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David Adjaye

1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East . New York

David Adjaye . 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East . New York Dror Baldinger afasia (1)

Adjaye Associates . photos: © Dror Baldinger

The Public Member Spaces for the new headquarters of the 1199SEIU— the largest health care union in the United States— is a project that aims to embody the principles, ethos and achievements of its tenant. With a galvanizing history since its founding in 1932, the project holds the spirit of the union which works to organize and efficiently consolidate all operations under one roof. As a space of social justice, where Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. himself referred to the union as “the authentic conscience of the labor movement”, the design concept is born out of the engaged and politically active community of 1199SEIU. Continue reading David Adjaye