A blend of ‘glocal'
Commercial Design|January 2022
Designed with modern, minimalist and functional furniture, Meta’s new office augments creativity with pop-culture

Meta (formerly Facebook), recently unveiled a new office in Gurugram. Spanning 130,000 square feet*, across 6 floors, this is Meta’s first standalone office facility in Asia, and blends global and local culture.

Meta’s vision is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. Its offices world over are designed to align with that mission. The new Meta headquarters is designed with an open floor plan and its unfinished look. This is meant to inspire collaboration and the consciously exposed concrete pillars and wires on the roof are meant to reflect its start-up roots.

Since unveiling its first office in Hyderabad in 2010, the company has evolved and rebranding to ‘Meta’ is the most recent example. The name represents the company’s vision for the future of the internet, which is the ‘metaverse’ - a place where the physical and the digital worlds converge. It will be more immersive and engaging, creating a shared sense of space with another person and another place. The Metaverse is the next evolution of social connection and the new office has been designed in that backdrop.

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