David Smotrich & Partners LLP was responsible for multiple projects for Bank Leumi, ranging from the American bank President’s suite of offices to the international offices as well as individual branches. The international offices included new offices and auxiliary spaces to support the for foreign customer base. Reconstruction of adjacent floors of the existing building were designed to service the foreign customers. The programming included two private offices, reception areas, a conference room, and various support services such as the employees’ cafeteria. The employees’ cafeteria is located in a central hallway. Privacy was achieved through the use of curved and frosted glass partitions.
DSP also worked on multiple branches for Bank Leumi throughout New York City. One specific project was the branch office located in Lincoln Center. The comprehensive architectural services for design and construction in this facility focused on programming a retail banking area, vault facilities, and an office’s platform. The entrance was artfully accentuated by a pyramid sculpture.