Akamai Technologies

Akamai Technologies is an Axis Case study. Lighting has the potential to tell a story within a space. When executed with creativity and innovation in mind, it brings an inspired vision to life. In 2019, content delivery network providers Akamai Technologies needed a lighting solution for their new headquarters at Broadway. Inside the tech-centric Kendall Square neighborhood of Cambridge, Massachusetts. The towering 19-story LEED Gold and WELL-certified building—the district’s tallest—was designed to consolidate Akamai’s six local offices, bringing its over 2,000 Boston employees together under a single roof for the first time since the company’s inception more than two decades ago. Eschewing tradition in favor of an outside-the-box approach, the global tech leaders sought a way to light their new headquarters that would communicate their brand vision. Read the full details