Brussels’ new urban and university district

Usquare, Brussels’ new urban and university district – an international, innovative and sustainable place – represents:

  • the enhancement of the architectural heritage of the buildings of the former gendarmerie school;
  • the remodelling of public spaces to create a friendly place that is open to the surrounding neighbourhoods;
  • a new range of local facilities for the site’s residents, users and neighbours;
  • new and diversified housing;
  • an innovative inter-university cluster for sustainable development research, knowledge dissemination, entrepreneurship and innovation;
  • specific infrastructure dedicated to sustainable food;
  • potential for a variety of cultural activities.