463-Apartement building for the Immobiliere SEM

Nijverheid / Industrie street6

6.357 sqm;  (2004); (01-463).
At design stage 

Services Performed:
– Architecture
– Mechanical, electrical, plumbing engineering

An office building in Brussels central business district, built in the early sixties is, in a first project, substantially transformed to houses 38 apartments rating from 50 m² to 120 m².

It is located at the corner of the wide and planted Montoyer street on the north corner side and the narrow Nijverheid/Industrie street on the east corner side.

A portion of the building is removed above the ground floor and the remaining corner section is extended with 4 additional levels and a roof garden with linden trees.

Every apartments enjoys a balcony with a different typology, some of which being vertical gardens.

The facade is flush in white enemaneld glass.

The ground floor is devoted to handsome commercial spaces.

A car-lift gives access to a parking for 16 small city-cars.


A later acquisition of an adjacent site leeds to a substantial revision of the project, refurbishing and extending  the existing building.

The two basement levels are widened to properly house the parkings.

Three sets of two office floors in mezzanine form the first six levels of the building.

They are crowned by two levels of 8 duplex appartment.

Document E41_01/463 -En Issue of 2005-03-15


Architecture and Engineering: Philippe SAMYN and PARTNERS All projects are designed by Philippe Samyn who also supervises every drawing
 Structural Engineering: Philippe SAMYN and PARTNERS with SETESCO (sister company 1986-2006) or INGENIEURSBUREAU MEIJER (sister company 2007-2015) if not mentioned
Services engineering: Philippe SAMYN and PARTNERS with FTI (sister company since 1989) if not mentioned

01-463 offices renovation, brussels.
Architecture: Partner in charge : B. Calcagno.
Associates : A. Böhlke, J.-P. Buse, H. Chasseur, F. Clesse, M. Demeulenare, G. Forthomme, C. Janssens
P.-L. Limbourg, A. Remue, C. Stalmans, Th. Wynen

First project : 4.773 sqm aboveground, 1.559 sqm underground. Second project : 5.322 sqm aboveground, 1.867 sqm underground ; 2004 – ; (01/463).


For plans sections and elevations, please refer to the archives section of the site available from the “references” menu.

463-Apartement building for the Immobiliere SEMDEBBA