A NEW LANDMARK

The highly rational façade of XYZ is textured concrete and glass. It represents the simplicity and flexibility of its interior. The public realm both contributes colour and life to Hardman Boulevard and is an outward expression of the creativity of the tenants within.

AN ARCHITECTURE OF INTELLIGENT FEATURES

At night XYZ is animated by vibrant lighting.
The tensile structures within the public realm are lit internally to allow for impromptu meetings to happen.

COLLABORATING, LEARNING, INNOVATING

A flexible events space and large meeting room on the seventh floor has access to a terrace and mezzanine bar.

A BUILDING BLOCK FOR ENTERPRISE

Cut away view of the Hello Work meeting rooms and presentation steps that provide access to the first floor office space.

A LIVING EXPERIMENT

The Hello Work reception has ready access to a café, meeting rooms, hot desks and presentation facilities.

NEW CUTTING EDGE IDEAS

An industrial bridge sits within a triple height void to create a dramatic main entrance into XYZ. The reception on the predominantly open-plan, immersive, ground floor features both a restaurant and a café.

SUPER-CONNECTED LOCATION

A semi-public route creates a direct link from the Civil Justice Centre to the XYZ reception on Hardman Boulevard.

CONNECTING EXPERIENCE

Between ground and first floors, visible and physical links encourage both formal and informal interaction whilst ensuring clear wayfinding for visitors. Voids punched in the soffit also create a spatial richness.

A NEW AND RADICAL BENCHMARK FOR WORKING CULTURE

The XYZ Cinema and Bar located on the mezzanine floor overlook a double height events space. There is also access to an external roof terrace.

BICYCLE RAMP

Ramped bicycle storage provides direct and dedicated access to shower, drying and changing facilities.

1. Full height glazed screens with views into business lounge.

2. Supergraphics to blank walls.


3. Painted mild steel balustrade.


4. Cycle ramp down to basement / locker facilities.

5. Cycle parking.


6. Building signage – supergraphics at entrance.

7. Exposed concrete soffits with horizontal linear lighting as chevrons.

SCREENING ROOM

XYZ community facilities such as screening rooms are available upon request.

XYZ GYM

A dynamic triple height entrance is formed by the bridge that spans the recreation well and the in-house gym.

LIFT LOBBY

Exposed and textured concrete walls add to the distinctive building character of the lift lobby.

1. Lift numbers cast into concrete.

2. Timber board marked concrete to core walls.


3. Stainless steel rigidised lift doors and surrounds.

4. Reclaimed timber flooring to core recess.

5. Doors to staircase on hold opens to maintain open feel.


6. Light fittings cast into concrete soffit. Square edged concrete downstand.

7. Cast in-situ RC soffit.

RECEPTION AND LOBBY SPACES

The highly visible reception provides a striking focal point within the animated and lively ground floor entrance space.

1. Exposed concrete soffits and services.


2. Linear granite paving on diagonal route to match externals.


3. Painted metal sheet bonded to timber substrate. Facets to be formed as illustrated. Appearance to match adjacent balustrades and entrance canopy.

4. Spray painted MDF panelling on timber subframe to form desking, modesty panels, cupboards and rear 2.1m high wall.

High quality satin two pack spray finish.

5. Linear lighting recessed into rear partition. Full height recessed strips formed in mdf panelling to form three stripes as illustrated.


6. Feature vertical lighting above reception desk.

7. Linear timber slatted ceiling, as feature through diagonal route with linear lighting strips.

POCKET TERRACE

Exceptional high level pocket terraces provide useful breakout zones for staff and also intimate spaces for client entertaining.

1. Light well.


2. Structural glass balustrade.


3. Non slip timber decking to ‘soften’ material pallete.

4. Full height glass partition and doors onto terrace.

5. Anodised aluminium internal lining to pocket terrace.


CAR PARK

Extensive occupier car parking available on two levels.

RECEPTION/LIFT LOBBY

A sophisticated building plan uses clear, flexible and simple way finding.

1. Board marked concrete with cast in lift numbers.


2. Folded, painted steel reception desk.


3. Polished concrete floor.

4. Exposed concrete soffits with track lighting and exposed services.

5. Building signage – supergraphics to café.


A3 TERRACE

A engaging ground floor frontage with restaurants spilling onto Hardman Boulevard help make this building an exciting and popular destination in the heart of the Spinningfields estate.

1. Full height glazed windows and doors between interior and exterior.


2. Granite paving to raised dining terrace.

3. Toughened glass screen.

4. Existing tree planting to be retained.

A3 UNIT

A contemporary restaurant links through to, and helps energise, the ground floor reception.

1. Feature lighting suspended from exposed soffit.


2. Building signage or brand signage.

3. Full height glazed windows and doors onto terrace area.

4. Exposed concrete soffit with exposed services.

ROOF TERRACE

A substantial South West facing terrace provides entertaining and amenity space with excellent views across Spinningfields

1. Timber louvres for solar shading to glass.

2. Glass wall to office.

3. Cantilevered glass balustrade with stainless steel handrail.

4. Timber decking with slip resistant carborundum strips.

5. Corten steel planters.

STAIRWELL

Concrete finishes contribute to the contemporary character of design.

1. Insitu concrete walls.

2. Floor numbers cast into concrete.

3. Concrete stair with carborundum discs cast into treads.

4. Linear slot cast into face of concrete steps.

5. Solid timber handrail.

6. Painted mild steel balustrade fixed to concrete flight.

THUMBNAILS