Poulin + Morris has designed environmental graphics and wayfinding for The District Burlington, a 13 constructing, 54-acre workplace advanced in Burlington, Massachusetts, exterior of Boston and a part of the Route 128 excessive tech hall.
The problem for the design workforce was to create a complete method to presenting data all through the advanced that additionally displays The District Burlington’s distinction as a vibrant enclave suited to progressive, 21st century companies. The general exterior program is characterised by dimensionality; nothing is flat or typical.
“Our aim for The District Burlington was to create a program that clearly declares, ‘This can be a fashionable office,'” defined Poulin + Morris principal Richard Poulin. As you method the advanced gateway, the identify The District Burlington seems in three-foot-high letterforms that seem built-in with flanking stone partitions. Every particular person letterform is comprised of a number of aluminum fins with inside LED illumination that produces a definite orange glow at evening.
As you navigate all through the event, constructing identification indicators, constructing deal with identification indicators, business and retail tenant directories, and road indicators are all made distinctive by a fold within the steel, usually slicing by means of numbers or symbols. These folds are a three-dimensional interpretation of the distinctive diagonal slash evident in The District Burlington’s logotype. That motif, together with edging in orange that recollects the undertaking’s predominant identification signal, is discovered all through the whole signal program. General, the whole program contributes to The District Burlington’s aim of making a vibrant, forward-looking workspace that appeals to probably the most fashionable firms.