Since 1935, The Wilderness Society (TWS) has worked to permanently protect vast swaths of American wilderness across 44 states. With attitudes in the conservation world-changing with the times, TWS retained sshape to create a new, 23,000 square foot workplace that would meet the moment.
Zero to Three (ZTT) supports the caring adults who support infants and toddlers, working to give every child the best possible start in life. sshape is proud to have supported ZTT as it moved to its own next phase by creating a flexible, creative workplace that reflects the organization’s mission.
The National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD) came to sshape looking to relocate to a new office space in Arlington, VA. The goal for this approximately 9,000 sf space was to create an office that reflects NACD’s mission to enhance and communicate the professionalism and stewardship of the chemical distribution industry.
Strategic Investment Group (SIG) is an outsourced Chief Investment Officer, providing their clients with sophisticated and customized investment solutions. sshape worked with SIG to create a flexible space that encourages collaboration and takes advantage of the city views and natural light on all sides of the building.
sshape’s approach to 3000 K Street NW was an opportunity to reflect the building’s relationship to it’s connection along the water. Positioned at the edge of the Potomac River, sshape looked into the qualities and characteristics of the body of water and how they could be transformed into an experiential architectural expression.
Located in Downtown Washington, DC, sshape was asked by the Landlord to update their 2000s era lobby and amenity spaces. The design incorporates a “high touch” hospitality feel to increase the luxury feel for this DC commercial office building.
sshape executed a full build-out of a 25,500 RSF space in Arlington, VA to co-house three organizations with a shared commitment to supporting the agricultural economy.
This nonprofit addresses social, agricultural, and environmental challenges worldwide. When their office moved to a new shell space in Arlington, Virginia, they wanted the build-out to reflect not just their Arkansas roots, but also the global footprint of their work.
sshape worked with MidCap Financial to redefine their working style and create an efficient, modern space that delivers individual privacy while encouraging collaboration and social interaction.
Faced with a segmented space cluttered with outdated patterns and finishes, sshape is transforming the entryway and lobby of 1275 K Street, a premium commercial property in the heart of the District. The redesign started with eliminating existing partitions and alcoves to open and streamline the floorplan.
Adapting its campus model to a new generation of working adults, Strayer University’s new storefront campuses provide a setting for student support, quiet study, and socializing.