Skip to content

HYDER CONSTRUCTION REVEAL!

by Lynn Coit

There’s nothing we love more than a big reveal. Who doesn’t love to see a fixer-upper transformed? Late last year, we told you all about an adaptive reuse project we were working on in Denver. We’re excited to share that the project is now complete, and Hyder Construction has moved into its new headquarters!

HYDER CONSTRUCTION REVEAL!
HYDER CONSTRUCTION REVEAL!

As you might recall, the building was in rough shape when Hyder acquired it from Amick Storage. Low ceilings, maze-like corridors, top-heavy columns and dark stairwells gave the space a less-than-welcoming feel. Ok, it was downright spooky.But from the moment we started this journey with Hyder, it was clear they had a vision for the building’s potential. Together, we collaborated on the design and construction to create a space that supports Hyder’s culture, celebrates their craft and preserves the unique sense of place that comes with working in a historic building.Connection was a big theme on this project – connecting team members across floors, supporting connections to nature and the urban environment, connecting employees to the Hyder brand, and connecting the building’s past to its present.

HYDER CONSTRUCTION REVEAL!

We added a large, beautiful open stair to provide the physical connection between floors, positioning it with the best view to connect employees to nature and encourage use throughout the day.

We also kept a number of rugged mainstays original to the building, such as the exposed brick and ghost signs from legacy businesses that told a story of industry that resonated strongly with Hyder’s culture.

We intentionally showed off new and historic construction techniques in the design, subtly reinforcing Hyder’s trade, and pulled all those diverse elements together with a cohesive color palette, finishes, soffit detail and decorative light fixtures repeated throughout.

Both the Hyder and Elsy teams were thrilled with the result!

Recent Posts

Staged to Impress

Sublease staging is more important than ever as short-term leases have gained popularity during the pandemic. With many companies reevaluating…

Elsy Loves

In honor of Valentine’s Day, our team wanted to share some fun things we’ve been loving lately!

Creating a Destination-Worthy Lobby

In the past year, the way we think about our workplaces has evolved immensely. In 2021 and beyond, workplaces will…

Recent Projects