Cultural centre De Kazerne - Halle


New construction of a youth and cultural centre; renovation of CC ‘t Vondel and the old fire station. The buildings house a multi-purpose hall, meeting rooms and a cafeteria. A youth centre was built behind the present fire station with among others a reception and ballet hall.

  • Facing with secant piling: 120 lm
  • Ground works: 5,000 m³
  • Foundation: 92 screw piles
  • Concrete structure: 100 tonnes of rebar
  • Façade: ashlar: 1,000 m²
  • Green roof: 650 m²
  • Underground reception and ballet hall.
  • renew and expand electrical installation + low and high voltage cabinets
  • ventilation, fire detection, plumbing and heating

Youth and cultural center 't Vondel in Halle is now called The Barracks. The new name 28/06/2014 Saturday was announced at the official opening. The existing cultural center was expanded with the former fire station and a new building at the back. The youth, the culture department and the Youth Advice Centre now have their own offices. There were also six meeting rooms with a ballet hall, a culture café, youth center and an underground party hall

Since 1998 Franki Construct has been part of Willemen Groep, the largest family construction group in Belgium.


Project Details

Joseph Pozzoplein 46, Halle, Vlaams Brabant, Belgium
Stad Halle
Engineering Office 
De Klerck
Construction period
2 years 2 months
Start work
End of work