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Workplace

Today, workplace design matters more than ever. Shifting demographics and cultural ideals have prompted us to rethink what a work environment can be. Openness, flexibility, increased amenities, employee choice—for us, these concepts characterize the modern office and it echoes a growing population of professionals that understand work as a part of, not separate from, a balanced life. As designers who embrace this work/life mashup, we help clients create dynamic, attractive workplaces that convey the company's unique culture and attract the brightest talent.

Lois Goodell, IIDA
Principal, Director of Interior Design
Chris Zbuska, RA, WELL AP
Associate Principal
Jan Abercrombie
Associate Principal
Lois Goodell, IIDA
Principal, Director of Interior Design

Lois Goodell is a recognized leader and visionary in the interior design and planning of a variety of workplace, higher education, retail, and mixed-use spaces. As CBT’s Director of Interior Design at CBT, Lois plays an active leadership role in design, management, and development of the firm's interiors work. She has the ability to design and create environments that are perfectly attuned to the vision, mission, and values of her clients.  Her award-winning work is interdisciplinary, and fosters a closer connection between education and workplace interiors for high tech, institutional, financial, legal, non-profit and large corporate clients, both national and international.

Chris Zbuska, RA, WELL AP
Associate Principal

Chris is a highly adept and technically gifted architect with great agility with interior workplace design. She has over 30 years of experience in space planning, programming, and project management for all scales of workplace projects. She is a frequently-sought mentor and design expert who is a model within the design community.

Jan Abercrombie
Associate Principal

With 25 years of design and management of a full range of interior architecture projects, Jan is a skilled and meticulous team manager. She has a pragmatic approach to problem-solving and is a facile communicator with all parties in the realization workplace interiors. Her work has served several industry leaders and knowledge-based firms needing the latest imperatives in future-ready workplace design.

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