Biogen’s new offices look to break down barriers Company hopes its new Cambridge complex, devoid of cubicles, will foster a culture where employees can talk, meet informally ← Related Article Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page Jessica Rinaldi For The Boston Globe Building 9 is a six-story, 190,000-square-foot complex in Cambridge that features an “open space” design. Jessica Rinaldi For The Boston Globe A new Biogen complex in Cambridge features “walk stations” where employees can work while walking on treadmills. Jessica Rinaldi For The Boston Globe Featured in the new Biogen Idec buildings will be huddle rooms that officials hope will encourage unplanned meetings. Jessica Rinaldi For The Boston Globe A commuter bus equipped with Wi-Fi and charging stations shuttles employees to Cambridge from Worcester and Framingham. Jessica Rinaldi For The Boston Globe The “open space” design is a radical departure from operations elsewhere at Biogen Idec and other biotechs. Jessica Rinaldi For The Boston Globe “This whole idea of no offices is a little controversial,” admitted chief executive George Scangos. “It’s a new way of working."