Sail Away

Perkins + Will designs tech giant SailPoint’s latest HQ in Austin’s Silicon Hills

Perkins and Will devised a design schematic that helps drive the brand's nautically-inspired theme, but that also accommodates its flexible working structure. (Courtesy Perkins and Will)

For the past two decades, Austin has emerged as a tech industry hub. Giving the well-entrenched Silicon Valley a run for its money, the so-called “Silicon Hills” region has consistently drawn in a slew of upstarts and established companies like IBM, Google, Amazon, Apple, and Intel, seeking out new outposts. Setting up shop in the Texas Hill Country, just west of Austin, these blue-chip giants have taken advantage of the city’s progressive and creative position. This mutual evolution has helped make this state capital one of the fastest-growing cities in the United States. Joining the party is governance software solutions brand SailPoint. The rapidly-expanding company called on the Austin branch of major architecture firm Perkins + Will to outfit its new 65,000 square foot, four-floor office with an apt, yet subtle, nautical aesthetic.

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