KBC Bank - Martelarenplein

KBC Bank - Martelarenplein

Architect
Binst Architects nv
Location
Leuven, Belgium
Project Year
2010
Category
Offices

KBC Bank - Martelarenplein

Binst Architects nv as Architects

Since the footprint was too narrow to accommodate the programme of a fully-fledged bank office, we conceived a 10m overhang on the first floor. This design immediately radiates the architectural force of the building, which has been built exclusively in clear and black enamelled glass with vertical uprights around the 2 highest floors. As a result, the internal functions are discretely shielded from the context.


The ground floor is the cashpoint zone and the first floor a fully-fledged bank office, while the higher floors house internal functions. The uppermost floor offers an exclusive PR/exhibition space with a covered terrace.

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