With a biophilic design, the concrete floors and minimalistic steel and glass design almost blur the boundary between the indoor and outdoor spaces, providing the interior with plenty of natural light.
Recycled materials have been incorporated throughout the building, and all wood used in the construction is reclaimed. Some of the wood came from inside shipping containers at the nearby Oakland port, from railroad ties at defunct area train tracks, and from barns.
Dogs are allowed at work--as are babies. The site includes a 6,700 square-foot child-care center.