menlo gateway

heller manus architects  // menlo park, CA

This one-point perspective puts the emphasis squarely on the symmetry of the two office buildings and the large sculptural trellis between them. A careful blend of casual and professional workers are depicted for this Silicon Valley location. Rich green colors are used to reinforce the garden narrative while the foreground trees are heavily pruned to maintain visibility to the interior lobby spaces.

Closeup dusk view of the entrance lobby, synagogue and office floors.
Section perspective of the banquet hall on levels 14 - 16, showing the views from the top of the building out over the Upper East Side of Manhattan.

Here's a "before and after" slider showing the client-provided SketchUp model with the final rendering: