Tiffany English English: “Providing environments that cater to diverse demographics is valued by companies and encourages cross-pollination and innovation.”

SAN DIEGO—Modular design provides companies the ability to expand and contract with their business, including economic variables that affect their business, Ware Malcomb principal Tiffany English tells The international design firm recently completed the first phase of construction on Cubic Corp.’s new office design at 9323 Balboa Ave. here, providing Cubic with interior architecture and design, branding, and strategic workplace planning services. This project is the first in a series of undertakings to renovate the Cubic campus and serves as a prototype for future projects.

Ware Malcomb transformed the 13,000-square-foot office space and created a new modular interior workplace standard for Cubic to accommodate the continuously changing needs of the company’s engineering teams. The flexible standards development included suite and departmental entries; branding and way finding; meeting, amenity and ancillary spaces; work stations; and private offices. Many of these spaces were designed and sized based on a modular footprint, allowing the areas to expand and contract based on need.

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Carrie Rossenfeld

Carrie Rossenfeld is a reporter for the San Diego and Orange County markets on and a contributor to Real Estate Forum. She was a trade-magazine and newsletter editor in New York City before moving to Southern California to become a freelance writer and editor for magazines, books and websites. Rossenfeld has written extensively on topics including commercial real estate, running a medical practice, intellectual-property licensing and giftware. She has edited books about profiting from real estate and has ghostwritten a book about starting a home-based business.

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