The new corporate offices for GlaxoSmithKline showcase a state-of-the-art flexible office environment and sustainable design strategies. Natural daylight plays a significant role in the lighting design for the building. Electric light sources are designed to supplement daylight throughout the SMART work office plan. Narrow aperture fluorescent luminaires tied to daylight harvesting controls are configured to place light where it is needed deep into the building core. Floor lamps that provide direct/indirect illumination for open office areas to balance with daylight LED task lights that provide localized lighting. Lighting consumes 25% less power than allowed by code and the project has received LEED Platinum Certification for both Core and Shell and Interior.
Project Status: Built
- Design Architect / Landscape Design: Robert A.M. Stern Architects
- Architect of Record: Kendall/Heaton Associates
- Interior Designer and Workplace Strategies: Francis Cauffman
- Developer: Liberty Property Trust
- Construction Manager/General Contractor: L.F. Driscoll Co.
- MEP and Fire Engineer/Sustainability Engineer/Lighting and Facade Consultant: Buro Happold
- Mechanical and Electrical Engineers/Plumbing and FIre Alarm Engineers: Wick Fisher White
- Structural Engineer: Thornton Tomassetti
- Civil Engineer: Pennoni Associates
- LEED Consultant: Atkins
- LEED Commissioning Engineer: Bala Engineers
- Graphics Consultants: Pentagram
- Interior Lighting Consultant: The Lighting Practice