Soil remediation work

On Monday 20 January, Beliris(*) began soil remediation work on part of the site of the former barracks, near the Fritz Toussaint entrance, as part of the Usquare.brussels conversion project overseen by the Urban Development Corporation (SAU).

The work, made necessary by the presence of...

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SAU appoints Franco-Belgian team to design public spaces for Usquare.brussels

The Urban Development Corporation (SAU) has appointed a multidisciplinary Franco-Belgian team led by the architecture and urban planning firm Anyoji Beltrando to design and oversee the creation of public spaces (21.000 m2) on the Usquare.brussels site, as part of the conversion...

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SAU launches circular economy approach in connection with conversion of site

The Urban Development Corporation (SAU) has published a public procurement notice(*) with a view to appointing a specialised service provider to assist it in setting up a circular economy approach for various demolition, construction and conversion operations on the site of the...

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visit.brussels puts Brussels’ university district in the spotlight

Brussels’ regional tourist agency, visit.brussels, has launched a campaign to promote the university district in which Usquare.brussels and its temporary occupation project See U are featured.

The campaign is based in particular on:

  • a series of videos of ‘
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See U acquires its temporary ‘Velodroom’

See U's temporary ‘Velodroom’ will be opened this Saturday 1 June during the festivities 100 days before the ‘Grand Départ’ of the Tour de France 2019 which will take place in Brussels.

‘Velodroom’ has a twofold purpose: to promote non-motorised...

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Public consultation concerning the transitional phase (the See U project)

From 15 February to 1 March 2019, the planning application for the transitional phase of the site of the former Fritz Toussaint barracks in Ixelles is the subject of a public consultation by the Urban Planning Corporation (SAU-MSI).

Ultimately the site, which is currently...

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