Carved out of the second and third floors of a parking liner of a 15-story urban office (also by the Architect), the raw and open feel of the double-height workspace maximizes natural light, connection to the street below and views to Downtown Nashville. Transparent, glass-fronted private offices adjacent to the open workspace maintain overall team connection and allows natural light into private offices.
A range of small, private, break-out spaces support the open office and various meeting spaces allow for flexibility and ample collaboration. Social spaces lend to the casual ambiance and colorful shipping containers create intimate spaces for meetings and retreat. A living room-inspired gaming area and lounge, and a coffee shop-inspired café promote employee comradery.
Relocating from an enclosed office environment, Hastings engaged an employee committee to provide input into the process and keep the office informed with open presentations. This process, and the addition of a "Golden Tee" arcade game to the living room space, led to a result that immediately created a more engaged and energized staff who effortlessly collaborate and share ideas throughout the day.