Primetals

245,000 sq.ft

Unbuilt

Worcester, MA

Primetals, Inc., a manufacturer of steel manufacturing

equipment and rolled steel, was looking for a new,

modern facility to replace their current building

which they have occupied since their founding in

1888. This design for a new ground-up building

consists of 200,000 sf of industrial manufacturing

directly adjacent to 45,000 sf of office space. High

levels of transparency, carefully planned adjacencies

and shared program encourages collaboration and

interaction between engineering and manufacturing

teams which have occupied separate facilities since

the 1950s. Visitors and employees alike enter through

a large glass atrium gallery where over 60 companyheld

patents and Industrial Revolution era equipment

prototypes are displayed, celebrating the company’s

legacy of technological innovation.