INDUSTRIAL BUILDING MORS
BENTHEM CROUWEL, 1987-1989, Industrieterrein De Veken 106, Opmeer
Industrial and public-utility buildings
By sliding a ribbed steel facade like a shell over a series of steel frame trusses at the storage zone and by tucking a glass box containing showroom and office space, between the trusses, half into this shell, the resulting image is that of a half-open matchbox. Such simple means express the method of construction and the difference in function between the two components.