Laurentide - Brussels

Description 

Construction of a multi-purpose complex: offices, residences, commercial space and parking.
The building has a ground floor and five upper floors. It is built as a U-shaped building with a glass dome covering the entrance walkway.
The second and fourth floors have a footbridge that connects the two wings of the building to each other.
The ground floor and five upper floors are equipped with cooling ceilings and ventilation.  A building management system has been installed.

Number of floors above ground: ground floor and five upper floors.
Number of floors below ground: 1.

All construction phases were implemented consecutively.

  • Phase 1: Demolition – groundwater lowering – foundation/secant piles
  • Phase 2: One underground level, parking, basements, plant rooms
  • Phase 3: ground floor, street side: commercial areas and inner-lying parts alongside the entrance walkway: offices
  • Phase 4: floors, apartments and offices on the street side and offices in the inside part.

Willemen Construct came into being on 1 July 2018 as a result of the merger between Willemen General Contractor and the construction department of Kumpen.

 
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Project Details

Contractor
Gaucheretstraat 82-100 / Vooruitgangstraat 231-247, Brussel, Brussels, Belgium
Client 
Atenor Group
Price 
€21.900.000
Architects 
SCA Architectes Associés
Jaspers-Eyers & Partners
Temporary partnership 
Willemen General Contractor, Interbuild
Engineering Office 
Bagon Ingénieurs Conseils en BCEC (stabiliteit), T.E.E. (technieken), Venac (akoestiek)
Surface area above ground 
19 000m²
Surface area subterranean 
3 000m²
Construction period
2 years 1 month
Start work
01-2003
End of work
02-2005