Margulies Perruzzi Architects Completes High Performance Workspace for Sophos

Global IT security company ”renovates in place” its Burlington, Mass. location

 

BOSTON – Oct. 15, 2015 –  Margulies Perruzzi Architects (MPA), one of Boston’s most innovative architectural and interior design firms, today announced that it has completed the design of a 70,000 SF high performance workspace for  Sophos, a global provider of IT security solutions. Desiring a more current and collaborative workspace, Sophos engaged MPA to design and renovate its existing suite of offices at 3 Van de Graaff Drive in Burlington, Mass. Sophos’ Burlington location is the company’s US headquarters and national training center, one of three facilities in North America.

Providing space planning and interior design services, MPA designed a high performance workspace that aligns with Sophos’ branding and evolving business structure to promote greater collaboration and communication among project teams. MPA substantially updated the two-floor office design by embracing an open plan layout and converting private offices into meeting spaces. A variety of conference rooms and huddle spaces support collaboration, and a client-facing briefing center with two technology-enabled conference rooms and a large breakout area was added to the main entrance floor. A multi-purpose area with kitchen provides casual meeting space for staff on the first floor. MPA applied the company’s brand palette of orange and blue throughout the space and selected new sustainable finishes, furniture, and lighting. To allow Sophos’ business to continue during construction, MPA phased the renovation schedule and utilized available swing space to complete the project in three months.

“From our first meeting, MPA demonstrated an understanding of our business and commitment to our clients, and worked with us to design a space that reflects our culture and brand,” said John Keenan, vice president, Americas Sales, Sophos Americas, and site-leader for Burlington. “It was important to us that Sophos evolve its office design to promote better communication and collaboration between staff. MPA has designed a distinctive, branded and efficient space that will serve us well today and in the future.”

Timberline Construction served as construction manager for the project, and RDK Engineers provided mechanical, electrical, and plumbing engineering consulting services.

About Margulies Perruzzi Architects

Consistently ranked as one of Boston’s top architectural and interior design firms, Margulies Perruzzi Architects creates buildings and interiors for clients who value design. The firm services the corporate, professional services, healthcare, research/lab, and real estate communities with a focus on sustainable design. MPA has designed high performance workspaces for Iron Mountain, Zipcar, Boston Scientific, Philips, Vistaprint, Forrester Research, Hobbs Brook Management, and Reliant Medical Group. For more information, please visit  http://www.mp-architects.com.




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