greenbizz: last laps

It may not look like it quite yet, but Greenbizz will be finished by september 2015, explaining the increasing rush and excitement on site. Façade cladding is coming to an end, be it the Kerto panels in pressure-treated timber meticulously crafted by Roses’s Natural Homes, the top-floor Kalzip panels in natural aluminium, or the agora’s structural glazing installed by a fantastic team led by Cei-DeMeyer (Jonckheere, Ney&Partners, and Groven+). Interior finishes and technical installations are en route, including the Building Management System fine-tuned for the project. Best news are up on the roof : the photovoltaic canopy covering the whole of the top-floor incubator and patios is on its way, upgrading the project from passive to nzeb. Neighbors and passer-bys are getting curious, which is just what we hoped for … the buzz audible from all the way over the pond.

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architectesassoc. at realty 2015

" Realty is Belgium’s only real estate fair, offering a one-stop overview of the real estate business. The event brings you into contact with all key players in the property market – all in one place, in just three days. Realty is first and foremost a networking platform where you can meet high-level decision makers as representatives of the entire Belgian real estate sector. " May 2015 the studio will once again be present at REALTY but with a new stand, presenting new projects and new visuals. Members of architectesassoc, both partners and project leaders, will be present to share the team’s present outlook : what we’re up to today, and what we’re preparing for tomorrow.

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empereur on film

architectesassoc’s Empereur project, completed end 2013, is filmed here by Christophe Dessouroux. The video shows how the building handles its medieval neighbor, boulevard context and  rooftop vistas, with interviews putting forward the client’s open-mindedness matched only by the  the contractor’s hands-on know-how.

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