Among the Silicon Valley startups, Slack is one of the most respected and appreciated and now has also taken up residence in New York
Among the Silicon Valley startups, Slack is one of the most respected and appreciated and now has also taken up residence in New York. The company – which has produced one of the most successful chat applications – has already three years and boasts around 5 million daily users that include corporate employees of companies such as IBM, Business Insider and many others that use the creation app of coding.
The San Francisco-based company was able to raise investments of $ 539 million, at the hands of lenders such as Accel Partners, GV, or Google Ventures, and Thrive Capital.
The new headquarters in New York will become the hub for the entire East Coast American market. But let's start exploring this architectural structure through a tour of images that will present the environments and the organization of the spaces. Welcome to the New York headquarters of Slack, located near the East Village!
The office was designed by Snohetta, an architectural firm that wanted the environment to reflect the city in which it is located. The renovation works were carried out by SPK Lewis.
The office overlooks Lafayette street and thanks to the windows as wide as possible let in lots of light inside the rooms.
Part of the decorations includes the Slack logo which it repeats frequently.
When entering the building you register via iPad. The building was built around 1880.
There are common areas to be able to talk and other meeting spaces. In this picture we see the place to which the CEO of Slack – Stewart Butterfield had addressed the public on the opening day, which took place last January.
In every Slack office possible taste excellent coffee, the CEO Butterfield a great lover of coffee.
Every Slack office also has an espresso machine and employees were taught how to make artfully crafted coffee by an expert.
The coffee that is drunk at the Slack, when someone wants it cold, comes from one of the best producers on the West Coast: Stumptown.
In this conference room the bamboo that you see alive and well. When you finish growing, cover the entire wall.
In any conference room at Slack, unused televisions go into standby showing a emoji watch.
The new Slack offices have reserved areas where you can make phone calls without anyone listening or being disturbed. But these spaces for telephoning also serve for the work negotiations in which greater concentration is needed.
Here the engineers work
And they will work on research and interpretation of language, basically, they will deal with artificial intelligence.
The entire office is large and airy, thanks to 6 different types of light on the ceiling.
Most of the furnishings come from Gala Architectural Woodworking.
C a lot of sparse vegetation for the environments.
Also in the areas reserved for phone calls there is a Slack watch.