EarthCam Selects 9/11 Memorial Museum Architects to Design Its New Headquarters
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New York, May 13, 2015 -- EarthCam announced today that it has chosen architecture firm Davis Brody Bond to design its new 10 acre campus in Northern New Jersey. The leading webcam technology company has experienced sustained growth for over 18 years, driving the need for a new corporate headquarters. In selecting the award-winning firm, EarthCam has secured a collaborator who is experienced in designing smart industrial facilities and awe-inspiring cultural designs.
The project, led by partner Steven M. Davis, FAIA, is five times the size of EarthCam’s current headquarters, making it the largest facility in the world dedicated to webcam technology and services. Consistent with their hard working and dynamic culture, the campus fosters a fun, energetic work environment with indoor/outdoor café, gym and recreation areas. DBB and partner Spacesmith designed the interior, where floor to ceiling windows and skylights bring the outdoors in, and provide natural light to the open, organic work spaces throughout the building.
The revitalized grounds, originally designed by famed Landscape Architect James Rose, will now include meditation areas, walking paths and bike trails.
“It’s a privilege to work for Brian and design a unique work environment that reflects both the innovative technology and artistic approach of the most recognized name in the industry,” said Steven M. Davis. “My vision for the new EarthCam campus is to reshape the existing space to mirror what some of the largest tech companies are doing today.”
EarthCam has been documenting iconic Davis Brody Bond projects such as the 9/11 Memorial Museum in New York City and the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, DC. The architect’s unique style and extraordinary work on these projects are visible in time-lapse movies produced by EarthCam, available to watch and share on www.youtube.com/earthcam.
“As we write the next chapter in EarthCam’s history, I wanted a space that would create an environment to further our innovation and enhance creativity while aligning with our corporate culture,” said Brian Cury, CEO and Founder of EarthCam. “I have admired Davis Brody Bond’s work for years, and it’s an honor to collaborate with Steven.”
Located in Upper Saddle River, NJ – just 25 miles outside of New York City – the technology-driven redesign will be LEED-certified for environmental sustainability. The space was selected for its unique combination of hi-tech manufacturing and park-like outdoor space.
EarthCam is the global leader in delivering webcam content, technology and services. Founded in 1996, the company is headquartered in New Jersey and has 12 additional offices throughout the United States. EarthCam provides live streaming video and time-lapse construction cameras for corporate and government clients in major cities around the world. EarthCam's revolutionary gigapixel camera systems deliver superior billion pixel clarity for monitoring and archiving the world's most important projects and events. Most recently, EarthCam launched ConstructionCamTV.com, a new 24-hour online “TV channel” devoted to live construction cameras and educational time-lapse movies.
Projects documented by EarthCam include: 9/11 Memorial Museum, New Atlanta Stadium, Barclays Center, Statue of Liberty and Washington Monument Restorations, New NY Bridge, LaGuardia Airport, The Kingdom Tower in Jeddah, Panama Canal Expansion, Smithsonian Institution Restoration, Fifa World Cup 2022 Stadiums, Brickell City Centre, Minnesota Vikings Stadium, San Diego New Central Library, Qatar Rail, Whitney Museum of American Art, Louvre in Abu Dhabi, Levi’s Stadium and National Museum of African American History and Culture.
Learn more about EarthCam’s innovative solutions at http://www.earthcam.net/.
About Davis Brody Bond
Davis Brody Bond is among the nation’s leading design firms and is recognized for its major contributions to the urban fabric of New York City. Davis Brody Bond has capabilities in architecture, urban design, master planning, historic preservation and interior design. The firm is the recipient of more than 200 awards for design excellence and has a unique style that responds to the physical, cultural, historical and economic contexts of each site and project. Founded in New York in 1952, many of its iconic structures are enduringly relevant and have earned the firm a reputation for innovation and design excellence. The firm has worked with leading universities nationwide. Other iconic projects in the firm’s portfolio include the National September 11 Memorial Museum at the World Trade Center; the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of African American History and Culture, under construction on the National Mall in Washington, DC; the US Embassy in Jakarta, Indonesia; the Embassy of South Africa in Washington, DC; and The Portico Gallery at The Frick Collection in New York City. For more information visit: www.davisbrody.com.