Gensler designed dynamic office spaces with natural lighting, flexible seating arrangements and common areas that reflect Chemonics’ transparency, community building and development. Gensler designed a multi-level space with natural light for his offices at Chemonics in Washington, DC.
Chemonics is an international development company with long-standing bases around the capital. Since its founding in 1975, the organization has expanded to include three different offices in his DMV area. In assessing the future of the company’s real estate portfolio, it became clear that consolidating into one location could refine the company’s organizational culture and more effectively attract the next generation of talent. Kemonics joined forces with Gensler to do this.
First, the two organizations undertook an analysis of the areas within the Washington, DC metropolitan area that best supported their cause. After many test fits, the Chemonics landed at 1275 SE New Jersey Avenue in the Navy Yard area. A key driving force for Chemonics, he is one of the fastest growing and thriving communities in the US capital. Navy Yard is close to the water, has ample green space, and is already equipped (local gym, restaurants, etc.), allowing Chemonics to focus real estate space on physical offices rather than additional facilities. I was. It was important to move from the hustle and bustle of downtown DC to a 24/7, welcoming and vibrant area that attracts and retains talent. One of his first commercial buildings in the yard, Chemonics prides itself on aligning its real estate portfolio with core operating principles for community building and development. As a pioneer of commercial leasing in this revitalized district, the new space serves as a physical expression of these principles. Chemonics occupies his ground floor of the building, a cozy open space designed to be a bridge to the neighborhood. Here you can host holistic events to demonstrate your passion for leadership and change in a transparent and engaging way.
I’m not sure how this works, but one of the things we talked about was how Chemonics is building community as part of its core mission. This gives Chemonics the opportunity to tell that story at home by pioneering commercial leasing in this re-emerging region. . They can be an integral part of building a thriving community here at home. This is one of the reasons why ground floor space was so important. This welcoming and open zone is designed to be a bridge to adjacent neighborhoods. They can host events that demonstrate leadership and passion for change in a transparent and engaging way.
The space is designed to be 100% dynamic with flexible seating arrangements. Chemonics can be reconfigured to meet changing needs over time. Featuring large common spaces, a 12th-floor penthouse for departments to rest, a conference center, a 3rd-floor café, an open lounge seating area and an interconnecting staircase on the ground floor, all elements focus on inspiration and inspiration It represents the characteristics of the company. Capacity to adapt. Each individual workspace has an associated meeting space. There are also plenty of meeting spaces, including head-down areas and large and small meeting spaces. Chemonics wanted an area where people could tune their environment to the way they work best.
The second floor houses a 300-seat multi-purpose room to host other organizations looking for space, fostering leadership efforts to build industry and community. The rest of the building has high wood ceilings and spaces with natural light and city views, which similarly convey the company’s emphasis on transparency.
Chemonics is about building and developing communities in any industry or neighborhood, whose purpose is enhanced by buildings and their interior design. With its mission collectively expressed and reinforced, Chemonics is better positioned than ever to influence its work.