Ancestry headquarters, Rapt Studio, genetics, genealogy, green office space, art installation, migration, green architecture, green interior, shared spaces

The architects conceived the space as an open environment furnished with modern objects, classic design and common areas that encourage collaboration. Concepts of regional migration, genealogy, genetics, and data are embodied in the organization of the headquarters. Color is used as a symbol of diversity that references shared genetic heritage. It also acts as a signaling tool.

Ancestry headquarters, Rapt Studio, genetics, genealogy, green office space, art installation, migration, green architecture, green interior, shared spaces

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Specific parts of the space reference genealogy in a direct way. A large, colorful art installation in the lobby represents diverse historical backgrounds of different populations. Fifteen different colors on this graph indicate fifteen main ancestries, while each column represent a sampled population and shared lineage.

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