709 Chestnut Street

Currently on the boards, Roseland Properties, A Mack-Cali Company, and Parkway Commercial Properties has retained HLW for the architectural services for the construction of a 32-story luxury rental tower which includes 282 units and a 135 automated parking garage vault in the Center City District neighborhood in Philadelphia, PA.  The 300,000 sf building also includes […]

1040 Kennedy

HLW worked alongside Cali Futures LLC on a Minervini Vandermark, LLC designed residential rental building at 1040-1046 Kennedy Boulevard. HLW is providing interior design services related to the selection and specification of the finishes and furnishings for this new construction project. This 8-story luxury residence will house 60 apartments, as well as an internal parking facility […]

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.

Yodle

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 […]

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.

UNIQLO North American Headquarters

Part design, part branding, the project involved the conversion of a loft space into a corporate office for the Tokyo-based international retailer. It was an opportunity to make this unique brand come to life in the workplace as it exists in the UNIQLO stores. A simple, yet universal, aesthetic complements a global company actively engaged […]

Under Armour

HLW engaged in an extensive discovery process with Under Armour to identify key design parameters for meeting the company’s functional, financial and aesthetic goals for its New York office and showroom. Company culture places significant emphasis on innovation. To build “the biggest, baddest brand on the planet, bar none,” requires a workplace that supports a […]

Panasonic Corporation of North America

The new interior spaces at the Panasonic headquarters serve as a showcase, with demonstration rooms, an interactive Innovation Center, and innovative “green” Panasonic products integrated into the office, conferencing, teaming, and amenity spaces. Through everyday use, the space encourages people and businesses to be smarter about making greener choices.

NBC Universal Technology Center

HLW designed the new home for NBC’s core technology team and Media Labs. We created a place where the company’s whiz kids would be comfortable—a highly collaborative and fully wired workspace—and feel empowered to rethink technology. The new center is an internal “think tank” for pushing the envelope in our client’s specialized field.

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 […]

Tech Client Production Space

This project is about professional-grade production spaces for online content “creators.” All rooms are film-ready. The space is also about congregating and learning with fellow creators and industry professionals. Workshops on creative strategy and audience development are held in the training areas. From cozy nooks to elevated lookouts, there are a multitude of touchdown and […]

BMW & Mini of Manhattan

BMW North America considers this project to be one effort, one complex initiative, one vision. Although multiple divisions (new car, MINI, CPO, Motorrad) benefit, the effort was driven by two chief objectives: to enhance and differentiate branding and to improve customer experience. The extensive rehabilitation, restructuring, and reconfiguration project involved the conception, design, and renovation […]

Hilton Grand Vacations Club

As designer and executive architect for New York City’s first dedicated timeshare building, HLW served in a number of roles. We assisted Hilton with locating a site, one strategically positioned near premier cultural assets. Historic West 57th Street posed a number of challenges, including our re-imagining the hotelier’s traditional property model, while incorporating the classic […]

300 East 79th Street

On New York City’s Upper East Side, much of the residential architecture is defined by a classic composition consisting of a base, middle, and top. Brick with traditional windows and detailing are the norm. HLW created an innovative cladding solution for the condominium on East 79th Street, a graphic manipulation within the curtain wall, which […]

United Nations Federal Credit Union (UNFCU) at Court Square Place

The new UNFCU headquarters provides enough flexibility to accommodate future spatial changes without resulting in exorbitant renovation costs. HLW’s solution involved a steel structure with a creative massing arrangement. The resulting large footprint delivered significant flexibility, which was further enhanced by the expansive 30-foot spacing between vertical members.

United Nations Capital Master Plan (CMP) Renovation

The execution of the United Nations CMP brought a series of mid-century Modern structures into compliance with today’s 21st century requirements. The design standards that we developed served as a framework for understanding the inherent opportunities in restoring the campus, whether within the context of the site, perimeter security, local codes, preservation, workplace, or operations.

