Project name: Kendall Square Workspace
Project location: Cambridge, Massachusetts
Firm name: Utile, Inc. and Merge Architects
Jury comments: This workplace project uses material, color, and light in a way that is just right. Its shapes and curves are harmonious, its use of graphics is unique, and its application of color is sophisticated, not superficial. Where many workplaces might appear overdesigned, Kendall Square Workplace layers hues, shapes, and textures with logic, sophistication, and balance. It is a standout model for the twenty-first century workplace.
Images: Chuck Choi
Consultants: Acentech; art_works; Code Red; Columbia Interiors; Kalin Associates; Lam Partners; RealFood; Simpson Gumpertz & Heger; The Green Engineer; WSP