An ABPM award-winning world class center design.
Carrier is a leading global provider of innovative HVAC, refrigeration, fire, security, and building automation technologies. With so many different businesses, Carrier customers needed to visit multiple locations to understand the whole company’s technologies and services. Therefore, the idea for the Center for Intelligent Buildings (CIB) was born out of the desire to bring customers to just one location to feature all of Carrier’s integrated technologies and create a place to innovate, test, and share new ideas with customers.
Planning for the project began in 2014 and the ideation phase revealed Carrier wanted a customer-first building that would:
Derse collaborated with a variety of specialists, evaluating each element of the building and ensuring no detail was left behind – from the structure, to the flexibility of the space, to the content, to the LEED certification – all resulting in a harmonious experience for the visitor.
Provided visitors a clean, open lobby including a video wall showcasing Carrier’s aerospace and commercial building business, while a glass two-story demonstration reveals the working components of an Otis-branded elevator.
Provided visitors with the background to what the CIB is about.
Showcased a variety of technologies working together across different markets and verticals, presenting the visitor with interactive displays and demonstrations.
Informed visitors that Carrier serves customers in the commercial aerospace and building industries and ranks among the world’s most respected and innovative companies.
Boasted two high-end briefing rooms and optimized dialogue between Carrier employees and their customers.