Sesame Workshop

A critical aspect of the success of this headquarters reorganization and extensive renovation project was the upfront real estate analysis and Discovery process. HLW worked with Sesame Workshop to identify optimal design solutions for supporting the transition to a more collaborative, egalitarian work space, one that would support innovation and create synergies between groups.

Omnicom Group, BBDO NY Headquarters

For BBDO’s new headquarters, we used modern forms and a simplified materials palette. The client wanted a downtown space, with the associated cool sophistication and clean, contemporary lines, but at a Midtown Manhattan address. Spaces needed to feel expansive and to flow, while also conveying a certain effortless style. In essence, we were charged with […]

Wells Fargo & Co.

The new headquarters facility allows for greater synergies and growth in each of the company’s divisions, with emphasis on significantly improving the available training facilities. We also provided opportunities for branding in the building’s lobby, where both the history of the organization and its progressive plans for the future are celebrated.

Weight Watchers

HLW initially engaged in a comprehensive Discovery process, working closely with Weight Watchers to identify key elements considered integral to the company’s culture. Through Active Design principles, the space provides employees with many flexible and constructive options for achieving a healthy lifestyle at work, including a walking track, bike racks, connecting stairs, and strategically positioned […]

JPMorgan Chase

A close partnership that continues to this day characterizes HLW’s decade long relationship with JPMC. We have had the privilege of working with this client in a variety of contexts, from strategic planning to design, and at a number of building sites, including 270 Park Avenue and One Chase Manhattan Plaza.

JetBlue

The new three-story headquarters represents a paradigm shift to a more open and collaborative workplace, a tribute to the JetBlue single-class cabin. The design process was transparent and inclusive. We involved airline staff, soliciting their perspectives on operations, culture, and the day-to-day work experience. The result is an environment consistent with brand values and supportive […]

Dechert LLP

The Dechert law practice is unconventional. HLW’s response was similarly innovative. We delivered on windowed private offices while also reducing real estate needs by 15% in one office. Multi-story zones positioned around the stair in other offices define common areas for programming, congregating, and displaying art. In addition to the NY headquarters, we designed offices […]

Avon Products, Inc.

The new three-story research facility consolidates Avon’s offices and laboratories for personal care products. The building’s glass and steel structure is indicative of the high-tech nature of the product development process that takes place inside, now supported by a series of “break-out” areas to foster informal brainstorming and collaboration among staff.

55 Water Street

The largest office building in NYC by floor area was significantly impacted by Hurricane Sandy. Eight feet above the lobby level to three sub cellars and six levels of parking were flooded with water and sewage. HLW and a team of engineers provided infrastructure upgrades to mitigate future storm damage and assisted building management with […]

Broadcasting Client

HLW worked closely with the Philadelphia local favorite, which has been broadcasting programs for a half century. Our initial site analysis included an adjacent property where the new multi-level media center was ultimately built. The newsroom and open work areas now face a new plaza and afford views of the city thanks to a transparent […]

MSG Networks

The consolidation of the Madison Square Garden Networks (MSG) broadcast media group at 11 Penn Plaza resulted in a best practices work environment and the establishment of clear, integrated branding throughout the workplace. The new headquarters houses offices and technical space on one floor, necessitating a gut renovation, and broadcast studios on additional floors that […]

HBO Communications Center

The new HBO Communications Center achieved HBO’s technical objectives of meeting current expanding needs and flexibility for future growth while delivering on operational requirements for resiliency, redundancy, and power. In addition, the client’s aesthetic desires were well served by the design, which complements the original structure and preserves the HBO campus’s attractive, green setting.

Hofstra North Shore, LIJ School of Medicine

The Hofstra School of Medicine is the first allopathic medical school in New York State in 40 years and the first institution of its kind to have been created in partnership with a healthcare provider. HLW’s design strategy supported this new model for medical education with spaces that facilitate collaboration, community building, and socialization.