As we enter the second year of honoring the coolest offices in the world, we decided to take a step back and examine what "cool"—as applied to a workplace—really entails. We spoke with Marc Kushner, co-founder of Architizer, our partner in this project, to uncover some of what he thinks makes an office outstanding, and how we judged this year's contest.
CHRISTINE LAGORIO-CHAFKIN | Staff Writer | Senior Writer
Christine Lagorio-Chafkin is a writer, editor, and reporter whose work has appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The San Francisco Chronicle, The Village Voice, and The Believer, among other publications. She is a senior writer at Inc.