Pearl Izumi North American Headquarters

CompanyZGF Architects
Lead DesignerRandy McGee
Design Team Bob Packard (Partner-in-Charge), Justin Brooks, Ann Rogness, Rena Simon, Yoshiyuki Watanabe, Frances Orona, Chris Flint Chatto, Trent Thelen
PrizeGold in Architectural Design / Commercial Architecure

Expressing the dynamic simplicity of a mo modern design barn, the new 65,000 GSF Pearl Iz Izumi Headquarters is a flexible canvas that re respects the company's Japanese heritage, ce celebrates Colorado 365, showcases a co commitment to the product, and provides a cr creative workplace to explore new ideas and in innovation. The palette of concrete, glass, wo wood, naturally weathering steel, and ac accents of vibrant color form a subtle ba background to the high performance product an and process within, integrated into a na natural landscape embracing the Rocky Mo Mountain view and accommodating outdoor sp sport. Product design and development form the core of the flexible and open workspace, which is visually connected to a mezzanine loft, collaboration spaces, conference rooms, and the Shimano Experience Center. High ceilings, abundant natural lighting, ideal solar orientation, and natural ventilation throughout invite the vast Colorado outdoors in, creating a sustainable and comfortable work environment for approximately 160 people. This high energy workspace is balanced with amenities that nurture the creative spirit: a fitness room, living room, break areas, bike room, showers and locker rooms. A protected courtyard, porches, and outdoor amphitheater extend the social and workspace to the outdoors. Built-in flexibility and an anticipated future expansion will allow for future growth on the site. in flexibility and an anticipated future e expansion will allow for future growth on t the site.