|||||||||A former sock factory is now Stantec’s workspace|The reception area sits on the ground floor inside the new, double height void. Timber slatted screens made of reclaimed wood define the space|The ‘war room’ on the first floor is where meetings and design charettes take place. Reclaimed chalk board from a local school is used for brainstorming|A new staircase was added to encourage more social interaction. Services run through the raised floor, visible through glass fascias|The ‘green zone’ holds services such as printing, washrooms and tea points|The open-plan work zone has plenty of natural light and simple Teknion work stations|Bespoke cabinetry in the café, with a sunken floor that exposes the original timber boards|The building’s previous incarnation as a sock factory||
20 Jan 2010

Stantec revamps its Toronto HQ

Words by Elizabeth Choppin

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