Origin Point, Paragon Business Village, wins prestigous property award!! / July, 2008

Plot 18 Paragon, also known as Origin Point, has recently scooped a prestigous property award for 2008.

The Developer behind the Pragon Business Village, Yorkcourt Properties, has won the ‘Commercial Projects’ category at the West Yorkshire Built in Quality Awards 2008.  The awards, organised and supported by representatives from Local Authority and Building Control officials accross West Yorkshire featured 24 awards in eight catagories to celebrate quality and innovative buildings across the Yorkshire region.

The Award was collected by Carl Braim and Sharon Dean from the Wakefield office in a star studded evening!!

Origin Point is the new addition to Paragon Business Village, a 130 acre mixed use site on the outskirts of Wakefield City Centre. The site is in a prime location with strong links to the M1 and M62 motorway networks, and benefits from the amenities provided by Wakefield City Centre.

The location of the 1.9 acre site provided the opportunity to create a landmark building that has become synonymous with the Paragon Business Village, designed to include 10,000sqft of bespoke accommodation for Chadwick Lawrence Solicitors, and 18,000sqft of speculative office space.

High spec materials are used to create a bold, yet simple architectural form. Full height glazed curtain walling with a transom blade detail creates a strong horizontal emphasis and enhances the acute angle of the building, forming a striking landmark into the site. The large areas of glazing are offset against a south facing elevation clad in brickwork with recessed punch windows, utilising the orientation of the building to enhance passive heating and cooling techniques.