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Beacon project:

51 apartments, school and offices for ONE

1000 Brussels, Brussels Capital Region, BE (Front Runner region), Belgium
Contact Moreno-Vacca, Sebastian






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General description

One of the last large scale public/private development. This project has some interesting points: - Construction cost is 9 % cheaper than the common prices on the market, - The project is one of the “exemplary building” policy in Brussels region, Included monitoring, knowledge transfer, PR support by region and municipality, etc - The project include also renovation to full passivehouse standard for part of an existing school - The total primary energy for apartments is less than 45 kWh/m².yr - The project is supplied by RES Status: building permit, work should start end 2012 It demonstrate how NEZB buildings are becoming mainstream in Brussels Project team: client: Brussels city – architects: A2M – contractor: Democo – special technics: Createc – stability: Stubeco

Project type

New build and Retrofit

Project scale

urban neighbourhood

Ownership type


Building type and size


Treated Floor Area according to PHPP


Energy efficiency and use of renewables

passivehouse + renewables, Ep < 45 kW/m².a + monitoring

Gross construction costs

930 € + TVA (EUR/m² of Treated Floor Area)

Gross building strucutre + technical service costs

623.49 € + TVA (EUR/m² of Treated Floor Area)

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