The brief was to generate an environment where the engineer staff could be look around and see the creative possibilities.
From the time the site was found until occupation was only 2 months, so conventional design planning processes went out the window.
A key issue was making the budget work hard, so that modifications to the base were minimal - saving money for the design elements.
The design project was largely done in house with assistane from Group GSA as advisers
Note the "M" logo on the foyer , the diaphanous silver curtain dividing the reception from work areas, the zen like succulent gardens atop the workstation areas, the jigsaw puzzle boardroom table.