This Belgian concrete factory shows how industrial buildings can be functional AND beautiful

            <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/g7/g7hlkynhm3tsqurr.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/g7/g7hlkynhm3tsqurr.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/g7/g7hlkynhm3tsqurr.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/g7/g7hlkynhm3tsqurr.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" />Belgian maker of architectural prefabricated concrete elements, Enjoy Concrete, show us how the <em>product</em> can be the <em>architecture </em>in its most beautiful sense: when the company was in need of a new industrial facility in the small town of Veurne, they partnered with <a href="https://archinect.com/GovaertVanhoutte" rel="nofollow" >Govaert &amp; Vanhoutte Architects</a> to design a headquarters that's constructed entirely from Enjoy Concrete's own prefabricated concrete elements.<br>

© Tim van de Velde
© Tim van de Velde
The facade follows a strict 6x3-meter grid that applies the same proportions to the concrete panels as well as the windows.
While the building is mainly a big industrial hall for production and storage, it also contains a variety of office spaces spread over four stories. Its most striking feature is a cantilevered, glass-encased board room protruding dramatically from the top corner of the otherwise compact building volume.
© Tim van de Velde
© Tim van de Velde
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van de Velde
© Tim van de Velde
Since the building is situated near a green canal la...

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