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Going East takes a James Bond approach to modernist building

Constantin Brodzki’s uniquely designed Brussels concrete office building is being mildly reconstructed into a new Fosbury & Sons coworking space by design studio Going East.

Fosbury & Sons has taken over 7,000 square meters of the Brodzki building.

The building, once home to a cement company, is covered in over 750 oval windows, with the interior feeling more like home rather than an office.

“The character of the [Brodzki] building, its history, its exceptional architecture, the spirit of the age in which it was built… it just fit,” said Stijn Geeraets, cofounder of Fosbury & Sons. “We wanted to respect what was still there but also set out a new layout for Fosbury & Sons. Now you have more the Japanese/James Bond vibe and before it was more modernist.”

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This isn’t the first time the coworking operator has reached about to Going East, where the studio worked on a similar project in Antwerp’s WATT Tower.

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