Complex of 28 housing units - Passive building - EXEMPLARY BUILDING 2013

Design and construction of a complex composed of residential units (28 residential units), a small municipal building (including a kitchen workshop), a semi-public area and a car park.

Design certified as “sustainable district” (ecological quality of its area, social fabric and its economical sustainability).

Another special feature: gardens on all floors – creation of vertical gardens.

Reduction of needs in primary energy for complying with the NZEB concept (photovoltaic panels installed). Overall water management system (wastewater and rainwater).

Passive standard for the residential units.

Surface area:

  • Car park: 3,000 m2 over 2 underground levels
  • Kitchen workshop: +/- 320 m²
  • Communal areas (cycles, play area and open ground): 2,700 m²
  • Social housing: 1,700 m² + 2500 m²


Ixelles local authority

Project Dates

Handover : 2015


Project Manager – bureau d’architecture R2D2

Project Figures

10,200 m²