DEEP DIVE: D.C. IN MOSS

CBRE D.C.: “D.C. IN MOSS”

Creating a workspace that brought nature indoors was a goal for CBRE’s new Washington DC office. Studies have shown that biophilic elements contribute to employee wellbeing across several metrics, and CBRE’s Workplace 360 program focuses on employee health and wellness. We didn’t want to just throw some plants on a wall, and thought there must be a way to include some pattern play that has a little more meaning. We came up with the idea to create a moss map of the neighborhoods of DC, split between the two floors, that at first glance would look like an abstract pattern… but when they sit with it for a bit, DC residents may have an “aha!” moment.