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Residential and office complex Nieuw Zuid Blok 17

Together with DRDH Architects, we built a residential tower on the Antwerp site Nieuw Zuid.
  • Architect: Tijdelijke Maatschap DRDH Architects - Bureau Bouwtechniek

  • Client: Triple Living NV

  • Surface: 18.800 m²

  • Budget: € 30.000.000

  • Timing: 2017 - 2022

  • Status: Executed

  • Photographer: Sarah Blee

  • Advisors: VK Architects & Engineers (stability, techniques, EPB, acoustics), Technix (safetycoordination), BAS Smets (landscape))

The complex consists of two parts that can be distinguished formally. The horizontal volume, an office building with four floors, culminates in a residential tower of 24 floors with 160 apartments and 3 layers of underground parking.

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Prefabricated concrete facade

The building has a façade of brick set behind a deep, trabeated, structure of pre-cast concrete elements, which provide external balcony space. The interior spaces play with elevations, voids, and floor-to-ceiling glazing.

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The high-rise was constructed entirely of architectural concrete, and sandwich panels were used for the façade of 22 floors. A technical feat that presented executive architect Bureau Bouwtechniek with many challenges, including wind and water loads, fire safety and the high energy requirements.

As executive architects, we help the designing architects with all technical and financial issues so that they can concentrate fully on the design. We also monitor the implementation and ensure that the objectives and the plan are always crystal clear for all partners, so that together we can realise our dreams.

Meet our project team

From Team Architecture (private sector Antwerp, Limburg, Flemish Brabant and Brussels) (2)

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ir. arch. Joris Minnen

Project architect
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J Olien Van Bever

ir. arch. Jolien Van Bever

Project architect
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From Team Computer Aided Design & BIM (1)

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arch. Tiny Vandenberghe

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