HEAD OFFICES, CHESTERFIELD
The Practice was invited by a national IT company to refresh and reconfigure their head offices near Chesterfield in Derbyshire. The site comprises two buildings, one a listed building dating from 1660 the other a typical office building built in the 1970's.
The conceptual designs are for a modern, corporate, functional, stylish building interior and a modern update to the exterior of the 1970's building in the form of a metal style cladding.
Eighty members of staff are based at the head office, in addition the company operates flexible working from home and hot desking policies.
The brief was to create a fun, flexible and exciting new office environment that will serve as a vibrant hub for the staff and meetings. The proposed concept design forms large open plan offices linked with a triple height void and stair come seating area for informal work and meeting spaces, with strong biophilic esign the new planting and timber cladding provides a modern inviting atmosphere.