This new office is a 20,000sf two story building for Discover Vision Center. The lower floor of 10,000sf is occupied by Discover Vision Center while the upper floor is tenant lease space.
The functional requirements of the Eye Center dictate that exterior windows are to be kept out of the clinical areas. This allowed us to take advantage of the sloping site by burying a good portion of the lower floor into the hill. The entrance lobby, waiting, and optical shop areas are placed at the low end of the site where windows are abundant, while the treatment areas are located deeper within and protected from daylight. The upper floor is then maximized for lease space with windows on all four sides. The floor plan treatment area is organized with a public corridor along the front, and an employee work corridor along the back. These main corridors are connected with hallways serving exams and testing rooms.