The architect as eye opener

Along the Leien in Antwerp, Hub architects, in collaboration with Bureau Bouwtechniek and interior architects Atelier Dialect, transformed a 1970s office building into the headquarters of the autonomous municipal company Stedelijk Onderwijs Antwerpen.
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The regular, robust concrete structure forms the backbone of the project, which maximises the concept of The New Way of Working.

In the future, an office will increasingly function as an environment where people can meet. The various places in the office building for the Urban Education Department are cleverly conceived. Small and larger meeting rooms are interspersed with lounges and areas with sit-stand workstations. Users can find their own space, and because the designers designed for the end user, the working environment was given a remarkably homely feel.

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