Spacesmith on Workplace Design & Innovation, WORKTECH19 NYC, May 9 (Elisabeth Post-Marner, AIA)

Since workspace environments are proven to directly impact business growth, operations and culture, how can organizations better control their destinies through design?

This question, among others, will be answered at WORKTECH19 on May 9 in New York City, by experts including Elisabeth Post-Marner, AIA, LEED AP, a principal at the architecture and interior design firm Spacesmith.

Post-Marner will join Dan Wolff, the Global Head of Infrastructure for MarketAxess, in a discussion of their recent completion of the new world headquarters for the financial technology leader. MarketAxess, a leading institutional fixed income electronic trading platform, now occupies three floors at 55 Hudson Yards.

In this program, titled Case Study: Amplifying Innovation Through Design and Tenacity, attendees will discover how the design of a workplace directly impacts a company’s growth, operations, and culture. This talk examines how a rigorous research and analysis program can be used to inform the design and layout of a workplace environment. Also, Post-Marne and Wolff will discuss how this process was well-suited to meet all of the growth, product development, and cultural challenges of faced by MarketAxess team members.

WHAT:    Case Study: Amplifying Innovation Through Design and Tenacity               Spacesmith’s ambitious world headquarters for MarketAxess, Hudson Yards

WHEN:   Thursday, May 9, 11:20am

WHERE: Convene – West RoomOne Liberty Plaza, Financial District, New York, N.Y.

WHO:   Elizabeth Post-Marner, AIA, LEED AP, Principal, SpacesmithDaniel Wolff, Global Head of Infrastructure, MarketAxess

About WORKTECH19 New York (register here): For this annual conference, senior professionals from real estate, human resources, architecture, and others will listen to global thought leaders discuss best practices and expertise, including the growing importance of the workplace as a strategic tool for an organization’s business return.

About Elisabeth Post-Marner, AIA, LEED AP
Elisabeth Post-Marner is a registered architect who brings over 30 years of experience in the design of corporate interiors. She has spent much of her career looking at alternative workplace strategies to enhance a client’s productivity. Her projects have received awards from the AIA and United States Green Building Council. Elisabeth’s previous roles have included Principal and Director of Corporate Interiors for Perkins Eastman and Principal and Director of Strategic Planning at Gensler.

About Spacesmith
Spacesmith is a full-service architecture, interior design, and consulting firm specializing in renovations, adaptive reuse and new buildings for both private and public sector clients. Spacesmith is a team of highly skilled architects, designers, space planners, and project managers. Our partnership with Davis Brody Bond provides us with additional resources to deliver architecture and design services at any scale and location to clients across a wide range of sectors. At Spacesmith we focus with meticulous attention on the concept and details of every project in order to arrive at a solution which is architecturally, socially and skillfully designed. More at