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Spaces We Love: FREIHEIT Architecture’s Sleek and Industrial Workspace

By Gavin Curtis & Owen Rice

When most people think of architecture, strikingly designed buildings are what first come to mind. So when FREIHEIT Architecture had a chance to reinvent their space, they wanted to show off their own expertise with an industrial, modern and ultra-sleek space! The firm focuses on office, retail, industrial, multi-family, mixed-use and hospitality sectors. “Freiheit” means “freedom” in German and expresses the notion that anything is possible, and their office certainly showcases the name! Their office is the perfect environment to foster creative thinking and teamwork.

FREIHEIT Architecture’s former building didn’t have the best transit options, and nearby amenities were scarce, which was a downside for their team. Taking this into consideration, they wanted to move into a new space that helped recruit and retain top talent, while also enhancing their company culture, which was necessary for their thriving company to grow. In their new building, FREIHEIT aimed to make the office as open as possible to promote collaboration and transparency among all team members, and we can safely say that they accomplished their goals!

When guests first step off of the elevator, they are immediately immersed in an impressive showcase of architecture and design, leading to the reception area. FREIHEIT’s logo is displayed on a slab of steel installed on a plaster-grooved wall, setting the tone for the sleek and modern vibes throughout the rest of the space.

One goal the team wanted to achieve when creating the space was for clients to see the entire office at work the minute they enter the office, which helps with the energy and engagement of the team.

Concrete floors throughout the space also adds to the industrial feel. The ceilings feature exposed beams, and sleek silver pendant lights hang above workstations where team members can gather and collaborate on projects.

FREIHEIT’s glass-enclosed conference room is open and inviting. The room also features wood ceiling panels, potted plants along the window line and views of the bustling city below.

As the team at FREIHEIT says, “We value simplicity, tend to be plain speaking, and prefer to roll up our sleeves and get things done in a no non-sense fashion.” Their workspace definitely exudes the polished and detailed mindset of the team and company. Congratulations FREIHEIT Architecture on an amazing space that exudes their commitment to their craft!

Gavin Curtis is a senior vice president at Hughes Marino, an award-winning commercial real estate company with offices across the nation. Contact Gavin at 1-844-662-6635 or gavin@hughesmarino.com to learn more.

Owen Rice is an executive vice president at Hughes Marino, an award-winning commercial real estate company with offices across the nation. Contact Owen at 1-844-662-6635 or owen@hughesmarino.com to learn more.

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