Projects

  • TIVOLI GREENCITY, Brussels – Belgium

    TIVOLI GREENCITY, Brussels – Belgium

    Tivoli Sustainable Neighbourhood is the largest project that citydev.brussels has ever undertaken.This eco-neighbourhood will include economic activity (Greenbizz), housing, two crèches, and 1,000 m² of shops.It is located on a complex site, as it’s squeezed in between a residential area and an industrial one. Project name: Tivoli GreenCityAddress : rue de Tivoli – rue de…

  • RED CROSS CARE HOTEL, Zuienkerke – Belgium

    RED CROSS CARE HOTEL, Zuienkerke – Belgium

    The Red Cross-Flanders hotel in Zuienkerke provides people, who due to illness, age, social circumstances or special needs are unable to go on holiday, with the opportunity to unwind, with or without their caretakers. The Polderwind domain is located by a large lake in the rugged landscape of the West Flemish Polders. The circular volume…

  • THE COSMOPOLITAN, Brussels – Belgium

    THE COSMOPOLITAN, Brussels – Belgium

    The Cosmopolitan is set to be the newest landmark in central Brussels, a pure white tower into the sky, designed by BOGDAN & VAN BROECK. From the upper floors, it offers stunning views across the whole city. White isn’t the only colour for The Cosmopolitan. You will definitely notice the green as well. Green on site…

  • GRANARY ISLAND, Gdańsk – Poland

    GRANARY ISLAND, Gdańsk – Poland

    The project involves maintaining the historical remains of granaries, enriching them with modern, functional housing with public space. During the first phase of the project building of the footbridge over the Motława River, reconstruction and adding the new lifting mechanism to the Stągiewny bridge and expansion of the marina will be taken. Chmielna Street and…

  • CANAL WHARF, Brussels – Belgium

    CANAL WHARF, Brussels – Belgium

    EN / Design of the Canal Wharf project has been entrusted to three famous Belgian architects: Stéphane Beel, 51N4E and architectesassoc., who coordinated the coherence of the ensemble.Each architect has worked from common set of specifications setting rules for finishes, choice of materials, placing of balconies and shapes of window and doorframes.The architects’ inspiration and…

  • CASA MASETTI, São Paulo – Brazil

    CASA MASETTI, São Paulo – Brazil

    The Casa Masetti is a house designed by Paulo Mendes Da Rocha in the early 1970s. The architecture was inspired by the cliff on which it is built. The house consists of two spaces: the open, airy ground floor and the living space. Made of concrete, the house is suspended above the ground on four…

  • BRUSSELS CIRCUS SCHOOL, Tour & Taxis, Brussels – Belgium

    BRUSSELS CIRCUS SCHOOL, Tour & Taxis, Brussels – Belgium

    EN / The installation of the Ecole du cirque de Bruxelles on the Tour et Taxis site was a political decision. The school is nomadic; after being set up in the Gare Maritime while waiting for this building to be renovated, it was swiftly moved to the building called La Lieutenance. Today, once again, its…

  • TOUR & TAXIS, SHEDS / Dépôt Design, Brussels – Belgium

    TOUR & TAXIS, SHEDS / Dépôt Design, Brussels – Belgium

    It was either chance, or a great opportunity, that transformed the life of the sheds building on the Tour and Taxis site. When the BRAFA arrived to set up its operations, Extensa realised that there was a market for the organisation of exhibitions and fairs in this old 15,000m2 goods warehouse. But there’s much more to it…

  • PARIS ZOOLOGICAL PARK, Paris – France

    PARIS ZOOLOGICAL PARK, Paris – France

    The architect Véronique Descharrières collaborates with the firm Bernard Tschumi Urbanistes Architectes. Together they worked on the Paris Zoological Park for which she received the Prix Femmes Architectes in the category ‘Original Work’ in 2015. This project has given them the opportunity to reflect on cohabitation and animal well-being in an urban space. The programme…

  • HUB.BRUSSELS : Brussels Retrofit Living Lab / WVDM

    HUB.BRUSSELS : Brussels Retrofit Living Lab / WVDM

    The “Vrije Universeit Brussel” (VUB) is aiming for the sustainable management of its estate [VUB 2011].  In this respect the renovation of student residences in the heart of the Ixelles university campus, designed by the architect Willy Van Der Meeren between 1971 and 1973, presents a particular challenge.  These dwellings have strong cultural and historic…