The Advisory Board Company

Advisory Board Company Washington DC Workplace Design Office SmithGroup
Advisory Board Company Washington DC Workplace Design Office SmithGroup
Advisory Board Company Workplace Design Office SmithGroup
Advisory Board Company Washington DC Workplace Design Office SmithGroup
Advisory Board Company Washington DC Workplace Design Office SmithGroup
Advisory Board Company Washington DC Workplace Design Office SmithGroup
Advisory Board Company Washington DC Workplace Design Office SmithGroup
Advisory Board Company San Francisco Workplace Design Office SmithGroup
Advisory Board Company San Francisco Workplace Design Office SmithGroup

There is no one-size-fits-all approach with workplace design. We believe that each space is representative of the unique processes that take place within. Projects created for The Advisory Board Company demonstrate this conviction, as each space was designed for the organization's distinctive brand and objectives.

Client

The Advisory Board Company

Location

Multiple

Markets/Services

Workplace, Corporate Interiors, Architecture, Interiors, Lighting Design

Size

310,000 SF

Featured Awards

Illuminating Engineering Society (IES) -- Illumination Award of Merit, 2016

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The Advisory Board Company — the leading provider of performance improvement services in the healthcare and education sectors — was expanding. Following suit with the rapidly evolving healthcare marketplace, this client was developing its staff, scope, and brand—and needing new workspaces that embodied it all.

Motivated by a belief that transformative industry-leaders should have transformative places to work, SmithGroup helped The Advisory Board Company create game-changing workplaces to support its growing team and define the company’s culture.

Working together for nearly a decade, SmithGroup's solutions have been integral in transitioning The Advisory Board Company as it prepares to launch a new phase of growth around the globe.

Advisory Board Company Workplace Design Office SmithGroup

Swapping private-office environments for neighborhoods proved practical and created an environment for collaborative teamwork. Pops of color. Flares of texture. Spaces that allow for quick exchanges, in-depth brainstorming sessions, even late-night snacks.

In the Washington, DC headquarters, materials used are high end with more formal spaces focusing on clients.

Advisory Board Company Washington DC Workplace Design Office SmithGroup
Advisory Board Company Washington DC Workplace Design Office SmithGroup
Advisory Board Company Washington DC Workplace Design Office SmithGroup
Advisory Board Company Washington DC Workplace Design Office SmithGroup

At the Austin, Texas office, raw materials featuring local artwork were used to reference this location's laid back ‘shorts and t-shirts’ culture.

Advisory Board Company Austin Workplace Design Office SmithGroup
Advisory Board Company Austin Workplace Design Office SmithGroup
Advisory Board Company Austin Workplace Design Office SmithGroup
Advisory Board Company Austin Workplace Design Office SmithGroup

The Advisory Board Company sought to strengthen its culture, fortify its employee base, and create an accommodating and enjoyable workspace in offices across the globe. For nearly a decade, SmithGroup has been part of this journey, working to ensure that The Advisory Board Company's offices help jumpstart more prolific growth.

Advisory Board Company Washington DC Workplace Design Office SmithGroup