The official launch of the 2017 York Design Awards takes place on Monday 6th February 2017 at The Hiscox Building, York
We are delighted to announce that our keynote speaker at the 2017 York Design Awards launch will be the curator, writer and cultural consultant, Lewis Biggs. His extensive experience includes delivering a number of culturally significant developments in the UK and overseas over the past two decades, having previously positions as Director of Liverpool Biennial and Director of Tate Liverpool.
The aim of the York Design Awards is to encourage and promote excellence in design and conservation, striving for the highest standards which will delight present and future generations.
These prestigious Awards are open to all developments within the City of York Council boundary, normally completed within the last three years
Hiscox is an international specialist insurer, underwriting a diverse range of personal and commercial insurance risks, which is currently building its new customer service centre on Hungate in the heart of York. This new base away from its current South East operations will enable Hiscox to fulfil its growth plans and represents a significant investment for the company, creating up to 500 professional jobs for the city.