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Six Things you Didn’t Know about the Design of the Western Growers Center for Innovation & Technology

Posted on July 27, 2018 08:40 AM by elyons

  1. The WGCIT was designed specifically with collaboration and idea generation in mind.
  2. Furniture manufacturer Steelcase helped Western Growers design a furniture layout that is extremely fluid and allows the WGCIT space to be used for a multitude of diverse functions.
  3. There is an informal common-space for residents to hold impromptu meetings, complete with a couch, laptop connectors, rolling white boards and a presentation screen.
  4. Vibrant orange dividers make the space feel warm, while igniting creativity and productivity.
  5. The WGCIT Conference Room is open and filled with natural light, and can host everything from live groups to virtual, international meetings.
  6. Originally, the space was designed to accommodate as many as 36 startups. As the WGCIT has grown to nearly 50 companies, the space continues to be flexible and versatile.