Volkswagen of America


Volkswagen of America

United States



The firm’s design of “multi-purpose” buildings for a single 18,000 SF Vancouver, Washington dealership to facilitate financing led to a commission to design a nationwide building program for VW. Stressing an identifiable image while facilitating the complex Volkswagen building program in terms of time, economics, and control, YGH developed six prototypical dealerships and a highly modular system designed to accommodate variable dealership requirements on a national basis.

The flexibility of the system allowed YGH to produce contract documents for any of the basic facilities within a short period, in collaboration with local architects across the U.S.