St. Louis, Missouri, USA
HOK renewed its commitment to downtown
On the first floor, a 4,500-sq.-ft. double-
to reduce the projected energy consumption.
St. Louis by moving its office to the first and
high community space with an attached
A bike sharing program; locker rooms and bike
second floors of the 10 South Broadway
2,800-sq.-ft. outdoor terrace acts as a living
storage; and use of local, recycled, renewable
building, located between Busch Stadium
room to the city. Linked to the studio floor by a
and low-emitting interior materials contribute
Annual LPD: 0.66 W / sf
and the Gateway Arch grounds. Originally
grand staircase and used for formal meetings,
to the healthy workspace.
43% below ASHRAE 2010
designed by HOK, 10 South Broadway opened
casual collaboration, community forums,
in 1971 as the Equitable Building.
parties and professional events, this dramatic
space engages employees and creates a
â—„ collaboration space
The new studio environment is a showcase
strong connection to the community. Power
for the workplace of the future, with a
and Wi-Fi service extend to the terrace, where
combination of collaborative and personal
trees on mobile casters provide shade for
those who wish to work, meet or eat outside.
Bench seating and touchdown stations
Sustainable design strategies have
encourage collaboration and provide flexibility
transformed the space within this vintage
for staff. The new workplace includes design
building, enabling the team to pursue the
labs, state-of-the-art video conferencing and
St. Louis areaâ€™s first LEED v4 Commercial
virtual collaboration rooms, private huddle
Interiors (CI) Gold certification. Skylights
rooms, glass-walled conference rooms and an
and an open office layout draw natural light
architectural model shop. Smart boards, pinup
deep into the floor plate. Daylight harvesting,
panels and mobile marker boards facilitate the
occupant-controlled lighting, a digital
exchange of ideas.
dimming interface and LED lighting combine
2016 design annual
32,000 sq. ft. / 2,970 sq. m.
HOK’s 2016 Design Annual highlights projects ranging in scale from community gardens to supertall buildings.