Cho Thompson unearths Boston building's history to inform office interiors

US studio Atelier Cho Thompson has redesigned the shared spaces for an office building in Boston, borrowing shapes and materials from its history for new interior elements.

The project involved reimagining the communal areas at 179 Lincoln Street, a full-block building in the city’s Leather District that was constructed as a shoe factory in 1899.

Arched motifs on the facade of 179 Lincoln Street were reinterpreted as grooves in the lobby’s plaster walls

Atelier Cho Thompson looked to this history to guide the design of areas at the margins of the building, including the under-utilized lobby space, a dark central core, and empty pocket spaces on each of five floors

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