1200 LIBERTY RIDGE
Wulff Architects, Inc. was commissioned by Liberty Property Trust to create a master site plan for this premium 33 acre parcel in Philadelphia’s suburban Chesterbrook development to accommodate 330,000 sf of new office space. The first building, 1200 Liberty Ridge, set the aesthetic theme with its use of precast panels designed with articulations to resemble masonry blocks. The unique floor plan has a “W-shape” in the middle to shorten the through-building lobby, reduce the overall circulation factor, and create a protected outdoor seating area. The focal point of the lobby, a two-story marble fireplace and a circular wood balcony, was designed to create a sense of “warmth, hearth and home.” The building has been fully leased since opening and was awarded the TOBY Award for the region’s “Best Office Building” in the 100,000 SF category.