Sustainable Public, Cooperative and Social Housing

Sans-Souci project, Brussels, Belgium

The Sans-Souci project is remarkable for its scope and for its scale of intervention: the plot is about 300 meters long and 100 meters wide, which is equivalent to the area of 3 classical-small-size city blocks of the Brussels.   The project is in...

The Beehive (France)

Project type : New Construction   Building Type : Collective housing < 50m Number of Dwelling : 11 Dwelling Net Floor Area : 950 m2 Climate zone : [Cfb] Marine Mild Winter, warm summer, no dry season. Construction cost : 1 450 000 € The project...

Sans-Souci project, Brussels, Belgium

The Sans-Souci project is remarkable for its scope and for its scale of intervention: the plot is about 300 meters long and 100 meters wide, which is equivalent to the area of 3 classical-small-size city blocks of the Brussels.   The...

The Beehive (France)

Project type : New Construction   Building Type : Collective housing < 50m Number of Dwelling : 11 Dwelling Net Floor Area : 950 m2 Climate zone : [Cfb] Marine Mild Winter, warm summer, no dry season. Construction cost : 1 450 000 € The...

Navarra constructs over 500 energy efficient homes for social housing

The region of Navarra is building over 500 nearly zero-energy building (NZEB) units to provide affordable and energy efficient homes for their citizens. Nearly zero-energy buildings have very low energy consumption due to their design and...

Zaramaga - social housing renovation challenge in sustainability

The project consists of an energy refurbishment in a social housing block containing 30 dwellings built between the 1950’s and 60’s and located in the neighborhood of Zaramaga in Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain. The owner´s housing association,...

Treet - a wooden high-rise building with excellent energy performance

Treet or "The Tree" in Norwegian proves that sustainable solutions for buildings in an urban context can indeed be achieved by working across different sectors to create a cost-efficient, modular high-rise building using a ...

Headquarters of the Parliament of the Brussels-Capital Region

Construction d’un immeuble de bureau de prestige et réhabilitation d’un bâtiment existant à valeur patrimoniale   Un projet en phase avec son temps Le nouveau programme prévoyait le siège du...

Habitat Social Positif (HSP): construction and user management of 2 positive energy houses

The Habitat Social Positif - HSP (Positive Social Housing project), which is comprised of two row houses T3 and T4, forms part of a sustainable development project which has brought together various sectors on different levels:  the...

ETHOS building: social housing with a high energy efficiency level

ETHOS is a medium sized building having a very low annual energy consumption and is suitable for a targeted audience of families with modest financial resources.  It represents a test pilot for real estate projects within the entire...