helmond city council assents to design cacaofabriek

The Helmond City Council approvingly welcomed cepezeds final design for the transformation of the ravaged cacoafabriek (cocoa works) to a cultural hotspot this monday. Previously, the council already decided that the characteristic construction at the Kanaaldijk ZO must become the new cultural hotbed of the town. Among other things, the renewed complex will house a cinema club, a rock and pop venue, exhibition spaces and enterprises in the creative industries. The existing construction will be furnished with a modern, aluminium version of its long lost hipped roof and will be provided with a fresh white coating. Additionally, an expansion of the existing buildings will be realized with modern materials such as glass and steel.