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Schmidt Hammer Lassen Design Zero-Carbon Headquarters for Global Chemical Company in Brussels

Schmidt Hammer Lassen has released images and details of its competition-winning design for the headquarters of Solvay, an advanced materials and chemicals company, to be located in Brussels, Belgium. Working in collaboration with Modulo Architects and VK Engineers, the Danish firm has prioritized sustainability and resilience in the zero-carbon, near-zero-energy building.

Quad campus. Image Courtesy of Schmidt Hammer Lassen

Schmidt Hammer Lassen has released images and details of its competition-winning design for the headquarters of Solvay, an advanced materials and chemicals company, to be located in Brussels, Belgium. Working in collaboration with Modulo Architects and VK Engineers, the Danish firm has prioritized sustainability and resilience in the zero-carbon, near-zero-energy building.The winning team was chosen from a competitive international field including OMA, Valode & Pistre, Wilmotte & Associés, and Henning Larsen.
Night view. Image Courtesy of Schmidt Hammer Lassen

Facade. Image Courtesy of Schmidt Hammer Lassen

The scheme is located on a 22-hectare site in the Belgian capital which has hosted many of Solvay?s activities since 1953. The design team sought to reach beyond the typology of a typical corporate office, instead offering a fluid, collaborative space dedicated to interaction and innovation. In the earliest stages, it became clear that one compact building with one common entrance into a sweeping atr...
Source: Archdaily
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