The architectural insulated precast concrete wall panels incorporate three disparate yet complementary finishes. Acid etch, sandblast and exposed aggregate finishes were often combined within the same panel. Separated by reveals and offset to add aesthetic interest and avoid flat façade, the resulting pattern reflects the modern CPC corporate image.
Insulation within the precast concrete walls exceeds the minimum code requirements for energy efficiency. They also provide smooth clean surfaces in the sterile spaces. Hard shell interiors can withstand the rigors of the production area and dry wall softens the office spaces.
The corporate headquarters features a bold entrance lobby, central breakroom, patio, fitness center as well as window walls that offer future customers a peek behind the scenes of their automated manufacturing line.
The Wells team collaborated to accelerate design development and offered suggestions to accommodate the complex programming and configurations for future growth. The 132,000 sq ft structure includes 60,000 sq ft of office space on two stories, a cleanroom and laboratory.