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Towards NZEB: Visit Brussels Exemplary Buildings - Study tour

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Study Tour on June 20 - Towards NZEB: Visit Brussels Exemplary Buildings


Within the framework of the EU Sustainable Energy Week 2017 (EUSEW),  Brussels Environment invites you to visit two exemplary buildings in the Brussels-Capital Region on Tuesday 20 June.


Programme (bilingual English-French)


13:30 Departure from Place du Luxembourg
14:00 Visit of Be.exemplary laureate “VUB Swimming Pool”, High-energy-performance retrofitting of the swimming pool of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel with specific attention to sustainability and circular economy. Technical guide: Valerie Hermans, Atelier T.
14:50 Presentation of “Circular Retrofit Lab”, research project on the deconstruction of prefabricated student housing from the sixties. This project is part of European research program BAMB – Buildings as Material Banks. Technical guide: Stijn Elsen, TRANSFORM research group – VUB
15:45 Visit of Exemplary Building Rue de Spa or “Oxygen Office Building”. Newly built passive office building in the European District. Technical guides : Alain Thomas, Himlung.
17:00 Arrival at Place du Luxembourg - End of the visit


Please register via the hyperlink below and don’t hesitate to forward this invitation to colleagues or interested people.

Registration and more information:

Brussels Environnement
Contact Name:
Dirk Steurs
Contact Email:

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