9 Noteworthy Global Tech Offices

Technology companies have been rapidly expanding and refreshing their global footprints — and it’s no surprise that we have seen and published a wide variety of their office designs from all around the world.

While you can go scroll through a virtual sea of technology offices (600+), we’ve compiled a short list of 9 tech offices we think are worth your time below.

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Airbnb US Headquarters Expansion // San Francisco

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"This is the largest single project that the Environments Team has developed. They were able to strip the space down to its bare bones removing every non-structural element of the building, fundamentally changing the experience, circulation and material palette of the interior."

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KBTG Innovation Campus // Pak Kret

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"The Kasikorn Innovation Campus on the 11th floor is the most dynamic space of the entire building. The additional 19 meters of height space allowed for more room to experiment different design ideas. The main theme was “industrial city” with interplay of day and night lighting which aimed to help the body adjust to 24 hour working environment."

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Dropbox // Sydney

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"With a strategy based on the overarching concept of “workplace as home,” Gensler partnered with Dropbox to design and implement the interiors for their new Sydney office...The vision was to create not just an office to work in every day, not just a ‘house’ for staff, but a place for shared experience, for making memories and for storytelling, a true home for the Dropbox family."

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Squarespace // New York City

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"With approx. 100,000 SF, the new Squarespace Headquarters span three full floors, a roof deck, and an expansive ground-floor lobby/event space, in the historic Maltz Building – a manufacturing hub in the Printing House District throughout the mid-20th century."

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Airbnb // Dublin

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"This is the first time that Airbnb has been able to pre-determine the architectural layout of an interior space. The Warehouse had fallen into disrepair before Airbnb reinvented the entire space by designing distinctive structural elements including a dramatic cascading staircase."

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Square HQ // San Francisco

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"The design transforms a former Bank of America data center—which was undistinguished, windowless, and never designed for office use—into a first class workspace. Constructed in two phases, the project encompasses nearly 300,000-square-feet of space distributed over four floors."

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Splunk // San Francisco

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"The design firm addressed acoustics that suit Splunk’s particular needs, and designed conference rooms, collaborative spaces and quiet areas that respond to the ways their employees use them. The open floorplan and huddle spaces with white boards foster their collaborative culture and creativity while the education rooms and customer briefing center showcase their culture and creativity."

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Uber Advanced Technologies Group // Pittsburgh

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"In a renovated 80,000 sf warehouse space, engineers will be envisioning, designing and building a city for the future. Every wire, part, and idea forged within these walls will be an artifact of that future. Uber envisioned this space as a cathedral to the values of industry—hard work, dedication, creativity."

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SKB Kontur // Yekaterinburg

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"For the new 11 level building of IT company Kontur, design studio VOX Architects developed an iconic brutal youth style interior with intuitive internal navigation, expressive and clear color code for zoning and floor levels."

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