Download a digital copy of The Q for $8
4 ADOBE | Brick by Brick | Using the power of place to ingrain and enlarge the corporate culture.
10 NISSAN | Car Valley | In a place meant for brainstorming, bright hues help inspire creativity.
21 MICROSOFT | Collaborating Across Company Lines | A tech giant takes on the attitude of a startup for its newest design studio.
26 PAC 12 | Digital Drives TV into Internet’s Arms | TV studio? Digital production shop? Anymore, there’s little difference.
33 GREE | Big Offices to Fill Small Screens | Japanese videogame leader blends Western ideals into new San Francisco quarters.
38 SAMYAMA | Yoga is Sanskrit For Union | Two-story center aims to balance the individual and the collective.
43 HOSPITALS | Healthcare Growth Spurt | Sixteen hospitals in the Bay Area currently have major construction projects underway.
47 SFJAZZ | Jazz Formed | How a 700-seat auditorium conveys the feel of a nightclub.
52 VELTI | Sharing Enlightenment | A collaborative environment for everyone — even the executives.
56 YAMMER | Talk Your Head Off! | With more than 60 conference rooms available, there’s no excuse for not communicating.
60 THE MISSION | Missionizing The Mission | Relatively low rents draw a new generation to an old neighborhood./Old & New in The Mission | Businesses adapt creatively to an evolving environment.