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When blueprints for a new office design are being drawn up, office technology should be considered in the earliest conversations. We see far too often that AV is an afterthought and thus the most optimal solution for the client isn’t what ends up being installed. The last thing senior members of the operations, or facilities teams want is to hear years of negative feedback surrounding conference room AV in a new, or freshly remodeled office. While most new technology is compact, it’s not an excuse for neglecting it when it comes to design. it’s important to ensure the space can accommodate the equipment and that the cabling and system technical aspects support long-term growth and scalability.

AV for architects doesn’t have to be an afterthought that is considered when the space is already built or remodeled. AV integrators like us provide opportunities to engage in what we call a design-build. Not only can we help to install and service the system(s), but we can also help architects optimally design the system for visual and acoustic clarity within the space. When conference room design considers the AV technologies that will be utilized, it’s significantly easier to create a functional, one-of-a-kind space, where the system is integrated into the design in a way that can create “wow” moments or be hardly noticeable at all (dependent upon client needs and desires).

Rather than simply having a company come in and hang some gear here and there, a partnership with an AV integrator like Bluewater ensures that architects, developers, and even general contractors are able to provide a space that dazzles everyone that sees it, while still remaining technologically maximized. We have the latest cutting edge audio visual technology available, resulting in a space with the highest level of functionality while still providing an aesthetically pleasing look and feel.

AV for Architects
Signage utilization in a heavily designed corporate headquarters. Used to enhance the visitor experience.

Fully Functional Conference Room Design With Audio Visual Technology

When AV technologies are considered in the blueprint of a new or remodeled office design, the functionality of the space can be maximized. Bluewater has superior AV packages for architects featuring all of the leading brands that can be customized to the conference room design. We can provide the specifications of all of our technology ahead of time to foster collaboration in the design process. Not only that, but these AV packages can even be purchased on a subscription basis so that the company the architect is working with can avoid another large capital expenditure in a time where their real estate investment or office remodel is already a gigantic capital expense. A low monthly payment (often times in the hundreds of dollars range) can deliver a space that makes architects and developers proud and leaves customers in amazement of the integrated space. Our subscription clients even receive managed services included, so there is never a reason to worry about up-time or reliability. Not only that, but every three to four years we will refresh the technology with the latest and greatest cutting-edge package. Having helped to design the system and the space prior we will know exactly what upgrades are vital and eliminate waste while creating an optimal enhancement.

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huddle space designed with a focus on audio-visual

Whether you’re an architect or developer and you’re seeking kiosks, LED flooring, screens, projectors, additional AV technologies for the office, wireless collaboration, or even lobby experiences; partnering with a leading AV integrator is vital to ensuring that your clients have the latest systems in their office design.

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Interactive main conference room

Benefits of Incorporating AV Into Early Office Design 

When you incorporate Bluewater’s audio visual equipment and expertise into office design, your clients will see and appreciate the forward-thinking scalability of the architect or designer that the technology will provide for years to come. It’s inevitable that AV equipment is a need for every office, so rather than trying to find a place to fit it in, or hanging the equipment once the office is built or remodeled, it’s more efficient for all parties to include the office technology at specific times during the building process. Architects, AV integrators can influence your success on a project!

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United Shore lobby complete with transformational LED that enables a mixed-use space

Employee productivity will also increase when the latest office technology is incorporated into the blueprints for a new office or remodel. Your client will find their employees can complete work faster and more efficiently with our conference room tech. And of course, with greater employee efficiency comes increased productivity output. Thus, more positive feedback for you and the design team as the architect!

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United Shore outdoor themed wireless collaboration enabled huddle space. The perfect fusion of tech and design.

If you want your architecture firm to be top of mind when the client knows of another businesses that need their office built or remodeled into a modern tech-savvy space, then keeping up with AV development and trends should be a priority. The best way to do this is through a true partnership with an integrator. When the next project is ready to begin, Bluewater will be available to help design assist, build, and maintain your client’s office AV. We want our architectural partners to be know for developing spectacular spaces with the best office technology available in the industry. We do this by eliminating your worry for the audio-visual components of the space.

Partner With Bluewater Experts On Your Next Office Project

Bluewater provides the best AV for architects, builders, contractors, and developers. We can provide the technology incorporated in your conference room design or suggest the best office technology to add to blueprints and design-comps, and our team of experts are available to work with your through every step of the process. We can even refer you to some of our partners to discuss how we’ve helped each other become leaders in this industry

We typically start with an informal chat to understand the business and space that is being built or remodeled, but the real work starts long before then as we truly aim to get to know our partners on a personal level. It’s about more than just business for us at Bluewater. We want to form trusted friendships built on reliability, communication, and openness that span not only years but decades. Once this is accomplished, then, we can help you design the spaces at hand with all of the latest AV technologies that will bring the clients you serve into the very bleeding-edge of the modern technological world and improve employee productivity. When it’s time to execute the design assist, our professional team is ready and available to engage in strategic consulting with you. We want to make certain that your design and build schedule is enhanced to properly install the audio visual technology at the precise moment of optimization. . 

When you partner with Bluewater, we are in it with you for the long haul. We aren’t successful unless you are. Contact us today to learn more about the available AV packages for architects. We even offer accredited AIA courses and other educational and training tools for architects and developers. If you would like us to come speak to your firm, we’d love to do that as well!