The CPAS (Public Centre for Social Welfare) in Brussels called upon the Baumans-Deffet firm to construct a complex of 17 housing units and a social restaurant in Rue Stéphanie in Laeken. The dimensional constraints of the site, its position, and the constraints from the neighbouring school, were such that the social restaurant had to be […]

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The Saint-Benoit – Saint-Servais College in Liège wanted to grow. The Béguinages buildings were chosen by the developer who took on the ARTAU firm to carry out the work. The artist, Jean Glibert, intervened to complement the architectural work on the site. Project name: Collège Saint-Benoît – Saint-Servais (Bâtiment Béguinage) Address: 4000 Liège Assignation/Destination: College […]

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The architect returns to his discovery of Jean Glibert’s work in Bockstael station. A brutalist kinetic work that highlights the emerging concepts of mobility and speed in the 1970s. Project name: Métro Bockstael Address: Laeken Assignation/Destination: Railways Name of client: STIB Name of architect: Brunfaut in association with: Jean Glibert Name of engineers: – Stability […]

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The architect Daniel Dethier from the Dethier Architectural firm worked on the renovation of the old Opéra cinemas in the Opéra Gallery in the centre of Liège. The developer wanted to transform these places into amphitheatres that could seat 1600 students. The artist Jean Glibert designed a red parallelepiped that cuts through the building. Project […]

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The site of the new AXA headquarters is located between the Place du Trône and the Porte de Namur, and between Rue de la Pépinière and Boulevard du Régent (in Brussels). The A2RC Architects firm worked on a group of three buildings to create from them a single unit. Inside, some new ways of working […]

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Chambon has been known for many years as the headquarters of the General Savings and Retirement Fund (CGER), at Rue Fossé aux Loups, Brussels 1000. In 2011 BNP Paribas Fortis sold all of the buildings to Allfin, the real estate group, now known as Immobel. The renovation and construction project was managed by the Jaspers-Eyers […]

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In 2011 Immobel and BPI decided to buy the site of the old headquarters of the Solvay company, flagship of the Belgian chemical industry, which is located on both sides of the Rue Prince Albert (blocks 33 and 44). The challenge for the architects from the A2RC and Jaspers-Eyers architectural offices was to create a […]

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The Europa building, in the Schuman district in Brussels, is the seat of the European Council and the Council of the European Union. Designed by the office of Philippe SAMYN and PARTNERS, architects and engineers, in partnership with Studio Valle Progettazioni architects, Buro Happold engineers, the building combines 9,271 square metres of conference rooms, 27,163 […]

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The Gare Maritime is one of the largest railway buildings in Europe. As part of the development of the Tour and Taxis site, Extensa asked the Neutelings Riedijk architectural firm to give consideration to conversion of the building as a mixed-use project. Project name: Gare Maritime Address: Tour et Taxis. 1000 Bruxelles Assignation/Destination: Name of […]

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The Biloba project is about innovative housing, integrated with the neighbourhood and providing vulnerable people with a quality of life in a popular neighbourhood of the Schaerbeek municipality in Brussels. The 15 low-energy residential units are arranged around a small internal courtyard with a symbolic tree – the Biloba. an initiative of SLRB-BGHM / Brussels […]

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