Ware Malcomb Announces Construction is Complete on 4 & 6 Campus Drive at the Arbors at Parsippany Campus
October 31, 2023
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WARE MALCOMB ANNOUNCES CONSTRUCTION IS COMPLETE ON 4 & 6 CAMPUS DRIVE AT THE ARBORS AT PARSIPPANY CAMPUS
NEWARK, N.J. (October 31, 2023) – Ware Malcomb, an award-winning international design firm, today announced that construction is complete on 4 and 6 Campus Drive, two of the Class-A office properties within the five-building Arbors at Parsippany in Morris County, NJ. Ware Malcomb provided architecture, interior architecture and design and branding services for the buildings, encompassing 14,629 and 19,253 square feet, respectively.
Situated on a picturesque 60-acre property, The Arbors at Parsippany is surrounded by trees, nature and walking trails, while offering building tenants an extensive list of curated amenities. Ware Malcomb developed the overall campus plan for the site, which is owned by Onyx Equities, a leading New Jersey-based real estate investment and services firm specializing in acquiring and managing commercial properties.
“The spaces offer a blend of amenities, nature-inspired design and functionality,” said Marlyn Zucosky, Regional Director for Ware Malcomb. “Tenants of these buildings will be able to provide a Class-A work environment to employees.”
The enhanced modern campus concept draws in nature and creates a fresh new look for the lobby areas, corridors, conference center, and café. Since the two buildings are mirror images of each other, the focus was creating a holistic design language that carries seamlessly across the two buildings. The team incorporated feature walls with wood paneling and preserved plant variations that visually align, accentuating the buildings’ placement and architecture and allowing them to blend further into one another, capturing a shared outdoor courtyard and reflecting pool.
The first and second floor lobby areas, including the elevators, purposely infuse hospitality elements that encourage interaction and create a special arrival experience with soft seating affording unique vistas of the campus. Upgrades to the ceiling and flooring design exemplify physical connection and highlight natural materials.
The updated amenity list includes a conference center that can be utilized by tenants throughout the campus. The Ware Malcomb team enhanced the conference center design with a training area, private phone rooms, movable and acoustical wall panels, up-to-date AV and technology features, as well as movable furniture to allow the space to work for any intended use.
Renovations to the original cafeteria and eating space were designed with a modern garden-hall feel in mind. Exposure to natural daylighting and variety of seating options gives tenants freedom to use the space as intended; a place to eat, as well as a new place to meet.
Ware Malcomb’s in-house Branding Studio developed a comprehensive exterior and interior signage program for the entire five-building campus to create campus connectivity and support wayfinding. Campus entry monument signs were repurposed to feature a refreshed property brand and establish the nature-inspired visual identity that is woven into the architecture and interior improvements. New campus directionals, building identification, and interior signage are strategically located and designed to feature tenants and highlight campus amenities to activate the campus and complete the experience.
Ware Malcomb’s Interior Architecture & Design Studio creates design solutions to transform interior environments into market relevant, contemporary spaces. Ware Malcomb has completed more than 74 million square feet of office space as landlord architect across North America.
About Ware Malcomb (waremalcomb.com)
Established in 1972, Ware Malcomb is a contemporary and expanding full-service design firm providing professional architecture, planning, interior design, civil engineering, branding and building measurement services to corporate, commercial/residential developer and public/institutional clients throughout the world. With office locations throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico and Brazil, the firm specializes in the design of office, industrial, science & technology, healthcare, multifamily, retail, and public/institutional projects. Ware Malcomb is recognized as an Inc. 5000 fastest-growing private company and a Hot Firm by Zweig Group. The firm is also ranked among the top 15 architecture/engineering firms in Engineering News-Record’s Top 500 Design Firms and the top 25 interior design firms in Interior Design magazine’s Top 100 Giants. For more information, visit waremalcomb.com.
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