Location: La Hulpe, Belgium
Total area: 35,000 (sqm)
The headquarters building for the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication‘s (SWIFT) was designed as an extension to the company’s offices. Situated in La Hulpe, on the outskirts of Brussels, the site extends on a spacious wooded estate with sweeping views, dotted with ponds and opposite a small château dating from the end of the 19th century.
This project marks a point of inflection in the stylistic evolution of RBTA’s, with the conscious incorporation of high-tech elements into the classical designs. Retaining the compositional systems and the harmonious relationships between the different elements and between the part and the whole,...