Corporate Express

Location: Broomfield, Colorado
Client: Corporate Express, Inc.


Corporate Express World Headquarters is comprised of four octagons organized around a central four-story atrium under a distinctive skylight roof. The skylight reflects the forms of the Rocky Mountains and also provides daylight to the building core. The atrium houses the primary vertical circulation systems, including a dramatic stairway. The building incorporates many sustainable design elements with materials, systems, and site orientation that minimize energy consumption and preserve resources. A custom-designed light shelf system around the perimeter maximizes daylighting, while reducing artificial lighting and cooling needs.


Site Size: 17.6 acres; Headquarters: 146,000 s.f.; Computer Center: 6,000 s.f.; Total: 152,000 s.f.; Parking Structures: 86,000 s.f. (309 spaces)
Design Services: Architecture, Planning, Landscape Architecture, and Civil Engineering