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SAU starts participatory process for the design of public spaces

The Urban Development Corporation (SAU) has invited local residents, temporary occupants and students to participate in the design phase of the redevelopment of 18,000 m2 of public spaces on the site of the former Fritz Toussaint barracks at the corner of Boulevard Général...

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In blue: the buildings that are the subject of the long lease granted by the Region to ULB and VUB for the development of the university and academic part of Usquare.brussels. © sau-msi.brussels (Simon Schmitt - www.globalview.be)

Region grants free long lease to ULB and VUB

The Minister-President of the Brussels-Capital Region, Rudi Vervoort, and the rectors of the Université Libre de Bruxelles, Annemie Schaus, and of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Caroline Pauwels, held a meeting yesterday to move forward Usquare.brussels, the project for the conversion...

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See U scoops prize at the Visit.brussels Awards

For more than 10 years now, the Visit.brussels Awards have honoured projects that have enhanced the prestige of Brussels, both nationally and internationally. In each of the competition’s nine categories, different initiatives which are helping to improve the quality of the reception accorded to...

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Usquare.brussels: the urban plan is approved

On 19 November 2020, the Brussels Government approved, at the third hearing, the Urban Development Masterplan (PAD) for the former barracks at Ixelles. Steered by...

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Competitive tender for the first renovations, restorations and transformations of buildings

The Université libre de Bruxelles (ULB) – acting on behalf of the two universities involved in the Usquare.brussels project, ULB and VUB – and the Urban Development Corporation (SAU) have published a European public procurement...

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The Region issues planning permission to the SAU and to the universities ULB and VUB

Usquare.brussels, the conversion programme for the former Fritz Toussaint barracks in Ixelles, has just taken an important step forwards: the Brussels-Capital Region has issued planning permission for the first two projects for the renovation and repurposing of iconic buildings on the site....

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