Conversion of former barracks picks up speed, with emphasis on reuse of materials

The Minister-President of the Brussels-Capital Region, Rudi Vervoort, the rector of ULB, Annemie Schaus, the acting rector of VUB, Jan Danckaert, and the director of the Urban Development Corporation, Gilles Delforge, took stock today of the state of progress of Usquare.brussels, the...

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Evaluating the See U temporary occupation programme

On 12 May, the Urban Development Corporation and Pali Pali are organising an afternoon of sharing experiences and collective evaluation at the Usquare.brussels site (the former Fritz Toussaint barracks in Ixelles) relating to the temporary occupation...

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The dismantling of the Velodroom will be at the centre of the programme for the final summer of See U as we know it. © Eric Danhier

New season for See U temporary occupation programme

Usquare.brussels, the transformation of the former Fritz Toussaint barracks in Ixelles into an open, mixed and multifunctional district, has entered its implementation phase. The...

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In blue, the buildings affected by this first work. © sau-msi.brussels (GlobalView)

First conversion work starts on iconic buildings of former Fritz Toussaint barracks

The Brussels Minister-President Rudi Vervoort, the rectors of ULB and VUB, Annemie Schaus and Caroline Pauwels, and the director of the Urban Development Corporation (SAU), Gilles Delforge, have announced the start of the first work on Usquare.brussels, the transformation of the former...

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Meet U: a neighbourhood programme to smooth the transition from See U to Usquare.brussels

The Urban Development Corporation (SAU) announced in February 2021 that it had decided to extend See U, the temporary occupation programme for Usquare.brussels, until March 2022. The SAU and the See U team then carried out an objective assessment of all projects. The aims were to reorganise the...

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A depiction of the future Clos des Mariés. © Atelier Kempe Thill – Kaderstudio

Brussels Region chooses plans by Atelier Kempe Thill - Kaderstudio consortium for first public housing operation at Usquare.brussels

The Minister-President of the Brussels-Capital Region, Rudi Vervoort, and the Secretary of State for Housing, Nawal Ben Hamou, have announced that the Housing Corporation of the Brussels-Capital Region (SLRB-BGHM) has appointed a consortium led by the architecture firms Atelier Kempe...

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