Ford Research and Innovation Center

Ford Research and Innovation Center

Location
Palo Alto, CA, USA | View Map
Project Year
2017
Category
Offices

Laboratories

Research Facilities
Kyle Jeffers Photography
Product Spec Sheet

ElementBrandProduct Name
ManufacturersSteelcase
PendantLuxxbox
PendantFinelite, Inc.
HP-4 Direct Led
HP-2 Recessed LED
TableTurnstone
Campfire Paper Table
Campfire
Coffee TableCoalesse
Sebastopol Table
ManufacturersV2 Lighting Group

Product Spec Sheet
Manufacturers
Pendant
Pendant
HP-2 Recessed LED, HP-4 Direct Led by Finelite, Inc.
Table
Campfire, Campfire Paper Table by Turnstone
Coffee Table
Sebastopol Table by Coalesse
Manufacturers

From Horseless Carriage to Driverless Car

HED as Interior Architects

Furthering its resolution to become “the leader in connectivity, mobility, autonomous vehicles, the customer experience, and data and analytics,” Ford has deepened its investment in Palo Alto, renovating two previously vacant buildings to significantly expand its existing Research and Innovation Center. Flexible and collaborative, the redesign reflects the unique ecosystem of Silicon Valley itself—dynamic. Relationship-based. Future-focused, and driven.

With its opening, the newly expanded Research and Innovation Center doubled Ford’s Palo Alto workforce, and created more than five times the square footage of the original campus. Today, it stands as yet another powerful signifier of Ford’s commitment to advance—and lead—the smart mobility market.

This project has achieved LEED Gold certification.

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