GOLDEN SHELL FOR THE BRUGES
The traditional brewery “De Halve Maan” in Bruges, known for its cult beer “Brugse Zot,” stands for innovation and tradition. As part of its expansion, a new bottling plant was built outside the city, impressing with a gold-coloured facade cladding from Kalzip. This not only reflects the colour of the popular blonde beer but also serves as a visible symbol of the brewery’s spirit of innovation.
SUSTAINABLE INNOVATIONS WITH A HISTORY
Located in the heart of Bruges for almost 170 years, the brewery combines historical brewing art with state-of-the-art technology. One example of this is the beer pipeline, over 3 kilometres long, which transports the beer to the new bottling plant in an environmentally friendly and efficient manner. The new site harmonises with these values by emphasising sustainability with a modern water recycling system and a solar system on the roof.
A FACADE THAT DOES MORE THAN JUST PROTECT
The golden aluminium profiled sheets from Kalzip, coated with AluPlusPatina in the colour Medium Gold G30, are not only visually striking but also represent robust quality and sustainability as they are made from a high percentage of recycled material. The facade also allows for a balance between privacy and natural light through clever perforations.
INVITING ARCHITECTURE MEETS FUNCTIONALITY
Large glass fronts and an open, inviting architecture allow visitors and business partners to gain a direct impression of the company. The combination of transparent elements and the distinctive golden facade emphasises the brewery’s commitment to innovation and aesthetics.
With this project, Kalzip has once again underlined its expertise in the realisation of sophisticated and sustainable architectural concepts that are both functional and aesthetically pleasing.
Considered with care. KALZIP.
Yannick de Beauregard
August-Horch-Str. 20 – 22