In November 2018, Atmosphere launched our first annual FLIP Your Classroom contest to provide local students and teachers with a space that fosters collaboration, teamwork, and peer-to-peer communication. After a panel of three judges reviewed the inspiring and heartfelt submissions, local teacher Victoria Sundberg was awarded $50,000 to design a classroom that would deliver a high-quality educational experience. Sundberg is a music teacher to all 600 students at Lake Marion Elementary School in Lakeville and is passionate about providing the best space for them.
In early September 2019, Atmosphere Commercial Interiors hosted our second annual FLIP Your Classroom contest to provide local students and teachers with a space that fosters collaboration, teamwork, and peer-to-peer communication. The learning needs of students and teaching needs of educators vary throughout the day, and Atmosphere set out to provide spaces where students have choice and control over their learning environment, thus creating ownership of the learning process and making a successful outcome more likely.
The University of Wisconsin renovated spaces within College Library (the undergraduate library) and Wendt Library (the engineering library) to create new learning centers called the Wisconsin Collaboratory for Enhanced Learning Centers, or WisCEL.
ThedaCare Regional Cancer Center offers a new approach to cancer care, with all the services patients need under one roof. This team approach to care meant a wide range of spaces to furnish, and led ThedaCare to Steelcase and Atmosphere Commercial Interiors.
Iora Primary Care offers a unique approach to healthcare, with a primary care model that is designed to treat the whole person. By engaging a collaborative team of doctor, nurse, and health coach for each patient, Iora focuses on offering comprehensive primary care for older adults on Medicare. To aid in the success of this model, Iora partners with an organization for each of their practices.
In Spring 2016, Children’s Minnesota Business Campus relocated 575 full time employees in administration and support roles from multiple locations to one consolidated site. Echoing the playful interiors of Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota, the new office features nods to the colorful spaces featured throughout the healthcare system and shows their deep commitment to their core value of “kids first”.
With help from Atmosphere, this Cottage Grove facility added 78 workstations and private offices from Steelcase to maximize choice and control for employees. Four collaboration spaces situated near large windows utilize the natural light to comfortably create new ways of working, while an updated lunchroom allows for collaboration and respect on a personal level.
Working in a dark, outdated space, Bosch Security Systems wanted a complete transformation to meet their business and staffing needs. One challenge was to accommodate Bosch’s need to keep business running from their current space during construction. As a security firm, accommodating confidential documents and protecting their computer system from disruptions in the course of their work was paramount.