Echo House

  • Project Type: Commercial
  • Client: Echo-News
  • Status: Completed
  • Location: Basildon

A new headquarters for newspaper company located in Essex.

Echo House is a new headquarters for a newspaper company that reflects the new ways of working for the industry. It is a digital company and requires
a new fit for purpose building that will enable the company to continue publishing in the 21st Century.

The brief called for a budget conscious building that maximized the built form on a constrained out of town industrial site. In common with the surrounding buildings, our response has been to create a simple rectangular form that has been designed as an object in space. The building is almost classical in form and dominates the site.

 

Rhythm & Order

The building façades have been subdivided using brick fins and glazed panels to create a regular rhythm to forming a unified and composed whole.


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