Transparency in Building: Municipal Group

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The Municipal Group of Companies (Halifax, Nova Scotia), offering a suite of heavy civil, environmental, and transportation services, turned to nearby integrative design firm, Fathom Studio, to renovate their headquarters, fostering a more transparent work environment.



Project Name: Municipal Group
Client: Municipal Group of Companies
Open Date: February 2019
Project Area: 19,600 sq ft
Location: Architectural Design: Fathom Studio
Experiential Graphic Design: Fathom Studio
Design Team: Chris Crawford (principal in charge), Abbey Smith (project lead), Julien Boudreau (design and technical leader, associate), John deWolf (experiential graphic design lead), Anna-Gabrielle Tremblay (experiential graphic design)
Fabrication: Repracorp Graphic Design & Printing (signage), Lindsay Construction (general contractor), Rodney Enterprise Ltd. and Provincial Woodworkers Ltd. (millwork)
Collaborators: Riley Smith (photography), Nicole Hearn and Gerard O’Keefe (client, Municipal Group of Companies)
Photography: Julian Parkinson/Format Films