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Hukseflux in Delft develops and produces a wide range of sensors and systems for the measurement of heat flux, solar radiation and thermal conductivity. cepezed designed new business premises for Hukseflux, with a particular emphasis on simplicity, efficiency and a robust, industrial presence.

  • client(s)
  • Hukseflux
  • location
  • Delft
  • user(s)
  • Hukseflux
  • discipline(s)
  • cepezed
    cepezed projects

Two levels on stilts  

The new Hukseflux office is an elongated two-storey volume on a relatively small plot in the Delftech Park in Delft. The building block is entirely elevated above the ground, so that there is room underneath for a few dozen parking spaces.

On both floors there are workspaces for office and R&D functions and also open arrangements of storage racks.

cepezed | léon van woerkom

Clean-cut façades  

The façades are faced with dark sheet-pile cladding, which gives the building a clean-cut appearance. Glazed strips in the aluminium window-frame system ensure plentiful natural light.

The head of the building, where the entrance is also situated, is completely transparent. The profiled cladding continues around a suspended steel construction and past the building, to create a high entrance veranda.

léon van woerkom | cepezed
léon van woerkom | cepezed

Concrete building  

The Hukseflux building consists almost entirely of concrete. The floors are composed from so-called double-tee slabs. In a double-tee slab, a thin concrete flange forms a single entity with two high ribs. The 16-metre-long slabs bridge the entire width of the building. The building services and lighting have been largely implemented between the ribs.

léon van woerkom | cepezed
léon van woerkom | cepezed

The multifunctional storage racks at Hukseflux  

A characteristic feature of the interior is the storage racks. At the end of these racks, clean-lined white interior elements have been placed. These function as pantries, storage cupboards, photocopiers and upholstered seating.

léon van woerkom | cepezed
léon van woerkom | cepezed


  • client: hukseflux thermal sensors
  • interior design: cepezedinterieur
  • project management: cepezedprojects
  • stability: swinn
  • building services: tree delft
  • building physics & sustainability: mobius consult
  • main contractor: heembouw
  • contractor building services electrical: a&b electrotechniek
  • contractor building services mechanical: putman
  • contractor steel construction: inprebo
  • façades: prince cladding, poralume