Usquare.brussels: first conversion work starts on iconic buildings of former Fritz Toussaint barracks

14 December 2021

The Brussels Minister-President Rudi Vervoort, the rectors of ULB and VUB, Annemie Schaus and Caroline Pauwels, and the director of the Urban Development Corporation (SAU), Gilles Delforge, have announced the start of the first work on Usquare.brussels, the transformation of the former...

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In blue, the buildings affected by this first work. © sau-msi.brussels (GlobalView)

MolenWest Square: SAU project wins Brussels Architecture Prize

13 December 2021

MolenWest Square, the temporary occupation programme initiated by the Urban Development Corporation (SAU), whose infrastructure was designed by 1010 Architecture & Urbanism, has won the Brussels Architecture Prize in the Public Space category. The awards were presented to the winners...

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Meet U: a neighbourhood programme to smooth the transition from See U to Usquare.brussels

22 October 2021

The Urban Development Corporation (SAU) announced in February 2021 that it had decided to extend See U, the temporary occupation programme for Usquare.brussels, until March 2022. The SAU and the See U team then carried out an objective assessment of all projects. The aims were to reorganise the...

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© See U

Brussels Region chooses plans by Atelier Kempe Thill - Kaderstudio consortium for first public housing operation at Usquare.brussels

21 October 2021

The Minister-President of the Brussels-Capital Region, Rudi Vervoort, and the Secretary of State for Housing, Nawal Ben Hamou, have announced that the Housing Corporation of the Brussels-Capital Region (SLRB-BGHM) has appointed a consortium led by the architecture firms Atelier Kempe...

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A depiction of the future Clos des Mariés. © Atelier Kempe Thill – Kaderstudio

Brussels Region unveils future integrated support centre for drug users

12 October 2021

On Tuesday 12 October, the Brussels-Capital Region joined with the mayors of the City of Brussels and the municipality of Molenbeek Saint-Jean, Philippe Close and Catherine Moureaux, in unveiling the plans for the future Integrated Centre for Vulnerable Drug Users. The Integrated Centre...

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The south façade of the future building, to the side of the future Béco Park. © Bogdan & Van Broeck – BC Architects & Studies

The SAU at the Realty 2021 trade fair

17 September 2021

The SAU will be present with citydev.brussels at the Realty professional real estate trade fair on Wednesday 22 September at 9 am to give an overview of its current and future public procurement procedures: Usquare.brussels, Frame, LE CHAT cartoon museum, Hippodrome, Manchester, Magasin 4 and...

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