Van Ruysdael glass in Begijnhof Kortrijk

In our recent research on former béguinages, we have concluded that their succes is based on their integrity.

The béguinages preserved a respect for habitat as an essential function. They have retained the characteristic organization and simple functional architecture that gives them their particular atmosphere of an utopian setting, in which a sense of community and respect for individuality are finely balanced. Values that are clearly sought after in this fast, modern society and therefore a fine example for many.

The complex is preserved with Van Ruysdael Glass®, ensuring the UNESCO beguine in Kortrijk remains attractive, robust and healthy to inspire another 8 centuries.

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Van Ruysdael | Begijnhof Kortrijk