The city of Ghent revealed the design for the City Office of Ghent. Kraaijvanger Architects together with SAR architects are to design the project. “Their project was selected thanks to their thoughtful and clear urban design and architectural choices, for the strong vision on sustainability, mobility and the new way of working”, says Martine De Regge, SCHEPEN of Facility Management of the City of Ghent. The municipal library and the administrative center will be incorporated in one building.
transformation & renovation
A large part of the existing building stock needs a quality boost. They need to become smarter and more sustainable. The task is almost infinately large and challenging.
For decades Kraaijvanger has developed expertise in the field of transformation of exisiting buildings.
A good transformation requires knowledge of spatial and technical limitations and qualities. Above all sensitivity to the history of the building is of great importance: it provides an ideal base for undreamed, surprising solutions.