Hiscox Building: Contemporary Office Space with Rich Heritage Design

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When heritage meets contemporary, the result can be seen in this awesome office space. Hiscox Building is located in York, the UK as a workplace. Previously, the Hungate was a place for the people to come together in a wool market. Make Architects is asked to honor this precious heritage by creating Hiscox Building with an awesome focal point.

Culture

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Hiscox Building is a welcoming and open place. It is a perfect building for the Hungate’s rich history. The design makes the open sense strong and also maximizing the light to come to the four spacious floors in the building.

 

Cafeteria

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This atrium breakout and cafeteria space are one of the spectacular space in Hiscox Building. Right in the middle of the space, there is a big replica of a rocket. It becomes the most unique decoration in this space that attracts all people eyes.

 

Staircase

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The staircase design has a unique design idea. It is made by ‘in-situ’ concrete construction. This staircase is also built with plywood formwork. The combination of concrete and plywood makes it looks perfect for the whole interior design of the building.

 

Architecture

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Hiscox Building has a cutting-edge architectural with working and design practices. With its long Hungate’s history, the whole building becomes an interesting office space. It offers convenient office space for the workers.

 

Interior

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The staircase looks like a ribbon with a model of York’s city walls. It rises yo to the triple-height atrium until the roof terrace. The terrace offers the best views of York Minster that can be seen easily after working, a good refreshing area.

 

Roof

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On the third-floor roof terrace, you can have an easy access to fresh air, space, and also a great view.

 

Facade

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The facade of Hiscox Building is made from the woven brickwork and curved glass inspired by a 19th-century market. It faces to the new public area with the listed landmarks nearby. This facade also provides the new pedestrianized routes.

Via makearchitects