Saint-Paul Technical Institute

Architect: Teema architecten
Client: DBFM Scholen van Morgen nv  
Advisors: Pascal De Munck (stability), Herelixka (techniques), D2S (acoustics), Raco (EPR), Macobo (safety coordination)
Location: Mol 
Surface: 2.339 m²  
Timing: 2012 - 2016
Budget: 3.690.000 €
Status: realized

© render: Teema architecten

Project support I Collaboration

Expansion of the St. Paul Technical Institute. The new building with 3 floors offers extra classrooms arranged around a common circulation space that connects with the existing building. This connection is realized by a footbridge over 3 floors so that not only the new building, but also the existing one is accessible.

The new building's roof will be equipped with an air group and PV-panels. The thermal envelope is minimized and kept as compact as possible, without involving the footbridge and the main staircase. The closed passageway and main staircase are therefore not heated and consequently follow the outside temperature.

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Bureau Bouwtechniek is responsible for the complete construction-technical support of Teema architecten from the tendering phase. BB is responsible for technical assistance during the design process, the layout of the implementation plans, the development of technical details, the blueprint of constructional specifications and estimates. BB leads the monitoring of the implementation.

Team BB: ir. arch. Gretel De Smet