“10 fresh examples of wood in architecture”
In case you haven’t checked out Archinect’s Pinterest boards in a while, we have compiled ten recently pinned images from outstanding projects on various Archinect Firm and People profiles.
Today’s top images (in no particular order) are from the board Wood.
THE HEADQUARTERS OF AN ARCHITECTURE STUDIO IN ANTWERP BECOMES A DECLARATION OF INTENT
HQ Binst Architects settles into a former warehouse in the port area of Antwerp facing the Scheldt River.
A parking lot, a restaurant, a dance floor, and then a restaurant once more: the building hosting the headquarters of Binst Architects in Antwerp (including the teams that worked on projects B and B7) is reborn once more. Originally constructed as a deposit for African rubber collected and created from lianas of the Democratic Republic of Congo, this former warehouse facing the right banks of the Scheldt River is now a creative hub spanning over 1,000 square meters. Nestled between the quays and the Gedempte Zuiderdokken car park, Luikstraat 7 is surrounded by the MuHKA museum of contemporary art, FoMu photography museum, and the Royal Museum of Fine Arts in a stimulating combination of layered, avant-garde structures. Here in the former port area, the geometries of bricks forming the original facade are paired with the industrial coldness of steel between balconies and stairs in New York style. …
(Text: Isabella Prisco)
A port warehouse in Antwerp is now an architecture studio. Binst Architects redevelops a former warehouse in the port of Antwerp to house its new headquarters. The project represents the multiple souls of the firm.
The new campus in the ‘Oude God’ park area in Mortsel accommodates the three existing urban primary schools and kindergartens from the immediate vicinity. The new school complex needs to be a sustainable, energy-efficient building offering cultural and social added value.
New headquarters for Cordeel in Temse. The Cordeel Group nv established its new headquarters on the site of the old De Boelwerf shipyard in Temse. The construction company groups its services there for the Belgian market on a site of 20 ha. The new headquarters is much more than a calling card. The building also illustrates the knowledge and economic ambitions of the construction company.
‘Linkeroever – Antwerp’: in 12 years from unloved district to the new hotspot. Every Fleming knows the ‘Linkeroever’, but until recently the neighborhood did not have a really good image. And that had a lot to do with, for example, the high crime rates and the deterioration of the neighborhood. This has now changed more than ever, because the Linkeroever is slowly becoming the new hotspot in Flanders.
RES Awards 2019 “NOMINEES”. “HQ CORDEEL” (Temse) in category: “Best development for institutional investors”. The RES Awards Ceremony will take place on the 19th of September 2019 during the Realty fair in Knokke.
“A BRIDGE TO THE FUTURE.” The new headquarters of the Cordeel company, designed by Binst Architects, is much more than a calling card. The building also illustrates the know-how of the company and its economic ambitions. It goes without saying that a maximum quality is required for this in every detail of the construction. Schüco also contributed.
“New construction leads to 150 new jobs.” With this project, Renson wants to become the international reference for total experience.
WAREGEM In the “De Prijkels” industrial zone along the E17 (Deinze / Nazareth / Kruisem), the construction of the brand new Outdoor Experience Center of Renson has officially started. This new “outdoorliving” flagship of the company must be fully operational by 2021. The 300-meter-long new Renson building will take the form of a “garden pavilion XXL” along the highway and is expected to create 150 new jobs.
Aequor: Antwerp welcomes new architectural project of exceptional level. Het Eilandje in Antwerp can be proud of its new architectural eye-catcher. Sotheby Realty Antwerp presents its newest project “Aequor” to the public.
An outdated office building on the Cinquantenaire escaped the breaker. The concrete structure was retained, but it was given a new look.
“A homage to Jo Crepain”
On June 6, 2019, NAV presented the “Jo Crepain Awards” for the third time to architect entrepreneurs who link professionalism and innovation to engagement for society and their own sector. Congratulations to the winners & to all nominees.
At the Ter Vlucht business park today the symbolic first spade stitch was given for the construction of a new production site for argenta and ROB. Under the slogan “Opening Doors”, both brands in door fittings are starting the expansion of 1 strong company, where not only the 2 production sites of Louage & Wisselinck are brought together, but also argenta finds its final place.
The starting signal for Open Wervendag 2019 was given on Sunday morning 19 May in the future building of DPG Media on the Mediaplein in Antwerp.
During Open Wervendagdag 2019, around 400 people were able to visit the new main building of DPG Media on the old Kievitplein in Antwerp, which was recently renamed the Mediaplein.
The official commissioning of the new headquarters of the Cordeel construction company on the Zaat site was accompanied by a memorable party & fireworks (lit from the company’s site).