Francis Dzikowski/Esto|Francis Dzikowski/Esto|Francis Dzikowski/Esto|Francis Dzikowski/Esto|Francis Dzikowski/Esto|Francis Dzikowski/Esto||GlaxoSmithKline’s new HQ chucks out the cubicles|The building’s four smaller volumes are united by a central ‘street’|A maple spiral staircase is the office’s moment of dynamic drama|GSK moved to the redeveloped navy shipyards from two city centre towers|High-backed sofas compensate for the lack of privacy at open desks|Larger “kitchen table” spaces, for groups of eight to ten people to converse||
24 May 2013

GlaxoSmithKline in Philadelphia’s old navy yards

Words by James McLachlan

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