Versluys / Govaert & Vanhoutte Architects

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  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  3868
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2015
  • Photographs
    Photographs:Tim Van de Velde
  • Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project
    Manufacturers:  Interstuhl, Interstuhl SILVER, Tecno Spa
Versluys / Govaert & Vanhoutte Architects - Facade
© Tim Van De Velde

‘Groep Versluys’ is a real estate group formed in 1908 that has built around 700 residences, ranging from villa’s to exclusive residential projects, along the Belgian Coastline. A New headquarter with a distinct look was necessary for the further process of the firm. The headquarters are situated along the highway between Bruges and Oostende. 

Versluys / Govaert & Vanhoutte Architects - Facade
© Tim Van De Velde

The first goal of the project was to build new offices for a branch of ‘Groep Versluys’. The second and main goal of the projects consists in building a new landmark for the real estate group. The existing warehouse was renovated and covered with a long horizontal box and some rightly places vertical concrete walls. The entrance is hidden behind the concrete walls. On the ground floor, there is are two conference halls, a reception, a storage, a kitchenette, a lunch room and a sanitation. 

Versluys / Govaert & Vanhoutte Architects - Windows
© Tim Van De Velde

The first floor contains the open office with the back offices, a kitchenette, a lunch room and the sanitation. The open office and dining room are connected with the outdoor space through a large terrace that overlooks the nature.

Versluys / Govaert & Vanhoutte Architects - Facade, Concrete
© Tim Van De Velde

The main materials are aluminium panels, concrete walls and wooden slats. The building creates an interesting interaction with the surrounding that connects with their materials but stand out with their architectural composition.

Ground Floor Plan
Versluys / Govaert & Vanhoutte Architects - Table, Chair
© Tim Van De Velde
First Floor Plan
Versluys / Govaert & Vanhoutte Architects - Table, Chair
© Tim Van De Velde

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Address:8400 Ostend, Belgium

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Cite: "Versluys / Govaert & Vanhoutte Architects" 01 Feb 2017. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884

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