Location: Louisville, Colorado, USA
Building Area: 54,000 SF
Photographer: Raul Garcia
Expressing the dynamic and elegant simplicity of a modern design “barn,” the 54,000 SF Pearl Izumi Headquarters respects the company’s Japanese heritage, celebrates the natural beauty of Colorado though the seasons, and exemplifies its employees’ passion for outdoor sports.
The new headquarters showcases a commitment to the company’s “Ride-Tri-Run” (cycling, triathalon, and running) product line. A flexible and intentionally raw canvas offers a subtle background to the vibrant, high-performance product and innovative process taking place within.
A minimal palette of concrete, glass, wood, and naturally weathering steel combines with a highly visual architectural form to create a low-impact, sustainable development at the base of the Rocky Mountain foothills.