VVL/BBDO Brussels

VVL/BBDO Brussels

  • Description:
    Restoration and conversion of an old wine depot
  • Client:
    VVL/BBDO
  • Location:
    Scheldestraat 122, B-1080 Brussels
  • Project Manager:
    Dirk Engelen
  • Collaborators:
    Roel Materné

Whereas the front building is a magnificent monument, the back building is a mundane warehouse. The ‘street’ between the 2 historic wings was extended into the back building by covering the open space with a glass dome the same height as the existing ridge. In this atrium, 2 towers were constructed: one for the lift and one for the stairs. All technicalities were built in the floors so that the rough concrete structure remained visible. The client, a leading advertising agency, brings life and colour to the building…