The term â€ścorporate headquartersâ€ť often brings to mind an intimidating environment, full of modular furniture, fluorescent lights and joyless gray cubicles. For many years, there were scant deviations to be found.
In the 21st century, that rule book has been tossed out the window. The new one has been written by veterans of the tech boom, the start-up boom and the dotcom boom, and this new â€śold guardâ€ť has changed the rules.
Now that corporate norms no longer apply across the board, nontraditional office spaces have become more common. Workplaces have emerged that differentiate themselves from the rest of the pack and embody the quirks and idiosyncrasies of their company founders. In other words, these workplaces are out to be cool.
Read ahead to see some of the coolest corporate headquarters in the world.
By Daniel Bukszpan
Posted 13 July 2012