SAU proposes CIVA site for Europan architecture competition

5 April 2021

The Urban Development Corporation (SAU) has proposed to Europan Belgium that the site of the International Centre for the City, Architecture and Landscape (CIVA) should be put forward for consideration by young architects in the...

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The old secondary power station. ©

SAU seeks temporary occupants for buildings at 17-19 Rue de Manchester

17 March 2021

The Urban Development Corporation (SAU) is today publishing a call for expressions of interest (CEI) to identify project owners for the temporary occupation of nearly 3,000 m2 of the site at 17-19 Rue de Manchester in 1080 Molenbeek-Saint-Jean as a foretaste of the artistic and creative hub that...

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The floors to which the call for expressions of interest for temporary occupation relates are in the buildings highlighted in blue on the Manchester site, which is itself outlined in blue. © (Simon Schmitt - SAU extends See U temporary occupation programme

1 February 2021

The Urban Development Corporation (SAU) has decided to extend See U, the temporary occupation programme for, the conversion project at the former Fritz Toussaint barracks in Ixelles, until March 2022. With the start of the first renovation work on the site drawing near,...

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Velodroom. © Eric Danhier

Brussels Region selects five teams for design of new Manchester artistic and creative centre in Molenbeek

29 January 2021

Following the presentation of an analytical report by the Urban Development Corporation (SAU), the Government of the Brussels-Capital Region has, in consultation with the SPRB Facilities Directorate, and the Region’s Chief Architect, selected five teams from the 30...

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The current situation at 13-15 and 17-19 rue de Manchester. © (Simon Schmitt -

SAU starts participatory process for the design of public spaces

20 January 2021

The Urban Development Corporation (SAU) has invited local residents, temporary occupants and students to participate in the design phase of the redevelopment of 18,000 m2 of public spaces on the site of the former Fritz Toussaint barracks at the corner of Boulevard Général...

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© sau-msi-brussels (Anyoji Beltrando) new phase in conversion of former Fritz Toussaint barracks

13 January 2021

The Minister-President of the Brussels-Capital Region, Rudi Vervoort, and the rectors of the Université Libre de Bruxelles, Annemie Schaus, and of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Caroline Pauwels, held a meeting yesterday to move forward, the project for the conversion...

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In blue: the buildings that are the subject of the long lease granted by the Region to ULB and VUB for the development of the university and academic part of © (Simon Schmitt -