by Craig Webb as told to Jade Chang – July 20, 2007 via MetropolisMag.Com
Craig Webb, a partner and project designer at Gehry Partners, discusses several of the challenges and the innovative solutions involved in the creation of New York’s InterActiveCorp headquarters. The full story from our June issue can be found here.
On most of our buildings we start with a very cut and dry program analysis of the pieces and do relationship diagrams based on those. Most of our buildings are more complex in program; this is an office building—nine floors of typical office space that need to get subdivided and laid out. Because of that, the process was truncated a bit.