UTIL specializes in thinking, conceiving and designing structural solutions that support the architectural concept of other architects and strengthen. They collaborate with agencies such as Office Kersten Geers David Van Severen, Atelier Kempe Thill, B-architecten, Robbrecht & Daem, studio Vens Vanbelle, URA, …
The structure and stability of a design can not be simply calculated, but designed. This way of working goes against the prevailing idea that the structural study is a separate phase in addition to the architectural design.
Because of the huge historical significance and heritage value of the Smedenpoort as medieval city gate, a solution for the mobility to this port had to been found that preserve the value and perception of the historic gatehouse, while providing an answer to the existing traffic problems.
The work of the engineering office can be called wayward thanks to the consistent form study that directs the design of its own projects and resulting in some remarkable works of art, bridges, walkways and canopies.
Conzett worked with Peter Zumthor and Gigon/Guyer. He gained international fame for a series of remarkable bridges (footbridges, car bridges). In Bruges he designed the Bridge over the Coupure.
Typical of his style is the use of glass, wood and steel and attention to sustainability.