With the new state archives, contemporary architecture has been implemented in Bruges. Purpose-made Terca water-struck facing brick give the solide façade an exceptional appearance. The delicate structure on the façade lets the building look like a pile of paper above a transparent and open ground floor.
Bruges State Archives, Belgium
Salens Architecten, Olivier Salens, Bruges
Van Laere, Leasinvest
Terca water-struck Special red
State Archive Bruges, Belgium © Wienerberger AG
State Archive Bruges, Belgium
Building in the public sphere often involves an architecture of appropriateness.