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2014 Student Design Competition Winners

 

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IIDA is proud to announce the winners of the 2014 Student Design Competition: Achieving Workplace Well-Being through the Evolution of the Open Office.

IIDA would like to extend a gracious thank you to all entrants! We would also like to thank our panel of esteemed judges for undertaking the difficult task of selecting the winners - Erika Moody, IIDA, Blackbird Design Studio; Robyn Taylor, IIDA, CID, Westgroup Designs; and Betsy Vohs, Associate IIDA, Associate AIA, LEED AP ID+C, Gensler.

The 2014 Student Design challenge was to evolve the concept of the open office and offer employees a workplace that encourages health, well-being, collaboration, and productivity.

FIRST PLACE: SPARK

amanda heineman Amanda Heineman, Student IIDA
University of Texas at Austin

 

Spark evolves the open office workplace concept by providing its employees with choice through the introduction of flexibility and variety in three unique work environments, aptly named Ignite, Trigger, and Kindle.

Amanda Heineman first place winner 2014 Student Design Competition

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SECOND PLACE: PENCIL SHAVINGS

vivien chen Vivien Chen, Student IIDA
Savannah College of Art and Design

 

The concept “Pencil Shavings” originates from one of Leo Burnett’s famous quotes “big ideas come with big pencils” reflecting the progress and process in the creation of all big ideas.

 Vivian Chen second place winner 2014 Student Design Competition

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THIRD PLACE: FLOURISH

gisella allen Gisella Allen, Student IIDA
University of Texas at Austin

Flourish is a coworking space that takes the open office concept to a new and innovative level. Employee well-being is elevated at Flourish by implementing a work-life cycle in which members are encouraged to work uninterrupted for 90 minutes and then take a break to relax, renew, and replenish.

Gisella Allen third place winner 2014 Student Design Competition

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