Dynamic hotline workstations reflect the properties of light refracting outward from an ignition point
An inspirational wall quote in the main entry graphically connects to a time 0line of the NDVH's history
A community break room creates a social
environment for workers to come & decompress
Commercial Studio: Spring 2014
Client: National Domestic Violence Hotline
Location: IBC Building, Austin Texas
IBC Building Office Space
The concept developed to address this space is inspired by a lighthouse. The lighthouse is a metaphor for the client, The National Domestic Violence Hotline, and the role that they serve as a guiding light to the individuals that they assist. The space was separated into two segments: the structured, supportive business spaces that lays the foundation for the hotline service, and the dynamic active spaces where the resources are converted into the product or services accessed by callers.
Special client requests & design considerations are highlighted on the floorplan.
Reflected Ceiling Plan
Slide and drag the central bar on the plan below to view the interaction of the floor plan and ceiling design.
Point of Ignition
This "moment" in the space is an interactive inspiration space requested by the client for employees to share their stories and experiences that inspire their work.
The design decision was made to utilize the reflected side to create a central visual point to host the call screens for the incoming hotline calls, to which all of the hotline workers are radially oriented towards
Several small scale meeting opportunites have be scattered throughout the work areas to serve as informal discussion spaces between employees to increase collaboration.
Reception + Conference
The Client requested branding consideration, upgraded finishes & amenities for this area.