Tween Brands Corporate Headquarters by Acock Associates Architects
Tween Brands • Corporate Headquarters • New Albany, Ohio • Acock Associates Architects
The L-shaped scene embraces the wetlands to the north of the site with a glass curtain wall providing maximum exposure of views and north light. To the south, where a four-lane highway sits, curving masonry walls 24" deep shield associates from traffic noise and glare.
A complex interior arrangement contrasts the straightforward exterior. Two-story brick interiors to the south cradle bands of office and apparel storage that loosely divides the open office areas. A sky-lit interior street bisects a large central atrium as it runs the length of the building. The cafe opens to the adjacent wetlands and a generous exterior space, complete with basketball court and fire pit.