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  7. ValueAct Capital / Gould Evans

ValueAct Capital / Gould Evans

  • 08:00 - 24 August, 2015
ValueAct Capital / Gould Evans
ValueAct Capital / Gould Evans, Courtesy of Gould Evans
Courtesy of Gould Evans

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  • Architects

  • Location

    1 Letterman Drive, San Francisco, CA 94129, United States
  • Architecture / Interior Design

    Gould Evans
  • Area

    37000.0 ft2
  • Project Year

  • Photographs

      • Structural Engineer

        Murphy Burr Curry, San Francisco, CA
      • Lighting Design

        WSP Group, San Francisco, CA
      • Acoustic + A/V Consultant

        Charles Salter + Associates, San Francisco, CA
      • General Contractor

        Skyline Construction, San Francisco, CA
      • Owner

        ValueAct Capital
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      Courtesy of Gould Evans
      Courtesy of Gould Evans

      Text description provided by the architects. This new workplace for a prominent investment management firm is located in the historic San Francisco Presidio. The interior architecture balances competing desires, namely the ability for ideas to flow freely or be contained at the individual’s discretion. To achieve this, private offices along the perimeter are interspersed with open, collaborative work areas.

      Courtesy of Gould Evans
      Courtesy of Gould Evans
      Floor Plan
      Floor Plan

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      The Investor Wing’s generously-sized offices have glass doors that close for complete acoustical privacy and feature break out meeting spaces. A large analyst desk nicknamed the “snowflake” allows up to nine people to work together face to face, facilitating sharing of time-sensitive information. Refined and elemental natural materials create a warm, modern environment expressive of ValueAct’s culture.

      © Bruce Damonte
      © Bruce Damonte
      Elevation 3
      Elevation 3

      A ribbon wall of board and batten eucalyptus starts at the reception desk, wraps around the glazed main entry, and proceeds around the entire space. The wall bends to form benches, bars, and break out spaces. The lobby ceiling is paneled in acoustical Eucalyptus slats, transforming into a dramatic faceted ceiling in the Investor Wing. In other areas a woven metal ceiling and a dappled gray carpet offset the softness and warmth of the wooden elements.

      Courtesy of Gould Evans
      Courtesy of Gould Evans

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