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    • using many of 3M’s own architectural products, the campus quad buildings now have a stronger connection defined by clean lines and a focused color palette
    • Overview

      “The international corporation famous for bringing you Scotch Tape and Post-it Notes transforms its dated 1962 corporate headquarters with technology-laden renovations that aim to project the company’s standing as an industry leader.”—Architecture Minnesota

      MSR has collaborated with 3M Company on several architectural and interior design projects. Featured here is a renovation of the campus quad at 3M’s corporate headquarters. Serving as the executive architect, MSR implemented the designs of international firms Atelier Hitoshi Abe (Japan), GTG (Germany), and Peter Ebner and Friends (Germany) for a large-scale renovation of the globally-renowned, science-based, technological innovator’s world headquarters. The project includes renovations to five buildings, the conversion of a central parking surface into a community plaza, and additional landscape improvements. Leading the coordination between three design teams, consultants, and the client, MSR managed the construction documentation and construction administration processes.

    • along the circulation path connecting the five buildings, hubs delineated in green, blue, and orange offer space for meetings and collaboration using high-tech interactive media
    • a center for activity, the employee entry also includes digital displays for the latest news and information about company initiatives and staff events
    • in addition to the hubs, the renovation includes a variety of other meeting spaces, from more traditional conference rooms...
    • to meeting spaces that provide a mix of both informal, open areas and formal, enclosed rooms...
    • to casual areas for staff interaction that also provide food service and retail components
    • Specifications

      Location: Saint Paul, Minnesota

      Type: Renovation/expansion

      Size: 136,000 square feet

    • Project Contact

      Josh Stowers

      • Architect / Principal
      • josh@msrdesign.com
      • 612 889 0034
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