Banfield Pet Hospital headquarters a new kind of doghouse - The Columbian

It selected TVA Architects of Portland, a firm that specializes in designing corporate campuses including the 23-building Nike world headquarters near Beaverton, Ore. The building — designed as three structures that merge into a central core of common areas for employees, pets and visitors — is a world-class addition to Clark County’s urban fabric. Bob Thompson, TVA’s design principal for the Banfield project as well as the Nike campus in Oregon and a Nike complex in Shanghai, marveled as the changes in corporate office design over the 35-plus years he’s worked in. At the new workplace for hundreds of “associates” who will relocate this week from Portland, the eye-pleasing headquarters raises the bar regionally for creative and functional design of office space in an era where casual, collaborative and...

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