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Tents house interior work areas at Google offices

Interiors | September 1, 2007 | By:

Google’s new offices in Santa Ana, Calif., feature interior work areas topped by white fabric tents that efficiently direct air flow from vents above. Conference room walls are covered with the soft textured white fabric, specially treated to be flame-retardant and filled with custom soundproofing material that works better than standard products.

Working with Clive Wilkinson Architects, J. Miller Canvas Inc. of Santa Ana, Calif., created the Google tents, creating a playful, experimental environment suitable for the company’s well-known innovative culture.

The fabric innovations for this application come from John Boyle & Co. Inc.

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