519 – OASIS PROJECT – RAMAEKERS CITY BLOCK RESTAURATION

Laeken, Brussels (Belgium)

50°52’56,01’’N/4°20’40,14’’E

250 sqm and 0.75 ha landscaping; 2006 – 2011, (01/519)

Services performed
  • Urban design
  • Landscaping (with JNC International)
  • Architecture
  • Interior design
  • Structural engineering
  • Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing engineering
Description

The project consists in restructuring the internal green zone inside the Ramaekers city block, which houses 800 persons in 254 social dwellings.  These apartments have been refurbished in the years 1980. 

The renovation project includes several parts:

  • New space allotment following needs of different
    user categories: resting zone for elderly,
    playgrounds for children of various ages, etc.
  • New plantations (trees, hedges, shrubberies),
  • New public lighting system,
  • New external floor covering and drainage,
  • New fencing,
  • Refurbishment of central pergola.

The project includes also the complete refurbishment of the community centre, with an increase in surface from 158 to 250 sqm.  Most of the existing construction elements are maintained and extra spaces are added.

Location
Renderings
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