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Offices . Kortrijk

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OFFICE Kersten Geers David Van Severen . photos: © Bas Princen

This project is the conversion of a worn out building into a contemporary and durable office space, without demolishing its skeleton. By introducing an independent facade around the stripped existing building, that serves both as an architectural element and a technical tool, we contain and control the distribution of technical installations and natural light and give the building a new urban presence. Continue reading OFFICE

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crematorium polderbos . ostend

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office kersten geers david van severen . bureau bas smets . photos: © Bas Princen . + architectura

The crematorium is an important public building. It has however an ambiguous relationship with self expression, torn between its own technical content and its ceremonial character. To overcome this we designed the building as a big inclined table of which the roof is the protagonist. As a ‘nature morte’ developed together with the artist Richard Venlet it is intended to communicate its particular public content. The big roof itself is placed within a carefully orchestrated landscape designed by Bureau Bas Smets, a set of new landscape elements populating a site in the polders around the coastal city of Ostend. Continue reading office

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NEW VRT HEADQUARTERS BUILDING . BRUSSELS

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OFFICE Kersten Geers David Van Severen . Jaspers-Eyers Architects . renders: © Filippo Bolognese

OFFICE Kersten Geers David Van Severen in collaboration with Jaspers-Eyers Architects, has won the competition to design the new headquarters of the Flemish Radio and Television (VRT) in the future Media Park in Brussels. This project is the result of a year-long competition and dialogue, and was developed within “VRT Morgen” team that also includes Bureau Bas Smets, Tractebel, CES, Ideal Acoustics, Willemen Construct, Jan De Nul Group and EEG. The new VRT headquarters building has a total area of about 65,000 m² of which 40,000 m² is above ground. It is due to open by summer 2026. Continue reading OFFICE