IRVINE, CA-H. Hendy Associates is poised to complete the second phase of an extensive remodel of mortgage firm Network Capital‘s office at 5 Park Plaza, Suite 800 here by the end of the year. The remodel not only expands the firm’s workspace from 20,000 square feet to 40,000 square feet, but also reflects an emerging approach to office space that is open, with few barriers, and aims to promote a culture of transparent leadership, trust and communication among employees.

Part of the remodel included creating an interconnecting staircase between floors to encourage open communication and collaboration. H. Hendy implemented a full-floor planning solution that reduces visual obstructions and employee segregation by using low-height workstations topped with glass panels. Private offices have been eliminated along the perimeter, enabling more natural light to enter the space. For areas that require separation, the firm used bold expanses of interior glass walls that diminish sound while maintaining transparency.

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