Valspar Corporation is one of the largest global coatings manufacturers with nearly 10,000 employees worldwide.

Arch2o-Valspar Corporation Administrative Headquarters-Meyer, Scherer and Rockcastle (19)

Courtesy of Meyer, Scherer and Rockcastle – Photography by Lara Swimmer

When the 200-year-old company outgrew its offices and factory buildings, they decided to move to a more open environment in downtown Minneapolis.

Arch2o-Valspar Corporation Administrative Headquarters-Meyer, Scherer and Rockcastle (18)

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The new 131,000 square-foot headquarters reference the block mural from their old headquarters that acted as a local landmark.

Arch2o-Valspar Corporation Administrative Headquarters-Meyer, Scherer and Rockcastle (24)

Courtesy of Meyer, Scherer and Rockcastle – Photography by Lara Swimmer

Valspar wanted the architects to provide highly functional space that stood for their brand and good values.

 By Alice T. Hellyar

Courtesy of Meyer, Scherer and Rockcastle – Photography by Lara Swimmer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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