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Générale de Banque interiors, Ch. Gevers & J. Wabbes, 1972-1978

By 18 March 2016July 12th, 2018DC-sites, news, services

Following the decision to demolish the former headquarters of the ‘Générale de Banque’, BNP-Paribas-Fortis contacted Rotor to coordinate a salvage operation of the iconic corporate interiors by notorious designers Jules Wabbes and Christophe Gevers. Rotor’s mission included the inventory of salvageable materials, the organisation of their demount, the supervision of the necessary works as well the identification of new destinations for the materials or of projects they could be integrated in. Thousands of square meters of ceilings and floors, the entire cafeteria, a myriad of decorative elements, … In total, more than 230 tons of materials were thus diverted from landfill. Materials originating from the former Générale de Banque can now be seen in several new projects in Belgium: in the municipal library of Sint-Pieters-Woluwe, in the cultural center of Bomel in Namur, in the Grand Central café in Etterbeek, and many more.

Commissioner: BNP-Paribas/Fortis & own initiative
In collaboration with: De Meuter, Mission Locale pour l’emploi de Saint-Josse-Ten-Noode, Art2Work

Available materials:

  • Sale!

    Pair of signage by Jules Wabbes

     69,00 / pair 11 available
  • Elevator Signage by Jules Wabbes for Generale de Banque ca.1970

     199,00 / set 6 available
  • Floor numbers solid brass by Jules Wabbes ca. 1970

     120,00 220,00 available
  • Sale!

    Small door with door handle and signage by Jules Wabbes (H 93,5 cm x 78 cm)

     499,00 1 available
  • Hand rails in bronze and brushed stainless steel by Jules Wabbes

     449,00 549,00 /m available
  • Sale!

    Table ‘Générale de Banque’ by Christophe Gevers (180 or 120cm)

     499,00 599,00 available
  • Small door with door handle and signage by Jules Wabbes

     600,00 available
  • Double service doors by Jules Wabbes (H 200 cm x 170 cm)

     750,00 /pc. 1 available
  • Door handle in solid bronze by Jules Wabbes. ca 1970

     999,00 available
  • Large coat hook solid chromed brass by Jules Wabbes

     1500,00 1 available
  • Sanitary doors in stainless steel with bronze door handles by Jules Wabbes (H 200 cm x 64,5 cm)

     2000,00 /pc. available
  • Service door in stainless steel with bronze door handles by Jules Wabbes (H 200 cm x 53 cm)

     2200,00 available
  • Service door in stainless steel with bronze door handles by Jules Wabbes (H 200 cm x variable)

     2500,00 available
  • Sale!

    Wall shelving element by Christophe Gevers

     2500,00 1 available
  • Double service doors in stainless steel with bronze door handles by Jules Wabbes (H 200 cm x 145 cm)

     5000,00 /pc. available

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