Antwerp – Harbour control tower

Office Building

Status: Study

Year: 2009

Location: Antwerp, BE

Floor Area: 5000 M²

Collaboration with Baumschlager Eberle

Always on the watch

The coordination center requires to have constant view over various part of the Antwerp harbor. the form of the harbor is echoed in the shape of control tower – each department is positioned in its optimal orientation, also minimizing view obstructions form other departments on the same level.

The product of this rational calculation is a steel shell construction that when combined with a rigid pre-fab concrete core, minimizes construction costs for this harbor landmark building.