GKV ArchitectsGKV Architects


Foreign Bank North American Headquarters

New York, NY

22,000 square feet

Designed for a foreign bank as its North American headquarters, this 22,000 square feet office space includes the elevator lobby, a reception area, a trading floor, boardrooms, a dining room, a catering pantry, an open pantry, a lounge, executive restrooms and showers. Laser-cut vinyl designs on the glass office fronts, acid-etched glass and silk-screen logos in the elevator lobby, 120-degree trading desks on the trading floor and a large-scale video wall in the reception area all provide the modern and high-tech aesthetic desired by the client. The headquarters is currently pending a LEED certification and features environmentally friendly elements such as LED lights and installed window planters.