At Google’s two-level Chelsea office by HLW, wall covering made partly of postconsumer paper-waste fiber and a replica of a manhole cover, both custom, contribute to the Times Square theme of an upstairs employee café. A steel ladder connects to the level below. Photo by Eric Laignel.
A Queens subway map fronts a conference room furnished with a bench reclaimed from a station and a tabletop sporting a blown-up image of the metal token once used for a single fare. Photo by Eric Laignel.